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Finally got my suppressor

Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by Fuerte, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. Fuerte

    Fuerte Cigar?

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    SWR SPECTER II

    Took 7 1/2 months to get the stamp.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. wolf19r

    wolf19r Problem Solved!

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    Nice set up! Can't wait for my stamp to come in.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Ohub Campfire mobile app
     

    Last edited: Sep 6, 2013

  3. GlockPride

    GlockPride Glock 23

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    Sweet. That was on the list, but I went with the AAC Pilot.
    That wait is killer. I'm thinking of another can, but don't want the wait. Plus, I'm apparently on an 'evil trust'. :)
     
  4. Kwesi

    Kwesi

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    Me like! You are going to enjoy the Spectre II. Mine was approved last year. I put a Griptastic cover on mine. Mine is on a Buckmark Camper & does not interfere with the front sight. These covers are sold on the Subguns.com forum. I have no financial interest. It keeps your can cool to the touch. I fired 300 rounds and was able to remove it with my hand. Sorry to ramble on so much.
     
  5. XDfense

    XDfense

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    Congrats. I'm researching a lot for my first can. Can you elaborate on why you went with the Spectre? Mine will go on a buckmark. My LGS stocks AAC and Silencerco. I'm leaning toward the Element 2 but I'm not sure yet.
     
  6. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Very nice!!

    Shooting a Suppressed .22 is very addictive!!

    :cool:
     
  7. LASTRESORT20

    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

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  8. Kwesi

    Kwesi

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    I was originally going with the Sparrow until a very knowledgeable friend advised me to go with the Spectre II. He was my SOT that had both in stock. IIRC there were a few reasons:
    1. The o-ring and different baffles
    2. It is also rated for the 5.7x28mm which I have (Sparrow might be the same)
    3. It is full auto rated for .22LR which I shoot
     
  9. Fuerte

    Fuerte Cigar?

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    The Woodlands, TX
    Thanks. I'll check that out.
     
  10. Fuerte

    Fuerte Cigar?

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    Apr 29, 2005
    The Woodlands, TX
    That plus:

    It is user serviceable and easy to disassemble.

    While researching, I didn't find any issues with a first round pop.

    It is pretty quite on the Ruger 22/45 Lite in the picture. On my Savage Mark II FV-SR rifle, it is amazingly quiet. Quieter than a pellet gun...
     
  11. rem2429

    rem2429

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    I think you have that backwards. SparrowSS has o ring, and is full auto and 5.7 rated. I'm on month 6 of my wait...
     
  12. Fuerte

    Fuerte Cigar?

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    Maybe not. From the SWR website:

    Full Auto Rated for .22 lr
    Multi Caliber Rated
    Durable Stainless Steel
    Chemical Resistant
    Lifetime Warranty
    User Serviceable with CTA Baffles
    Built like a tank
    O-Ring engagement to keep barrel threads clean and the silencer securely mounted

    caliber:

    .22 lr
    .17 HMR
    .22 Mag
    .22 WMR
    .22 Hornet
    FN 5.7X28


    http://swrsuppressors.com/products/rimfire/spectre-II
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2013
  13. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Congrats! I am probably 8-11 months out from getting to take my Pilot II home. ATF is currently quoting 9-12 months door to door.
     
  14. Kwesi

    Kwesi

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    No sir. I guess the Sparrow & Spectre are the same on these points. Baffles are definitely different.
     
  15. Chevytuff19

    Chevytuff19

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    Congrats! I am hoping to get my .22 and 5.56 suppressors' stamps in any day now.
     
  16. ronin.45

    ronin.45

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    That suppressed .22 will quickly become your favorite gun!

    Congrats.
     
  17. *ASH*

    *ASH*

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    just picked up my spectre2 tonight !!!!

    after a year . grrrrrrrr

    got a 9 and 45 im still waiting on .


    my dealer had a shooter get together last year . to come out and try different suppressor . the spectre 2 won hands down to me over the sparrow . sparrow got a loud first round pop . the spectre is quiet and keeps getting quieter

    both are good . but spectre im happy with .

    plus i got ps90 :supergrin::supergrin: