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AAC flash hider for 5.56

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by pag23, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. pag23

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    Any pros or cons with this flash hider? Advantages of the version that you could mount a suppressor on?

    Thanks for any comments! :cool:
     
  2. mjkeat

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    Hides flash but has no comp value. Yes, you can mount a suppressor to it.
     


  3. Brian Brazier

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    No better than a standard A2 at hiding flash, you can mount a Gemtech Halo on a A2, I tried a few different flash hiders, and I ended up going back to the standard A2
     
  4. bithabus

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    Hides flash better than anything else but I can't stand the ringing noise. I use Surefire flash hiders.
     
  5. Brian Brazier

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  6. Big Bird

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    If you put a supressor on the AAC it won't ring....just sayin'...
     
  7. bithabus

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    And when you take the suppressor off it starts ringing again
     
  8. TactiCool

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  9. pag23

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    Was watching Youtube and heard that ringing noise on a posted video.

    In regards to the Surefire & PWS, I am curious about your experiences.

    I don't believe a suppressor is in my future purchasing budget but you never know.
     
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  10. Travclem

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    They are great flash hiders but they do ring like tuning forks. I replaced all of mine with YHM suppressor mount brakes since I went that direction with my suppressors.
     
  11. bithabus

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    I have a surefire suppressor so I use their mounts on my 5.56 guns. Haven't tried the PWS but it looks like a good design.

    The YHM Phantom works well and is cheap.
     
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  12. Big Bird

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    Why take the suppressor off?
     
  13. FnKev

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    But, why would you shoot un-suppressed? :tongueout:
     
  14. Travclem

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    My reasoning is why put wear on my can if shooting with friends who don't have suppressors? I have to wear ears anyhow.
     
  15. Big Bird

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    Then your problem is solved...you won't hear the ringing with ear muffs on.:tongueout:
     
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  16. Travclem

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    Haha yeah I do.
     
  17. Big Bird

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    Buy better earmuffs...:wavey:
     
  18. Fwdftw

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    lol bird i dont think your gonna win this one!
     
  19. Travclem

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    I wear electronic earmuffs so I can hear what's going on. The ringing doesn't really bother me but it does some people.


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  20. Big Bird

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    1. Turn off your earmuffs.

    2. Only shoot this gun with people you want to annoy.

    C'mon man...work with me here...