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Integral Suppressor

BenDibble Mar 21, 2017

  1. BenDibble

    BenDibble Resident Mortician JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    I currently have a 4" Ruger Mark III with a stainless bull barrel.
    What I am thinking of doing is either selling it and buying a new Mark IV with threaded barrel, or getting a new upper for the Mark III and turning it into an integral suppressor.

    The question here is, what is your experience with integral suppressors, especially with .22LR firearms?

    I do already own a dedicated .22LR can, which i keep on my Ruger Charger.

    I'd like this to also be a general information thread about integral suppressors. So, please, give me some experiences, wether good or bad.
     
  2. seandavid55

    seandavid55 JDBA4L JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    I'm a fan of integrals.But since you have a .22 can already I'd just get another complete pistol. I went the upper route for a while, just to find a lower later to put on it. Having 2 complete pistols was a better way to go for me.
     
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  3. drecon

    drecon JDBA4L JDBA Official Member

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    I agree with seandavid55, I dig integrals but if I was to do one I wouldn't do it for a pistol since I have a .22 can. I would do one as a dedicated 10/22 type setup.
     
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  4. RazorSharp

    RazorSharp RZRSHRPDVL Brigade Member

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    How easy do they come apart for cleaning? With the lead buildup from .22 rim fire, ease of cleaning would be a concern for me.
     
  5. L R Harner

    L R Harner They call me "Butch" Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    that was my question cleaning
     
  6. Mike Grasso

    Mike Grasso "to protect and to serve" Super Moderator Brigade Member

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    I have a threaded upper I could part with. Like the above I like a crew on suppressor, easier to deal with and clean.
     
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  7. HappyG

    HappyG Average member

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    I love ruger, but I would look into smith and wessons, victory. Seen one at gun show threaded for 365. I doubt you can get s mark 4 for that price.

    As far as intergal goes, its worthless too me until HPA passes. Then evertything I own will be intergal, but unti then No from me. If you do decide to cut barrel have Tornado Technology, cut thread and crown, but by then you could have bought victory.
     
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  8. BenDibble

    BenDibble Resident Mortician JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    Thanks so far for the feedback. Looking to completely move away from the Mark III and have been searching around the gun stores, but no real stock on the threaded Mark IVs.

    That being said, Innovative Arms has released some initial details on a new integral Mark IV Target.

    Look at those pictures. :drool:

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  9. seandavid55

    seandavid55 JDBA4L JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    Looks like an awesome setup.
     
  10. HappyG

    HappyG Average member

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    That's nice looking, ruger is coming out with some nice suppressor integral firearms.
     

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