Looking to build a .22 suppressor setup


July 20, 2010, 01:08 PM
So my GF made a big mistake the other night, say that I cna get whatever I'd like fo rmy birthday this year since I did it up for hers. Well I want to get a can. I've read really great things about the Silencerco sparrow since I want to get it in a .22.

What I wanted to ask is what pistols and rifles are you all running a can on in .22lr? I've been thinking about a Ruger MkII and a 10/22. Who makes good threaded barrels? Can I cut threads on a bull barrel? lol I've got a few questions but I will ask them as we go as to not over whelm everyone in my first post.

Sorry for the wall of text, and thanks in advance.

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July 20, 2010, 01:18 PM
I have a Ruger mk 3 barrel I threaded the hard part is moving and remounting the front sight. I bought one of the little Walter 22's just because they are already threaded, just need an adapter. A bolt action rifle is nice also as you get the most out of your can with out action noise.

Friendly, Don't Fire!
July 20, 2010, 01:22 PM
Check with your state laws. :confused:
Certain states allow suppressors while there are some which completely disallow them (IOW -- ILLEGAL)! :eek:

Also, make sure you have the necessary ATF paperwork, forms, etc completed along with any fees required before starting on this venture. :scrutiny:

Once you are all legal, have fun, good luck and ENJOY! :)

July 20, 2010, 01:26 PM
I know I'm legal since because of my job :) and I live in VA so I know they are legal here as well. I've already looked at the paperwork and all that and I have a friend that has already been through the process for his can that is helping me out.

July 20, 2010, 01:52 PM
SWR Spectre
AAC Element
AAC Prodigy
Silencerco Sparrow

Look no further.........

My .22 host include a CZ Kadet pistol, CZ 452 Bolt Action, & Spikes ST-22 Dedicated AR.........I love them all!

July 20, 2010, 02:12 PM
I've looked and I've read and it boiled down to the Sparrow. Unless I missed a write up or two on other ones that seems to be the cream of the crop for .22's.

How about Ruger MkII's? I've seem threaded barrels from Pac-Lite


Can anyone tell me more about them or should I ask this in the handgun section of the forum? I'm just trying to keep all this info in one spot for later reference.

The same goes for a rifle. I'm looking at getting a 10/22 and upgrading a bunch of parts. Can I have a bull barrel threaded or will cutting it effect the harmonics of it?

July 20, 2010, 02:33 PM
What about a Gemtech Oasis supressed uppper for the MkII/III or the 10/22?

July 20, 2010, 02:35 PM

Can I take them apart like the Sparrow and clean them myself? That was a huge selling point, how simple the Sparrow was to break down for cleaning by the owner.

July 20, 2010, 03:39 PM
My favorite non F1 .22 can is the Checkmate. The QD tri-lug adapters are night and day to thread on cans. From gun to gun in seconds.

July 21, 2010, 06:55 AM
I have my first can waiting on my stamp now (AAC Prodigy) - I'm planning on using a buckmark for the host. Will get a threaded barrel from tactical solutions. On the Ruger the barrel is the registered part - on the buckmark it's the frame so a barrel can be sent directly to the purchaser - not through an FFL. Have fun.

July 21, 2010, 08:31 AM
@OP: I'm not sure. Give me some time to get back to you & I'll contact Gemtech & find out for you and I; seeing as i want one too.

July 21, 2010, 08:40 AM
LHR - While those are prety damn cool, I think I want to go with a screw on can. I'd like to be able to buy one can that I can switch between firearms.

JMorris - That is a damn cool one! That's one that I haven't seen before either, though I have just started looking int he last few days/weeks. How would it compare to a Sparrow?

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