multi-caliber suppressors ??

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multi-caliber suppressors ??

Post by texas yankee » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:58 pm

I may be getting a suppressor (my first) for a 5.56 \ .223 bullpup I'm lusting after - is there such a thing as a multi-caliber suppressor, something I could use for 5.56, 7.62x39, 9mm, and 22LR ?

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Re: multi-caliber suppressors ??

Post by DustyJacket » Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:35 pm

Not 9mm

A good 7.62mm suppressor should be able to handle .223/5.56mm, but not the larger, lower-pressure 9mm.
And any sealed can would not be a great thing to shoot dirty .22 through. Too much gunk would stay in the can - soot mixed with vaporized lead.

A well made 9mm that can be taken apart will do 9mm, .22, 300BLK (subsonic only), but not 7.62mm nor 5.56mm high pressure rounds.
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Re: multi-caliber suppressors ??

Post by Toetagger » Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:59 pm

Griffin Armament Optimus or Silencerco Hybrid should.

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Post by doubloon » Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:05 pm

Multi-caliber, yes.

Interchangeable caliber, not in this country. At least not until after the Hearing Protection Act passes, if.
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Re: multi-caliber suppressors ??

Post by poikilotrm » Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:25 pm

A .45 can will work on any pistol chambering smaller than .45. A .308 can will work on anything smaller.
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Post by curtistactical » Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:03 pm

Our Curtis Tactical ST9CFP will work on 9mm, 300blk subs and supers 8", 5.56mm 16", 308/7.62mm 18" and any 22.
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Post by T-Rex » Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:24 pm

curtistactical wrote:Our Curtis Tactical ST9CFP will work on 9mm, 300blk subs and supers 8", 5.56mm 16", 308/7.62mm 18" and any 22.
Joe, you should add this info to your website. Not only could it sway someone's decision, looking at it on your site, but it will most likely show up in a google search.

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Re: multi-caliber suppressors ??

Post by Zulu95 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:29 pm

curtistactical wrote:Our Curtis Tactical ST9CFP will work on 9mm, 300blk subs and supers 8", 5.56mm 16", 308/7.62mm 18" and any 22.
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Post by Kanook » Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:30 pm

Liberty Mystic X and the Liberty Cosmic will handle what you ask and then some.

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Post by Hamond » Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:05 pm

in some calibers it possible. Here is an example of how it sounds the same suppressor in different caliber. https://youtu.be/OfAPoyrhgRc

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Re: multi-caliber suppressors ??

Post by Mad-Dawg » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:51 pm

There are only two cans that meet your requirements- for the most part.
The Griffin Armament Optimus fits your current desires the best. If you decide to venture into .40 or .45, you'll need a different can.
The Silencerco Hybrid will handle larger calibers, but should not be used with rimfire cartridges like .22LR. .22LR is dirty, and needs a can that you can clean out periodically... Besides, the Hybrid would be kind of large on a .22LR, especially a pistol. Think that the Optimus might be a bit large too.

Personally, I'd gt two can's; a dedicated .22 LR can that is relatively easy to clean, and a good can like the hybrid or optimus. Look up the specs, consider what you will want now, and a year down the road, and maybe even further. Two months ago, the real wait was towards 10 months after purchasing. Find a dealer that has what you want; they will often let you fit it on- and you can sometimes judge better what you really need. Bigger cans like the Hybrid, and the Optimus will likely make your sights less than useful. Smaller cans can be louder. .22LR is a different animal and should be treated as such.

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