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#5779090 - 06/08/15 11:54 AM Made my own Suppressor Covers.
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I wanted to see how hard it would be to make my own suppressor covers. I did some research and found the right material so that it would withstand up to 1800 degree temp. What do you guys think? I did not spend near as much as what they are asking for the ones I see for sale!

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#5779117 - 06/08/15 12:13 PM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Looks good, make me one and I'll field test for you.
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#5779182 - 06/08/15 01:04 PM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Nice. up
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#5779325 - 06/08/15 02:38 PM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: BassCat'99]
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Originally Posted By: BassCat'99
Looks good, make me one and I'll field test for you.


I already field tested. But if you want I have some early versions you can try if you want to pick it up in Plano.. as they say "Molon Labe" grin
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#5779591 - 06/08/15 05:33 PM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Could I use a carrier pigion? it's only 6 1/2 hrs...one way
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#5779701 - 06/08/15 06:41 PM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Looks good. Want to share what materials were used?
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#5779715 - 06/08/15 06:46 PM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Originally Posted By: Hunter-Steve
Originally Posted By: BassCat'99
Looks good, make me one and I'll field test for you.


I already field tested. But if you want I have some early versions you can try if you want to pick it up in Plano.. as they say "Molon Labe" grin


You KNOW I like it then! Cool idea, if only I had a dern suppressor frown
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#5780227 - 06/09/15 07:01 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Looks nice. If I had not bought one with my suppressor I would use it. smile

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#5780457 - 06/09/15 09:10 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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That's awesome...someone has some mad sewing skillz. Looks great! I need to break down and buy one but I need to do some research on which one I want. I'm not going to lie, I did have sticker shock when I looked at them.
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#5780676 - 06/09/15 11:09 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Judd]
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Originally Posted By: Judd
I did have sticker shock when I looked at them.


Holy cow, I hadn't looked until now. eeks333
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#5780712 - 06/09/15 11:31 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: Judd
I did have sticker shock when I looked at them.


Holy cow, I hadn't looked until now. eeks333


Yep That is why I made my own... I'm thinking I could sell them for $40 shipped.. What do you think?
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#5780722 - 06/09/15 11:40 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Toxarch]
Hunter-Steve Offline
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Originally Posted By: Toxarch
Looks good. Want to share what materials were used?


I used a welding/Plumber's Pad for the inside and some ballistic fabric for the outside with Para-cord for the loops and wrap.
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#5780727 - 06/09/15 11:43 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Very nice!

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#5782352 - 06/10/15 09:49 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Update -- the outside fabric is 600 and 1000 Denier Coated CORDURA.
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#5782451 - 06/10/15 10:46 AM Re: Made my own Suppressor Covers. [Re: Hunter-Steve]
sbakerac Offline
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Mantas has some great suppressor covers that are affordable.

Look em up!

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