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Homemade silencer

by , Posted to on 08/10/2012 1:11 PM | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 08/29/2009
Location: ND
In the movie Shooter, the good guy smokes the bad guy with a plastic bottle on the gun barrel for a silencer.

Does this work?

Is it dangerous?

Damage your gun?

Any other silencer type home remedy out there to debunk or discuss?

                                                                                                                         

Re: Homemade silencer
by on 08/10/2012 1:12 PM | Reply #1 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 12/07/2009
Location: nd
 I think the Mythbusters busted this one...I could be mistaken though.
The wheel is spinning..but the hamster is dead.
Re: Homemade silencer
by on 08/10/2012 2:38 PM | Reply #2 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 02/09/2003
Location: ND
It works with a .22 but it adversely affects accuracy or so I have heard.

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Re: Homemade silencer
by on 08/10/2012 3:19 PM | Reply #3 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 05/04/2007
Location: ND
Works great. Tuesday night's assassination went off without a hitch.
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Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.
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by on 08/10/2012 3:19 PM | Reply #4 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 09/07/2010
Location: ND
I don't remember the part you are talking about in that movie, but it wouldn't compare to an actual suppressor is my guess since I've never tried it. Check youtube, I have seen videos on it there.

From my understanding of the law, if you make one and you haven't paid the "tax" that allows you to have a suppressor, you will be breaking federal law, fined and potentially end up in a gulag... er, I mean prison.
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by on 08/10/2012 3:48 PM | Reply #5 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 08/12/2003
Location: ND
 Sans the FFL manufacturing permit, you're in deep doo-doo if you're making your own.  That'd include ANYTHING added to the muzzle end of a bbl for the purposes of making it quieter.

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by on 08/10/2012 3:57 PM | Reply #6 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 05/04/2007
Location: ND
Horsager Said:
 Sans the FFL manufacturing permit, you're in deep doo-doo if you're making your own.  That'd include ANYTHING added to the muzzle end of a bbl for the purposes of making it quieter.
He's a buzzkiller - but he is also SO RIGHT.

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.
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by on 08/10/2012 3:58 PM | Reply #7 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 12/24/2001
Location: ND

It works heard it from a buddy that if you stuff it with a little pillow stuffing insert the pistol barrel and tape it on you get about 10 shots before it starts getting loud sounds just like the movies. He said he used it on a buckmark 22 pistol just don't get caught

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by on 08/10/2012 5:59 PM | Reply #8 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Location: ND
Atypical Said:
I don't remember the part you are talking about in that movie, but it wouldn't compare to an actual suppressor is my guess since I've never tried it. Check youtube, I have seen videos on it there.

From my understanding of the law, if you make one and you haven't paid the "tax" that allows you to have a suppressor, you will be breaking federal law, fined and potentially end up in a gulag... er, I mean prison.
The bad guys had the token chump tied up in a barn and were torturing him,  the good guy was in a boat

                                                                                                                         

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by on 08/10/2012 6:04 PM | Reply #9 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 08/29/2009
Location: ND
My daughter planted corn in the garden and is bummed that something is beating her to it.  They think it is deer but I suspect coons.    Wife won't let me tie a cat to a post so I am looking into control methods,  Is subsonic ammo availble at most hunting places?

                                                                                                                         

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by on 08/10/2012 8:24 PM | Reply #10 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 01/08/2002
Location: ND
 A chupacabra tied to a 19 1/4 inch post with a squirrel duct taped to its pee pee (with blue tape of course) will scare the piss out of even the hungriest of corn eating deer.
 
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by on 08/10/2012 8:32 PM | Reply #11 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 01/08/2002
Location: ND
 oh almost forgot... it has to be  red squirrel and must be fastened in such a way that it faces the chupacabras berry sack
 
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by on 08/10/2012 9:30 PM | Reply #12 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 01/02/2011
Location: ND
To legally make a suppressor it is a form A which has to be submitted and in your hands before you start building.  To purchase it is a form 4, you purchase first get serial number and submit paperwork and wait for before you can pick it up.

There isn't much to them.  Some baffles to slow the air down and let it escape slowly.  Which results in less audible noise.

Brent

 
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by on 08/10/2012 10:00 PM | Reply #13 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Location: ND
cpete2 Said:
 A chupacabra tied to a 19 1/4 inch post with a squirrel duct taped to its pee pee (with blue tape of course) will scare the piss out of even the hungriest of corn eating deer.


You bring the chupacabra, i will get the tape,  All the beer you can drink

                                                                                                                         

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by on 08/10/2012 11:23 PM | Reply #14 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 01/08/2002
Location: ND

WormWiggler Said:
cpete2 Said:
 A chupacabra tied to a 19 1/4 inch post with a squirrel duct taped to its pee pee (with blue tape of course) will scare the piss out of even the hungriest of corn eating deer.


You bring the chupacabra, i will get the tape,  All the beer you can drink

I was sorta hoping you would provide the Chupacabra and I could just show up with some blue tape and drink your beer.
 
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by on 08/10/2012 11:26 PM | Reply #15 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 01/08/2002
Location: ND
 Oh yea, Mean scary monsters aside, switch your profile to accept pm's for a couple hours.
 
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