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How to check indexing on a suppressor

Discussion in 'GATE NFA/Class III' started by BirdDog239, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. BirdDog239

    BirdDog239 Sheep Dog

    Feb 2, 2009
    I just got a new host weapon for a 22 suppressor. Is there a way to verify that the suppressor is in proper alignment with the barrel?
  2. Zak Smith

    Zak Smith 3Gunner Millennium Member

    Aug 25, 1999
    Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Remove the bolt and/or breech, or whatever you need to do to look through the rear of the barrel safely. Screw the suppressor on the muzzle. Look down the breech. You should see the shadow of the suppressor, actually its endcap and possible baffles, and they should be exactly concentric with the muzzle circle visible down the bore.