Suppressed 10/22

Blackbeard

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One of my dream rifles would be a suppressed 10/22. It might be fun if it was full auto, but I would be happy with a suppressed version of the Ruger 10/22.

Has anyone had the chance to shoot one? They are a little pricey, but what toy isn't?
 

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I have a Little Bird for .22 in NFA jail right now since December. I might get to take possession of it in June.
Stupid.
Using a bolt rifle and sub-sonic ammo, all one hears is the click of the firing pin hitting the rim and the "clink" of the bullet hitting the steel. Absolutely zero muzzle noise.
A buddy just came back from Safari in Africa. The ones selling in the US for around a thousand bucks plus paying the gubberment a $200 tax to own it sells for around $150 in South Africa. Same brand.
When they got done, they tossed them into the trash as they could not bring them home. Buy suppressors across the counter everywhere but the US.
In Europe, it's considered to be rude of hunting or shooting without a suppressor. Some places, it's required.
 

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My first suppressor was an Innovative Arms Apex Rimfire can. It gets a lot of use on rifles and pistols. A suppressed .22 is a lot of fun and a great way to introduce new shooters to the sport.

Based on a recommendation in a YouTube video I sent my 1970s vintage 10-22 barrel to a fellow who recut the chamber, turned down the outside diameter, threaded the muzzle and encased the barrel in a fluted aluminum sleeve. Cost was less than that of an aftermarket fluted barrel and the accuracy improved.

It's a lot of fun to shoot. Not as quiet as a fixed breech but still hearing safe.
 

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I might have to just pull the trigger soon on one I would really like to have.
 

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I might have to just pull the trigger soon on one I would really like to have.
As earlier posted mine has been in NFA jail since December.
Now I'm hearing some are being approved at suppressor dealers in weeks, not months.
Obviously, those still in jail are not getting the quick turn around the new sales are. Why, I can't say.
 

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