THE QMF .45!! NEW RELEASE FROM THOMPSON MACHINE!!! w/ Video

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THE QMF .45!! NEW RELEASE FROM THOMPSON MACHINE!!! w/ Video

Post by [email protected] Machine » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:48 pm

We're very proud to announce the release of our newest suppressor, the QMF .45. If you've noticed that we've been a little quiet on the forums lately, this is why. :twisted:
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Specs:
Length: 6.8"
Diameter: 1.375"
Weight: 5.4oz
Material: 6061 T6
Finish: Type III Hardcoat Anodized/Matte Black Powdercoated
for optimum durability
Design: Mono-Baffle w/ Take-down tool
included
Introductory Price: $499.00

Video of the QMF being fired next to the excellent SWR HEMS II.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TFkQodZFTQ

The QMF is one of the lightest, smallest full-size .45 acp cans on the market and offers excellent suppression levels dry and shocking levels when fired wet. On top of that, it is affordable, and is able to be fully and easily disassembled for cleaning.

The QMF uses a boosterless design for reduced blowback and perceived sound at the shooter's ear, and cycles flawlessly and with authority on all full and mid-size .45 pistols that we have tested it on, including 1911s, XDs, and Glocks.

As always guys, if you have any questions about the QMF, ask away!! To place orders, email me at [email protected].

Here are some more pics :wink:
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Post by Selectedmarksman » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:01 am

I'm assuming this is a wiped design like most of your other offerings. How many rounds before you need to replace the wipe?
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Post by [email protected] Machine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:05 am

Selectedmarksman,

The QMF is a wipeless can.

It does not need them. :wink:
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Post by Cj Two A » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:13 am

Christ. How many can's are you guys gonna pop out? This is just getting scary. And expensive to think about.

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Post by chevyman73 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:14 am

Is that the prototype Richard demonstrated for me? I only ask since I see the rounded end cap. I can certainly attest to it living up to the Q of the QMF.
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Post by [email protected] Machine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:18 am

Curtis,

We have ended up making the production can look exactly like the prototype you saw. All of the features are purposeful, including the rounded endcap.

Yours is going to be one of the first out of the batch! :wink:
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Post by [email protected] Machine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:24 am

Christ. How many can's are you guys gonna pop out? This is just getting scary. And expensive to think about.
Richard has been making cans since the early 90's, so some of these designs have been in the works for 10-15 years. :D I have also been designing baffles for some time. It may appear that we're just "poppin" em out, but these are just lots of years of work coming to fruition. :wink:
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Post by chevyman73 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:28 am

Awesome! I can't wait even though I have to. It's certainly impressive so jump on them guys. I just happened to stumble on the video on their youtube page about a month ago and have bugged Brooks about it since. Thanks again Brooks!
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Post by Selectedmarksman » Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:49 am

We all know that videos are not great indicators of silencer performance, but I'm pretty shocked that's a wipeless can after what I saw/heard. Nice work, gentlemen.
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Post by ThePatriot » Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:59 am

Very cool man! Meter that mofo
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Post by johndoe3 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:11 am

Great job guys and thanks for the video. Clearly the wet QMF was quieter than the wet Hems 2.
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Post by rockman96 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:26 am

Geez guys, I just dropped $600 on taxes for the last batch from you guys, you need to cut this out. :lol: Seriously, VERY cool. It appears to be take-apart like the others(?).

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Post by Artful » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:46 am

so QMF and Poseidon 45 can's both huh - one wipeless and one wiped both designed to be shot wet only? What's it like without ablative?

Very cool stuff your doing.
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Post by Conqueror » Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:08 am

Gemtech Blackside .45: 6.1" x 1.375", 5.2oz, no booster, unreliable as F--k.

I'm just sayin'...
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Post by [email protected] Machine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:24 am

Gemtech Blackside .45: 6.1" x 1.375", 5.2oz, no booster, unreliable as F--k.

I'm just sayin'...

Cycling also has a lot to do with baffle design. The QMF works 100% on everything we've tried it on.

A local customer actually brought by his Blackside for comparison. The QMF absolutely blows it away dry and wet. Hard to quantify, but I would say that the QMF is perceived as half as loud.
so QMF and Poseidon 45 can's both huh - one wipeless and one wiped both designed to be shot wet only? What's it like without ablative?

Very cool stuff your doing.
Thanks! :D Actually the QMF is very comfortable to shoot dry unlike every other .45 can I have ever fired. (have yet to try a Ti-Rant or Osprey) It is quieter dry than the HEMS II, and WAAYYYYY quieter than the Blackside.
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Post by wreckdiver » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:26 pm

Awesome.

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Post by diablito » Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:48 pm

Sounds great... closer to the camera mic and yet HEMS2 sounds louder... to me at least...


Conqueror wrote:Gemtech Blackside .45: 6.1" x 1.375", 5.2oz, no booster, unreliable as F--k.

I'm just sayin'...


Brooks- I dont mean to high jack your thread but I have to address this... my boosterless blackside fitted to a Nighthawk has cycled 2000 rounds, wet and dry, without one issue... just sayin

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Post by adrianrog » Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:32 pm

I'm a noob, so if this is a silly question, sorry. With the can installed, can you see your sights on that pistol?

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Post by KiloXray » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:10 pm

Are you able to/ have you/ how does it sound with .40 SW coming out of it?
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Post by winsor » Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:33 pm

Awesome.

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Post by cdmillig » Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:54 pm

Conqueror wrote:Gemtech Blackside .45: 6.1" x 1.375", 5.2oz, no booster, unreliable as F--k.

I'm just sayin'...
I was thinking, does that even qualify as a silencer? haha

Edit- meant to also say Wow, nice job guys...looks great!
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Post by Crosshair » Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:55 pm

QMF = "Quiet Mother ***ker" ? 8)
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Post by [email protected] Machine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:27 pm

QMF = "Quiet Mother ***ker" ?
.......Maaayyyybbeee :wink:

Here's how it was named.

Richard pulls trigger on G21, we look at eachother, and simultaneously exclaim:

HOLY S**T that's one Quiet Mother***er :twisted:

To answer an earlier question, you can't see standard sights over it since it's a 1 3/8" diameter can, but it is very easy to either get aftermarket elevated sights, or just "look through" the can.
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Post by [email protected] Machine » Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:28 pm

Have not tried it with .40 yet, but it is on the agenda.
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Post by Crosshair » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:03 pm

[email protected] Machine wrote:.......Maaayyyybbeee :wink:
He He. Always plead the 5th.

Just make sure on your next prototype can that you don't get a bad baffle strike or else it will be named the HFWTHJH. :lol:

Perhaps you could make a derringer in 500 S&W. Name it the, OMFGITTFTJBMGDH. :D
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