Go Back   Weapons Forum > Weapons > General Discussion



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-07-2013, 04:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
Max
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Age: 24
Posts: 202
Default How does a supressed rifle sound?

Hello everyone

I read somewhere else, that supressors can be bought in some parts of the US, so I decided to ask about them here.

I want to know how a shot fired with a supressed rifle sounds.
I "googled around" a bit, but only found out that it doesn't sound like it sounds in movies.
Or does it only make the shot a bit less loudly?
Can anyone give a rough description, or even a sound-file?
Would be really helpful.


Thanks,

Max
Max is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2013, 09:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
STF
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Central Texas
Age: 40
Posts: 698
Default

Depends on the CAN and the cartridge and a few other things.

STF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2013, 09:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: florida
Age: 68
Posts: 6,132
Default

Sub sonic ammo is the key. Suppressor can be wet or dry really well made or disposable. You have to pay to play.
kwo51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2013, 10:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
Max
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Age: 24
Posts: 202
Default

In the situation I am "constructing" for my novel-project a bolt action rifle (hunting rifle) got a supressor, and usual ammunition.
Is there any difference in the sound or does that only work with sub-sonic rounds?

Max
Max is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2013, 10:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
STF
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Central Texas
Age: 40
Posts: 698
Default

You're still going to get that sonic crack.
STF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2013, 10:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
STF
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Central Texas
Age: 40
Posts: 698
Default

and possibly can damage the suppressor.
STF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2013, 04:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
 
Bluez's Avatar
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Posts: 1,222
Default

works best with subsonic rounds,.. but could work somewhat (ein bisschen leiser machen) with supersonic rounds
__________________
Molon Labe
Bluez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2013, 07:48 PM   #8 (permalink)
Junior Member

 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Central FL
Posts: 2
Default

In a subsonic .22lr all you hear is the mechanics of the action working on a quality semi-auto where as on a larger caliber like a .308 with a quality can there will still be a sound of the whoosh of the projectile traveling but it will take the crack out of it. Look into setting up a trust to acquire your class 3 firearms and accessories instead of through yourself

Sent from my SCH-I405 using Tapatalk 2
Butch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2013, 09:57 PM   #9 (permalink)
Full Access Member

 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: florida
Age: 68
Posts: 6,132
Default

Hold the bolt closed on 22 and you will here even less. DON"T try this on any other caliber gun !!!!!!! It will hurt.
kwo51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2013, 07:57 AM   #10 (permalink)
Member

 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 74
Default

Originally Posted by Butch View Post
In a subsonic .22lr all you hear is the mechanics of the action working on a quality semi-auto where as on a larger caliber like a .308 with a quality can there will still be a sound of the whoosh of the projectile traveling but it will take the crack out of it. Look into setting up a trust to acquire your class 3 firearms and accessories instead of through yourself

Sent from my SCH-I405 using Tapatalk 2
Pretty much what he said but I don't think a trust or Class 3 will apply to the OP
Smith is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On