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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 2/8/2006 5:30:40 AM EST
Assumidly a supressor could be permanently attached to a barrel (to keep oal 16"). This done, what would the life expectancy be?
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 5:35:23 AM EST
It can, and has been done, but there are too many variables in your question for a quick answer.

What suppressor?
What caliber?
What gun?
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 7:32:13 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 7:32:42 AM EST by rocketman223]
AR platform
Can the three be contrasted?
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:23:00 AM EST
I wouldn't recommend doing it. If you shoot out the barrel over time or damage it in some way, you're stuck with a suppressor attached to the end of it.

I'd recommend going the SBR route as well (as it's only $200 more), but I see that you are in Michigan and can't have an SBR.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:32:58 AM EST
Yea no SBRs unfortunately. It appears we might get to have supressors but no confimation yet.
I was contemplating the SBR look without violating the oal rule. Hopefully we will get the ok for supressors all the same.
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 2:01:24 PM EST
My suggestion which you may want to look into (unfortunatly I do not know if this is legal) is to do a light weld to the can on a threadded barrel. If need be you could always grind it off and salvage the can. This is what I thougt about doing myself unfortunatly I do not know if its 100% legal, it may be a grey area in the law but you wont be able to get it off with out taking it to a shop.
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