Most Effective Baffle Design?

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Most Effective Baffle Design?

Post by Death Monkey » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:54 pm

I was wondering what is the most effective suppressor design. I'm familiar with most of the common baffles (K's, M's, Omega's, Monocore's, Cone's and Step's), but am don't know which is most effective for sound suppression.

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Re: Most Effective Baffle Design?

Post by Bendersquint » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:29 pm

Death Monkey wrote:I was wondering what is the most effective suppressor design. I'm familiar with most of the common baffles (K's, M's, Omega's, Monocore's, Cone's and Step's), but am don't know which is most effective for sound suppression.
Unfortunately thats not an easy question to answer. There is no one fits all baffle design.

It depends on caliber, size of suppressor, rate of fire etc...every caliber performs differently even under different sizes.

Can you give us more details on what you are looking for?

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Post by Death Monkey » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:59 pm

I was thinking .223 or 7.62x39 at a low rate of fire. Size 1.5 by 8, maybe slightly larger.

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Post by Capt. Link. » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:19 pm

Death Monkey wrote:I was thinking .223 or 7.62x39 at a low rate of fire. Size 1.5 by 8, maybe slightly larger.
I would vote for a asymmetric Finn type baffle and it descendents or one of the new ported cone type baffles.
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Post by Bendersquint » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:27 pm

Either what the good Cpt recommends or a simple cone spacer combo would be a very good combo.

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Re: Most Effective Baffle Design?

Post by Griz » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:17 pm

I know that this info is scattered throughout the forum for those who are good a searching, but would a RKI or two be willing give a short commentary of the conventional wisdom on each type? For example, are Ks better than Cones for subsonic 300blk? What about for high pressure supersonic rounds like .223?

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Post by Bendersquint » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:49 pm

Griz wrote:I know that this info is scattered throughout the forum for those who are good a searching, but would a RKI or two be willing give a short commentary of the conventional wisdom on each type? For example, are Ks better than Cones for subsonic 300blk? What about for high pressure supersonic rounds like .223?
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Post by Griz » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:57 pm

Bendersquint wrote:
Griz wrote:I know that this info is scattered throughout the forum for those who are good a searching, but would a RKI or two be willing give a short commentary of the conventional wisdom on each type? For example, are Ks better than Cones for subsonic 300blk? What about for high pressure supersonic rounds like .223?
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Post by Bendersquint » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:07 pm

Griz wrote:
Bendersquint wrote:
Griz wrote:I know that this info is scattered throughout the forum for those who are good a searching, but would a RKI or two be willing give a short commentary of the conventional wisdom on each type? For example, are Ks better than Cones for subsonic 300blk? What about for high pressure supersonic rounds like .223?
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Gotcha.

Do understand it is a very subjective topic, often argued by the experienced and inexperienced alike.

I will see what I can come up with.

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Post by LavaRed » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:11 am

Griz wrote:I know that this info is scattered throughout the forum for those who are good a searching, but would a RKI or two be willing give a short commentary of the conventional wisdom on each type? For example, are Ks better than Cones for subsonic 300blk? What about for high pressure supersonic rounds like .223?
Difficult to say. Everchanging, the field of baffle design is. Ideal for specific parameters, each baffle type is. Predict the future of baffle design, we can not.
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Re: Most Effective Baffle Design?

Post by twodollarbill » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:57 am

1970's Sonic's spiral diffusser has my vote :lol:
A can full of those would be interesting 8)

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Re: Most Effective Baffle Design?

Post by Death Monkey » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:10 am

Capt. Link. wrote: I would vote for a asymmetric Finn type baffle and it descendents or one of the new ported cone type baffles.
Do you have an example or picture of either?

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