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Octane 45 – Case May Damage FDE Coating

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When I received my Octane 45, I was annoyed it already had two chips in the FDE coating which I chalked up to either the manufacturer or vendor handling. However, I thought either would be unlikely – SilencerCo would never ship something with nicks, and Silencer Shop probably didn't even remove it from the box. So what happened? Well, looks like the snap retainer that secures the molle strap to the case is metal on the INSIDE and is likely the culprit. The marks line up perfectly with the metal snap retainer inside.

If you have the same setup and carry the suppressor around in the factory case, you might want to put something between the suppressor and the snap retainer to protect the finish.


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I just picked up my Octane 45 a week ago. The finish was scratched on it as well and the case was about the cheapest piece of crap you could find. The case top was a fold-over piece of black nylon that left the left and ride side of the suppressor exposed by about 2-3". SilencerShop put the extra pistons I ordered inside the same box and they scratched up the finish
Bama, it looks like the newer one doesnt have the metal rivet/plate in it? Is that what made it bad?
Sorry that happened, I just talked to the shippers and we are now going to put the pistons and such in a plastic bag when shipping.
Good news, thanks Jeremy. I imagine it doesn't happen too often, but when the quality of case went down, it can always cause unintended side effects
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