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I'm very new to the suppressor game on the 5.7. I have never had a suppressor for a 5.7 pistol before and will actually be my very first suppressor for any gun. I have a MKII and and Jarvis barrel. I have done a lot of research of different types of suppressors for the 5.7 and the PS90. I would like a suppressor that will easily interchange between the 5.7 and the PS90. Main goal I'm looking for is decibel and sound reduction.

I would like the Forum expert opinions about what they think the best options would be for my needs. If you would also post links to what you think would be best, would be extremely helpful in my cause and decision on which one to purchase.

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I have narrowed my search down to 2 different models and would like the opinions on which might be better for me. Again, I want a suppressor that can be interchanged from the 5.7 to the PS90.

1. 22 Sparrow
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2. Gemtech SFN-57

THANK YOU all for your help in advance ladies and gentlemen!!!
 

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The most decibel reduction will come from two main things: using a 5.56 suppressor (only can do this on the PS90 I think, too heavy for the pistol), and using subsonic 5.7 ammo (EA or hand loads).
 

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I'm new to the 5.7 world having just bought a PS90 a month ago. I've run it with my Spectre II and also with my Octane 45. It seemed to me to have better sound reduction and far less recoil/gas blowback when using my Octane 45. Once I get the SBR paperwork I was going to try out my TBAC 30P-1 on it and also my YHM Phantom M2 7.62 to see how it functioned and sounded. Might go ahead and try out the 30P-1 on the longer barrel once my adapter gets here. Nice thing about the bigger suppressor is I think you could hold onto it when firing(on an SBR PS90) due to the 5.7 not heating up a can like a 308 does.
 

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I would stick with a 9mm suppressor if you are going to suppress the pistol and the rifle. I own a sparrow and octane 9. The ps90 is going to favor a larger volume can like a 9mm for suppression. The sparrow will work but it is not preferred
 

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I'm new to the 5.7 world having just bought a PS90 a month ago. I've run it with my Spectre II and also with my Octane 45. It seemed to me to have better sound reduction and far less recoil/gas blowback when using my Octane 45. Once I get the SBR paperwork I was going to try out my TBAC 30P-1 on it and also my YHM Phantom M2 7.62 to see how it functioned and sounded. Might go ahead and try out the 30P-1 on the longer barrel once my adapter gets here. Nice thing about the bigger suppressor is I think you could hold onto it when firing(on an SBR PS90) due to the 5.7 not heating up a can like a 308 does.
I dont think you would want to hold onto any can after firing a couple rounds of 57 . All my cans get really hot
 

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I dont think you would want to hold onto any can after firing a couple rounds of 57 . All my cans get really hot
Easy way to get rid of fingerprints for a while.
 

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I fired off about 20 rounds through the Octane 45 and it was barely warm to the touch when I removed it, the Spectre II I put a full mag through and it was definitely a bit too warm to hold onto for any length of time. I figured the larger 30 cal cans would take the little 5.7 in stride since the Octane did so well. Needless to say I'm not advocating removing my fingerprints through pain, was just a thought if I was going to use a heavy can like the YHM M2.
 

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thanks for some good information.

I'm a little confused on some of the posts on here. For my application, what would be a good suggested setup as far as a inter changeable suppressor between the guns???
 

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If you want a smaller suppressor look at a Specter II or DeadAir Mask 22

Besides - .22 IMO is the most fun you will have w/any suppressor hands down.... 22 is cheap / fun / quiet / will keep you grinning ;)
 

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I have run the Gemtech 57, Spectre II and a Sparrow on my 57's. For ease of use on the 57 the Gemtech wins hands down (no adapter needed). Unless you are going to shoot 1000's of rounds suppressed (would make the sealed Gemtech can an issue with out a jail break) IMHO the Gemtech is the can for the 57 handgun. I run it 99% of the time on mine.

I think BBG is on his 5th or more :mrgreen: Gemtech stamp. hopefully he'll see this post and chime in.
 

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I have run the Gemtech 57, Spectre II and a Sparrow on my 57's. For ease of use on the 57 the Gemtech wins hands down (no adapter needed). Unless you are going to shoot 1000's of rounds suppressed (would make the sealed Gemtech can an issue with out a jail break) IMHO the Gemtech is the can for the 57 handgun. I run it 99% of the time on mine.

I think BBG is on his 5th or more :mrgreen: Gemtech stamp. hopefully he'll see this post and chime in.
Please expound upon the sealed Gemtech potentially being an issue after shooting 1000's of rounds. I plan on running my PS90 with a suppressor almost exclusively. Is there something dirty about the ammo that would equate it to shooting lead through a sealed can? This factory ammo is all copper jacketed, is it any different than shooting FMJ 5.56 or 7.62 through a sealed can? Just wondering because if it's going to really foul a can up quickly then I'm probably going to only use my Octane or Spectre II, no reason to gum up one of my rifle cans.
 

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Please expound upon the sealed Gemtech potentially being an issue after shooting 1000's of rounds.
That would only be a problem if you shoot a lot of .22lr with it.

But not for those of us that have it altered to open for cleaning. :biggrin:
 
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I think I have narrowed my search down to the Tactical Solutions Axiom suppressor as my choice. Any thoughts from anyone about this decision?
 

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I know this thread is a little late now, but I just wanted to give a shout out to The Silencer Shop. They made my suppressor purchase fast and easy. They answered all my questions and had great customer service. I will definitely order from them again!!!!

Thanks to all who helped me with this experience. Now just waiting on that darn stamp and approval....
 
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