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#5349574 - 10/08/14 08:56 PM Thunder beast suppressor
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I got my thunder beast suppressor and took it out over the weekend. I was disappointed with subsonic ammo through this thing has anyone else had these issues?


Edited by cattle69 (10/08/14 08:57 PM)
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#5349694 - 10/08/14 09:32 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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What caliber? My Thunder Beast definitely wasn't what the hype led me to believe.

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#5349703 - 10/08/14 09:35 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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I've seen two of these get launched down range from separating at the muzzle end. They run very thin walls.

But what specifically was disappointing about the sub ammo with it?
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#5349724 - 10/08/14 09:41 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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I fired 1 factory subsonic 308 and it was as loud as a .22. I am going to take my chronograph this weekend and shoot some of my hand loads that are subsonic and see if they are any better. I also have a intergral 308 by johns guns in a fn 308 patrol bolt action and it is way quiter. I knew the can would be a little louder, but not that much.
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#5349730 - 10/08/14 09:44 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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Did you hear a crack from the bullet breaking the sound barrier?
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#5349761 - 10/08/14 09:54 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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Not sure going to test more this weekend, if I find out it is a ammo issue and not a can issue I will be sure to clarify.
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#5349767 - 10/08/14 09:56 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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What rifle are you shooting this out of, and how long is the barrel?
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#5349833 - 10/08/14 10:40 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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Savage 110 fp heavy barrel cut down to 18"
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#5350179 - 10/09/14 09:01 AM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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They aren't the quietest cans but have earned a great rep for accuracy and repeat-ability for consistent zero.
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#5350210 - 10/09/14 09:21 AM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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Hmm I run a YHM Phantom and shoot the 220 308 subs from chad and they are movie quiet, just don't cycle my AR308, which I knew going in. Since it doesn't cycle the gun the loudest part is the bullet hitting the back stop. Pretty amusing I do say so myself. Might be that the ammo isn't true subsonics and is breaking the sound barrier still.
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#5350303 - 10/09/14 10:17 AM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: ccoker]
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Originally Posted By: ccoker
They aren't the quietest cans but have earned a great rep for accuracy and repeat-ability for consistent zero.


The owner is very accessible on different forums too. I like that in a company.
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#5350396 - 10/09/14 11:05 AM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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Here is a Harvester (out testing with the Silencer Shop guys) shooting sub 308 out of a 16" bolt gun..
It is high on the giggle factor..
My Templar Archangel sounds the same..

I am going to run some of Chad's (Dallas Reloading Supplies) 308 subs and hope to whack a doe on video this weekend



Edited by ccoker (10/09/14 11:06 AM)
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#5350734 - 10/09/14 01:56 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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is it (the harvester) a 5/8 x 24 thread?


Edited by bside (10/09/14 01:57 PM)

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#5351597 - 10/09/14 09:02 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: bside]
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Originally Posted By: bside
is it (the harvester) a 5/8 x 24 thread?


There are three available mounts, each with a different thread pattern.

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#5351808 - 10/09/14 10:43 PM Re: Thunder beast suppressor [Re: cattle69]
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You can change the insert in the harvester for 5/8×24, 1/2×28, 18×1, 9/16×24 RH, 1/2x32, or 7/16x28. You choose one of the first 4 to come with the harvester. Then extra thread inserts are around $70-80 each.
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