Suppressors and first round pop

Discussion in 'NFA Firearms & Related Items' started by SOT_II, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. SOT_II

    SOT_II New Member

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    Aug 5, 2004
    The Berkshires
  2. gpostal

    gpostal Former Guest

    Feb 20, 2003
    I think it was a technical problem ,not a rule

    neat though
     

  3. LIKTOSHOOT

    LIKTOSHOOT Advanced Senior Member

    Apr 26, 2001
    I would hate to be such a rookie for a switch....


    LTS
     
  4. Raven18940

    Raven18940 New Member

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    Mar 24, 2004
    Damn, military people get all the fun toys.
     
  5. SOT_II

    SOT_II New Member

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    Aug 5, 2004
    The Berkshires
    Yes FRP is a very common issue with many suppressors.

    http://www.gem-tech.com/outback.html

    Or maybe gemtech and half the suppressor manufacturers out there just think FRP is a "technical problem" and not something that is to be worked on.

    "As with most Gemtech suppressors, the Outback-II is designed to operate dry with no messy artificial environment. Upgrades of the original Outback to the Outback-II configuration are available. Contact us by phone (208-939-7222) for details.

    • Significant reduction of first round pop"
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2004
  6. SOT_II

    SOT_II New Member

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    Aug 5, 2004
    The Berkshires
    has nothing to do with the military, machine guns and suppressors are leagl in many states. It's a transferable machine gun with a .22 upper and a legally owned suppressor.
     
  7. Raven18940

    Raven18940 New Member

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    Mar 24, 2004
    in pennsy a weapon with a suppressor is considered an "ofensive weapon" aka illegal.
     
  8. 45Smashemflat

    45Smashemflat Active Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    Is FRP a function of the condition of the suppressor - in other words, maybe its "too clean?" - like a first round zero is usually different than one from a slightly fouled bore?

    I'm guessing something like that, as otherwise what would be the definition of "first round" unless its like a Thermos - it just knows... :)

    The old Swedish K and S&W 9mm's we blanket heads used were generally function fired before heading to the field to aviod this - and other calamities.
     
  9. Admin

    Admin Active Member Staff Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    First chance in awhile I've had to drop in on this forum, SOT II, Raven, 45Smash,
    good to see the exchange of info in here. Thumbs Up, Folks!

    Tac
     
  10. Raven18940

    Raven18940 New Member

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    Mar 24, 2004
    Really, I didn't contribute anything useful.
     
  11. SOT_II

    SOT_II New Member

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    Aug 5, 2004
    The Berkshires
    You mean PA? suppressors are TOTALLY legal in PA, attached to ANY type of firearm.

    They are "illegal" if you do not have Federal approval.
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2004
  12. stash247

    stash247 New Member

    Oct 18, 2003
    Central Texas
    Frp is supposed to be linked to the difference in the internal atmosphere of the can. Read this somewhere, a long time ago, I think on the AWC website( Dr. Dater)
    Interestingly, "wet" cans do not generally exhibit this phenomenon.
     
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