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#6518933 - 10/30/16 08:06 PM 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM?
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Thinking about getting a dedicated can for my 6.5 Creedmoor -- wanting a 6.5 mm can. It is currently sharing a TBAC Ultra 7 30 cal. with a couple other guns and I like it a lot. Looking at their 6.5 mm can. Any other recommendations?
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#6518936 - 10/30/16 08:10 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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Never buy a suppressor smaller than .30 cal.


Unless its for a .22lr.
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#6518945 - 10/30/16 08:16 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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Why?
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#6518966 - 10/30/16 08:42 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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I guess if you have the $. I dont, so Id rather have one can for everything 30cal and smaller

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#6518971 - 10/30/16 08:44 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: jeepercreeper]
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Originally Posted By: jeepercreeper
I guess if you have the $. I dont, so Id rather have one can for everything 30cal and smaller

Same here. My buddy has about a dozen cans but uses his two 30 cal cans almost exclusively. I only have 30 cal and 22 rimfire wouldn't think of getting anything in between.
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#6518976 - 10/30/16 08:48 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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Originally Posted By: RedSnake
Why?


Because you can use it on everything .30 cal and smaller. You've heard my .22-250 suppressed, it's stupid quiet. Same can goes on a .308, 7 Rem Mag, 7mm-08, and 6.5 Creedmoor. Buying a 6.5 mm can means it'll run 6.5 mm and smaller, nothing larger. And you'll knock of so little decibels you probably would have to have a meter to tell.
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#6519053 - 10/30/16 09:33 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: RedSnake
Why?


Because you can use it on everything .30 cal and smaller. You've heard my .22-250 suppressed, it's stupid quiet. Same can goes on a .308, 7 Rem Mag, 7mm-08, and 6.5 Creedmoor. Buying a 6.5 mm can means it'll run 6.5 mm and smaller, nothing larger. And you'll knock of so little decibels you probably would have to have a meter to tell.


Yes, Sensei. I see your point.
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#6519060 - 10/30/16 09:38 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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And just to add, some cans have caliber-specific end caps that can greatly improve the performance of a suppressor. I don't think anyone is making a 6.5 endcap at the moment, but I'd be surprised if manufacturers like Silencerco don't start manufacturing them specifically to capture a little more market share among shooters.

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#6519072 - 10/30/16 09:46 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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Originally Posted By: RedSnake
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: RedSnake
Why?


Because you can use it on everything .30 cal and smaller. You've heard my .22-250 suppressed, it's stupid quiet. Same can goes on a .308, 7 Rem Mag, 7mm-08, and 6.5 Creedmoor. Buying a 6.5 mm can means it'll run 6.5 mm and smaller, nothing larger. And you'll knock of so little decibels you probably would have to have a meter to tell.


Yes, Sensei. I see your point.


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#6519325 - 10/31/16 07:38 AM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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If you can afford to have a specialty suppressor why not? I have 2 30s and 1 338 so I went ahead and bought a 6.5 for fun.

They are a little quite but not by much.

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#6519390 - 10/31/16 08:25 AM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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I pretty much agree with what JG said on staying with 30 cal. I bought three 30 cal cans before I bought anything else. Then I bought a Specwar 556K just to keep on my little 223 permanently.

However, a friend of mine has a Barricade that is a dedicated 6.5 can. If (big if) I was going to buy a 6.5 can, that would be it.

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#6519652 - 10/31/16 10:36 AM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: JTPinTX]
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Originally Posted By: JTPinTX
I pretty much agree with what JG said on staying with 30 cal. I bought three 30 cal cans before I bought anything else. Then I bought a Specwar 556K just to keep on my little 223 permanently.

However, a friend of mine has a Barricade that is a dedicated 6.5 can. If (big if) I was going to buy a 6.5 can, that would be it.


I actually have the Barricade and like it along with a 223 from SAS but would not recommend an SAS to anyone due to their online shenanigans on the forums.

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#6519683 - 10/31/16 10:47 AM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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I know there are caps for the 30 cal SilncerCo Harvestor that are 6.5 mm. You can switch them out. I have 8 30 cal Harvestor(s) riding on 308s, 6.8s and 223. I have 1 223 cap but i am not sure if I could tell you the difference between the 30 cap or the 223 on a 223.

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#6519877 - 10/31/16 12:23 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: RedSnake]
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Silencerco Omega has both a 5.56 and a 7.62 end cap. There may be others available now, particularly with the Hybrid handling up to .46.
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#6519951 - 10/31/16 12:58 PM Re: 6.5mm Suppressor for 6.5 CM? [Re: Dien]
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Originally Posted By: Dien
Originally Posted By: JTPinTX
I pretty much agree with what JG said on staying with 30 cal. I bought three 30 cal cans before I bought anything else. Then I bought a Specwar 556K just to keep on my little 223 permanently.

However, a friend of mine has a Barricade that is a dedicated 6.5 can. If (big if) I was going to buy a 6.5 can, that would be it.


I actually have the Barricade and like it along with a 223 from SAS but would not recommend an SAS to anyone due to their online shenanigans on the forums.


Hmmm, I was not aware of that. I just knew that when I saw it I was pretty impressed with the mount and the sound of the can.

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