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brobin10
July 19, 2011, 11:36 AM
the thompson machine isis 9mm (readily taken apart for cleaning and 22lr use also a possibility) runs about $379 MSRP but that doesnt include the thread adaptor i dont think

any thoughts or comments on this can?

any reviews with actual data?

i found some videos shooting both 22lr (wet and dry) and 9mm....sound in the video seems very good to me but then again i think they were done by the manufacturer...

any real world experience with this can?

thanks guys!

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Chopdoktor
July 19, 2011, 04:15 PM
I actually bought one of these back in May, and I'm still awaiting my stamp, but my dealer let me play with the can a few times. It is worth every penny. Easy to break down, and nice and quiet on full-power 9mm and .22. I didn't test it with subsonic 9mm, but I'm sure it'll be even better. I did fill the suppressor core half-full of water and shot it, and it definitely dampened the 9mm sound signature, but practically eliminated the noise from the .22. It was what they call "Hollywood Quiet"! I am very satisfied with it, and I'd recommend it for sure. The thread adapters can really raise the price ($50 for fixed 1/2x28 and $150 for a booster mount, I got both), but ya gotta have 'em. I am really happy with the whole setup, and the versatile mount system lets me use it on at least 5 different guns that I have (9mm AR, .22 AR, Glock 17, Glock 26, GSG-1911 .22, and maybe more if I thread them!) It's legit.

brobin10
July 19, 2011, 05:27 PM
thats exactly what i wanted to hear!

sounds like a legit can to me

excuse my ignorance but what is the booster mount?

brobin10
July 19, 2011, 05:30 PM
also if you dont mind me asking, what is your 9mm AR setup?

the whole original question here came up bc i am trying to piece together my first 9mm AR build

pics welcome if possible!

MasterSergeantA
July 19, 2011, 06:06 PM
The "booster" or LID (Linear Inertial Decoupler) is used with most Browning-type actions where the barrel is not fixed in place. The barrel actually needs to decouple from the slide for the action to cycle; this creates a problem with a suppressor which adds weight to the barrel.

Good discussion here:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=318745

Chopdoktor
July 19, 2011, 06:52 PM
^This. And shoot me an email if you'd like to see a pic. I'd be happy to talk you through my setup, but privately, so we don't clog up this thread with unrelated posts :-)

brobin10
July 19, 2011, 07:12 PM
The "booster" or LID (Linear Inertial Decoupler) is used with most Browning-type actions where the barrel is not fixed in place. The barrel actually needs to decouple from the slide for the action to cycle; this creates a problem with a suppressor which adds weight to the barrel.

Good discussion here:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=318745

that is exactly what i was thinking it was but for some reason i thought it was called/ referred to (as) something else

email on the way!

FIVETWOSEVEN
July 19, 2011, 09:50 PM
Anyone know how much of a decible reduction we are talking about?

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