Any sources of 17-4 Tube?

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Any sources of 17-4 Tube?

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Any sources for 17-4 tube or do I need to start w/ round stock & bore out?
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I don't believe 17-4 commonly comes in tube form. I've made a few suppressors with 17-4 baffles and used 316 as tube. Any particular reason to use the 17-4?
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just strength. 316 for the outer tube will work, but obviously a little thicker.
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What are some good sources for 316 tube? Would prefer DOM and not welded pipe.
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I usually order from Online Metals, mostly because I can drive over and pick up without paying shipping. I also cruise the 'bay and find some deals there.
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Use 17-4 and make it tubeless. 17-4 welds great. Most everything I build is tubeless unless it’s going on a .22.
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