Current gold standard for rimfire can?

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Elkins45
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Current gold standard for rimfire can?

Post by Elkins45 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:48 pm

What’s the current winner for best rimfire can? Quietness and ease of cleaning are about even with regards to my definition of “best” with quiet perhaps taking a slight lead.

I currently own a Form 1 rimfire can and a Spectre II. My homemade can is as quiet as the Spectre but it’s also quite a bit bigger. I thought about just doing another Form 1 but if there’s a better can than the Spectre II I would probably spring for it.

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Re: Current gold standard for rimfire can?

Post by John A. » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:55 pm

There are a couple rimfire cans that meter in the lower 114's or so now which in reality is down into the floor of action noise.

The gemtech mist and the Liberty Vector is also good too. And probably easier to clean than the former.
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Re: Current gold standard for rimfire can?

Post by ECCO Machine » Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:10 pm

TBAC Takedown .22 is one of the quietest on a pistol at 118 dB, also runs about 114 on a rifle. But it's a little heavy and not modular.

I have no direct experience with the Rugged Occulus, but hear good things.

There are so dang many, though, and most of them are at least decent. It's just not that difficult to suppress .22.

Of course, I have a model that meters 115 on 16" rifles and 121 on pistols. Technically two, a 1.0" x 5.5", 4.1 ounce Ti tube critter with 416 SS blast baffle and 7075-T651 for the rest, and a modular version with all stainless baffles that tips the scales at 5.5 oz and can be 3.0" or 5.5"

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Re: Current gold standard for rimfire can?

Post by Elkins45 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:37 am

A local shop has the Sig SRD22X for $279, which seems like a good deal. I watched a video where a guy from Sig claimed 110 dB on a rifle. That sounds like a pretty quiet can.

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Re: Current gold standard for rimfire can?

Post by quiettime » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:11 am

Mask HD is a darn good performer.

Against my Warlock II (aluminum Spectre II) it is hands down winner with almost no FRP and nicer tone to boot.

There are lots of truly great rimfire cans on the market now but I can honestly say after a couple years with the Mask I'm still glad I bought it.

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