Anyone know the db level......


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viking499
April 20, 2010, 09:45 AM
Of the Tacsol Cascade MC or TI?

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springwalk
May 27, 2010, 11:20 PM
I seem to recall -36db. Many companies no longer list db reduction because a few makers like aac would list reductions that werent true or created under desirable better reflecting conditions that werent mil-spec. I'm sure the tacsol cans are close to many other similar sized .22 cans that are around -35 to -40db reduction. Personally, I think the best .22 can available is the Silencerco Sparrow.

Arkady
May 28, 2010, 02:53 AM
Many manufacturers are moving away from listing db numbers, because their numbers were often a "Best Case" scenario, and not repeatable under differing conditions.

Check out www.silencerresearch.com for testing. I don't remember if the Cascade was tested, but I think that the last .22 test had around 40 different suppressors in it. Which is the most quiet varies from host to host--the AAC Element was the quietest pistol suppressor, but not the leader on a rifle, for instance.

springwalk
May 28, 2010, 11:45 AM
I wish the silencerresearch tests were done on a quality .22 pistol like a Buckmark or Ruger MK1 or 2, not some crappy plastic plinker as he uses the turd Walther P-22. WHy anyone would pay $600 for the aac element just because it was the quietest on an aweful host is beyond me. I'd rather have 2 Gemtech Outbacks, which perform really well on rifle and pistol platform for the same price as 1 element. As it stands though, the general concensus is that the SilencerCo Sparrow, SWR Spectre and AAC Element are the best 3 .22 cans available. I'd also throw in the Outback given its nearly as quiet as the other three but its much smaller and lighter. 2.5 oz at only 5".

viking499
May 28, 2010, 09:27 PM
Problem solved...............ordered a Liberty Kodiak TL today.

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