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Posted: 12/23/2005 5:11:59 PM EDT


Tony Rumore of Tromix completed my 458 SOCOM suppressed barrel. It’s an integral barrel that comes in at just under 20 inches total.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 5:18:30 PM EDT
And just how loud / quiet is it?
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 12:43:01 PM EDT
SWEEET!...Imean sic... Imean sweeeeeet!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 12:44:42 PM EDT
Thats awesome!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 12:57:32 PM EDT
Tag for a range report!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 1:07:42 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/24/2005 1:09:10 PM EDT by ProfGAB101]
So where are the rest of the pics - you know a thread is worthless without pics....

target photos - tannerite videos...

get to work!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 1:18:59 PM EDT
DAMMIT!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 2:24:58 PM EDT
WOW!!!!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 4:16:46 PM EDT
Throw some optics on it!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 4:36:49 PM EDT
How much does that thing weigh?
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 7:08:48 AM EDT
Since this was basically the R&D gun for the first Tromix suppressed .458, I ended up changing the tube several times as well as several different baffle designs. This is the final configuration. I still need to clean up the custom front site a bit, but it's ready to roll. The suppressor tube extends back 14.4" and attaches directly to a one-off solid cylindrical stainless steel gas block. The barrel is 10" long with the first baffle positioned about 1.5" in front of the muzzle. The first baffle is stainless steel, the remainder are aluminum. Gun weight is 10 pounds.

I have only fired this final configuration in the shop bullet trap, but it seemed pretty damn quiet with subsonic ammo. It is hard to tell how quiet it really is in the shop though, since that 500gr bullet rings the bullet trap so loud. The bullet striking the steel trap is definately louder than the gun.

I will not be offering these in the future with any sights. That front sight was a complete pain in the ass to make and install on that float tube and it still didn't come out as well as I would have liked.
A standard screw-on version would be a bit easier to make.

Tony Rumore
Tromix Corp



Link Posted: 12/26/2005 5:11:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/26/2005 5:17:31 AM EDT by IceHandLuke]

Originally Posted By ProfGAB101:
So where are the rest of the pics - you know a thread is worthless without pics....

target photos - tannerite videos...

get to work!




Lots of pics of this project are posted in the AR Variants fourm of the site.

458 SOCOM Thread

If any of you want a real weapon in your hands touch base with Tony at Tromix Lead Delivery Systems. He is first class and runs a first class shop.
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