Show your very first form 1 can.

Discussion in 'NFA - Stamp collecting' started by wired, Apr 13, 2020.

  1. wired

    wired Active Member

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    I built this one in 1999. 10" long silencer old design. Old school captured perforated tube . Its a first year Mark II I picked up at a pawn shop for $159. I machined the barrel down to 3 inches and slimmed down the front section and machined a full length tube with 3/16" perforations down to the end. It uses rolled up vent screen aluminum mesh material for packing. It's very quiet even by modern standards with no FRP whatsoever. The packing lasts maybe 100 rounds before replacing the material. Ive thought about redoing it with modern dynamic baffles instead of what is basically a WW2 era design but it works and its pretty accurate and to be honest I am impressed with the quality of my 20th century machine work whenever I clock the front sight and it lines up every time..

    I do need to find a bang flag for it.

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  2. BigWaylon

    BigWaylon Head philatelist Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    I kinda jumped in all at once, and built six at roughly the same time. I used 69¢ freeze plugs that I formed, drilled and clipped.

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    I did three with steel Apogee tubes (turned down between the threads) and three with Diversified Machine Ti tubes. I had a VSR for the blast baffle in each. Even did DIY finishing with the PreVal sprayer and C-series air cure high temp Cerakote. I think Tungsten and Burnt Bronze were the colors.

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    The three Ti cans all had YHM adapters and .30 end caps. The three steel had a 1/2-28, 5/8-24 and YHM...which I could move around to whichever one I wanted. The end caps were 5.56, 6.8 and 7.62.

    I got a chance to meter them with Capitol Armory and again with Rugged Suppressors, and they held their own against commercial cans costing 5-6 times as much.

    I still have all six, but they’ve been recored by ECCO. The steel were shortened ~1/2” each and are now tubeless designs that accept the existing ends. The Ti have serviceable stacks and the same tubes/ends as before.

    And all six have been refinished in high temp Cerakote by @Magdump

    The three tubeless ones in the back row:

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    I think that’s Graphite Black? The other two are a recent pair of Ti (except for SS blast baffles) 22LR and 9mm F1 cans. And the steel ones in FDE, to match my 300BLK builds:

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  3. JRHorne

    JRHorne Certified Hater Supporting Member

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    Planning mine right now. Looking like it's going to be:
    SiCo TriLug Mount
    6 or 6.5" Titanium tube, 1.5" diameter
    Trilug bushing
    As many RSCs inside as I can fit, single clip
    Basic endcap, nothing crazy.

    Guy on Form 1 board did one that I LOVE for his PTR MP5 clone. Perfect look and length. I'm going to do a copy of it. His is a 7" 1.625" tube though.
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  4. 7.62 Sam

    7.62 Sam Member Charter Member Benefactor

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    I originally put this on a poly 22/45 frame...then I scored the lower.I regret not bumping the dia up and not making it 6 7/8 for holster swapping..... but hey you haven’t asked for what’s your 6th form 1. FBADEFCC-62B0-4500-AA0D-348F40B273E1.jpeg
     
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  5. twofocused

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    1.5x8 titanium tube and endcaps, 8 60 degree cones that are double hybrid clipped. Sounds amazing
     

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  6. twofocused

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    Same can on an Uzi
     

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