Silencer Anyone?

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  1. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Elite Refuge Member

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    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator

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    American Rifleman latest issue has a good write-up on a silencer company. What makes them special is they will do 90% of the paperwork for you, check on the status of the approval, and notify you when it is ready. Plus, per AR, they make good silencers.

    Actually, I guess I should be saying, 'suppressors'.
     
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    Billy Bob Elite Refuge Member

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    I can't imaging trying to shoot with that huge thing on the end of the barrel. How bad would it throw off the balance of the gun. That being said, I would love a suppressor for my .410. It's already so much quieter than a 12 gauge that it throws off boom scouters and last season was the first season for over 20 years that I haven't had a single person successfully boom scout a hot spot I was hunting. I'm really surprised more hunters more hunters haven't bought them. They have been around a long time.
     
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    Aunt Betty Elite Refuge Member

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    I enjoy the sound of my gun echoing off a thousand trees focused by a sheet of water.
    May as well put a suppressor on the duck call too.
     
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    Neighbor Guy Senior Refuge Member

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    I would consider one on my 20ga.

    There are some spots we hunt that have a few houses close by. One of those neighbors can be a bit grumpy. That would help the relations some.
     
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    Vahunter Elite Refuge Member

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    They are suppressors. They don't silence anything.
    I went to a demo day for the things a couple years ago. The shotgun one made the shotgun almost unuseable with that weight on the end. They set up a bunch of targets in a row. I asked the guy running that demo if I could shoot three targets, swinging the gun kind of like wing shooting. For a second, I thought i was the fulcrum of a pendulum......
     
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    The ones in the American Rifleman article are made of Titanium, I don’t think weight would be a real issue. I want a .22 Suppressor to put on a rifle or pistol! :yes
     
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    LOL....I’ve got a Hastings Metro extension that will do as well, that I’ll sell.
     
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    Not sure i could be convinced to run one on a shotgun while hunting, but it would be a fun toy for the range. On my rifles I won't shoot without a suppressor any more though, both rimfires and the biguns. It's so much more pleasant both from a recoil perspective and noise for yourself and the folks around you.
     
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    oskar Senior Refuge Member

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    Tom Austin was/is running one on his predator hunting shotgun.
     

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