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Suppressed .22 rifle

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by beerslurpy, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. beerslurpy

    beerslurpy member

    Been thinking about getting a suppressed ruger 10/22 if US v Stewart doesnt bear any worthwhile fruit.

    Seen prices online from over 500 to over 1000 for a completed rifle with an integral suppressor. Was thinking maybe I could get a suppressed rifle and go possum blasting, or something similar.

    Anyone know what differences between the various suppressor brands? How is the noise on a suppressed 10/22? With tinkering, can you get rid of the clacking from the action cycling? How does it compare to an unsuppressed 10/22 using subsonic ammo?

    ps- What I really want is a suppressed select fire P90, but that isnt currently legal
  2. 0007

    0007 Well-Known Member

    Suggest you check out American-Manufacture.com Sentry model .22 rifle. It has an integral supressor and is built on around a Savage bolt-action .22 with a scope mounted on it. I paid <$400 (+transfer) for mine and it works very well. With standard velocity I can hear the paper target tear when the bullet hits it...
  3. beerslurpy

    beerslurpy member

    Under 400? Hmmm. They list it at 450. It looks like a pretty good deal all the same.

  4. 30 cal slob

    30 cal slob Well-Known Member

    I favor the 77/22 over the 10/22. You get a bit more accuracy with the bolt action, provided you upgrade the factory sear to an aftermarket one like one made by Volquartsen. AWC makes a fab suppressed 77 or 10/22.
  5. WhiteKnight

    WhiteKnight Well-Known Member

    Yup. Slap in a bolt buffer.
  6. Jspy

    Jspy Well-Known Member

    30 cal:

    Who is AWC, and do you have a link? I just seen a 10/22 yesterday with a Volquartsen barrel with a gemtech suppressor on it, and it made me start thinking about one as well. I didn't ask the price on this particular rifle setup, but they made it quite clear it was an expensive 22.
  7. beerslurpy

    beerslurpy member

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