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SilencerCo announced the launch of their new Saker 762 suppressor for 7.62/.308 caliber rifles. It’s less than an inch longer than their 5.56 model, the Saker 556, and weights in at 20.7oz. Sound reduction was at 126 dB with 300BLK subsonic ammo and 139 dB with .308. It includes a lifetime warranty and retails at $1300. They’re currently in production and should be available in Q1 of 2014. Check them out at Silencerco.com. - See more at: SilencerCo Releases Saker 762 at SHOT Show
 

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Wow, I was waiting for the release of the 7.62 Saker model. But I WILL NOT pay $1300 for it. I would not even pay $1000 for it. Glad I decided not to wait and got the SDN-6 instead.
You and me both. I picked up (sent application) my SDN-6 last Feb. I'd heard about this, and glad I didn't wait.

$1300??? Forget it. :-D ...and yet people will buy it.
 

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I am sure the price will drop - as I am sure they will get the 1300 bucks because someone wants the 'newest' thing out there - What I do like is that you can change to the 51t mount on the SWR and use it on all your AAC mounts... that alone saves some bucks as $$$$ for mounts can add up quick ... and have even better lock up (that is my only gripe on both my AAC 7.62 SD and M42K) no issues to date - just have to find the time to mod my current AAC mounts and get that 1 extra tooth to engage and eliminate the AAC wobble.
 

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What wobble and what tooth. I am waiting for my SDN6 with the 51T mounts. Matter of fact, I have some of the mounts sitting on my bench right now. Please explain....
 

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What wobble and what tooth. I am waiting for my SDN6 with the 51T mounts. Matter of fact, I have some of the mounts sitting on my bench right now. Please explain....

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Seriously. I have the 51T sitting on the bench...waiting on the suppressor to come back. I don't understand how their own products would "wobble".
 

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With both of my AAC cans and either of the 51t mounts (brake or 3 prong) you can tighten the suppressor .... either fire a few shots it will back off 1 tooth and you can 'wobble' (to me its more of just play and the use of the term wobble as the best adjective to explain the VERY minor movement) the suppressor up or down or side to side. You can tighten the suppressor ... and by hand make the suppressor back off 1 tooth and get the wobble. Wiggle - wobble - play - I get it ... its all subjective - I am just glad SWR came along and improved on their mounting system to improve lock up - Even AAC did a GREAT job on replacing the ratchet paw on QD suppressors due to a batch having improper heat treat .... my hat off to them for being a stand up company and fixing it....


Do I think it induces any loss in accuracy - no
Do I think it may induce a baffle strike - no
Does it cause me to have any buyers remorse - no

Peace of mind that the lock up is not as good as I would like...yes but for me its more of it could be better - my YHM QD Phantom had better lock up IMO. When talking to the industry guys (AAC) they designed the 51t to have some movement and a precision area - but the trade off was not to have a mount SO rigid that you would not be able to remove the suppressor if it became stuck say due to a heavy firing schedule and fouling ... AAC to address this issue - moved to a 90t mounting system

I understand nothing will be as 'good' as a direct thread on suppressor ... but AAC w/their 90t QD mount and the direction that KAC/SWR/Surefire has taken with their QD mounts - they have come a long way and made them as good if not better than any very limiting thread on mounted suppressor.

As for the wobble/wiggle/play issue w/the 51t AAC mounts - Snipers Hide has a good write up as does m4 Carbine Net - handle Eurodriver has some nice pics of the mod for the mount on the Sniper Hide write up AAC 7.62 SDN-6 wiggleage? - Page 2

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Seriously. I have the 51T sitting on the bench...waiting on the suppressor to come back. I don't understand how their own products would "wobble".
I know - wobble is not the best adjective - it was a AAC design trade off so the suppressor would not become 'stuck'. The use of the acme thread forward of the ratchet teeth is what they refer to as the precision area that ensure suppressor is concentric and aligned w/the mount once installed.

Any who - AAC evolved their QD mounts from 18t -> 51t -> 90t
 

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You and me both. I picked up (sent application) my SDN-6 last Feb. I'd heard about this, and glad I didn't wait.

$1300??? Forget it. :-D ...and yet people will buy it.
all indications is the price will be around $950-$1000 range....I will be the first one to order one I cant wait. My saker 556 is in the mail. SWR is doing great stuff for the market. I am glad for the people that have had great luck with the SDN-6. I almost ordered one, but I didnt want to chance a "wiggle, wobble...etc' for a $1000. I will take a chance on getting a Saker 762 or a Specwar 762 as I feel I have less risk with having issues with either of them. If I could guarantee to not get a wobbly SND-6 and could get one for $700 I may consider going that route....I do like AAC products.
 

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You and me both. I picked up (sent application) my SDN-6 last Feb. I'd heard about this, and glad I didn't wait.

$1300??? Forget it. :-D ...and yet people will buy it.
The Saker 556 "retails" for $1200 but actually sells for $870. If the Saker 762 "retails" for $1300 I would guess the actual sale price to be around $970. The SDN6 sells for $880. I would rather pay $90 more to have a can with a rock solid mounting system rather than gamble with the 51T. And the Saker comes with the flash hider at that price, the SDN6 doesn't. So when you factor in the $100 AAC flash hider the price is a wash.
 

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So I have a Specwar 7.62 in NFA purgatory. Other than the Saker being a little lighter and shorter, what advantages does it offer over Specwar for the extra money?
 

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So I have a Specwar 7.62 in NFA purgatory. Other than the Saker being a little lighter and shorter, what advantages does it offer over Specwar for the extra money?
Modularity. Same as the SAKER556.
This will be one of my new 308 suppressors.
 
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So I have a Specwar 7.62 in NFA purgatory. Other than the Saker being a little lighter and shorter, what advantages does it offer over Specwar for the extra money?
Yep, I have a Specwar in jail too. As mentioned the Saker is lighter, shorter, different mounting system, more modular with mount and end cap options, and more expensive. The Specwar will be quieter though since it is a full sized can and one of the best performers on the market for sound reduction.
 

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SilencerCo announced the launch of their new Saker 762 suppressor for 7.62/.308 caliber rifles. It’s less than an inch longer than their 5.56 model, the Saker 556, and weights in at 20.7oz. Sound reduction was at 126 dB with 300BLK subsonic ammo and 139 dB with .308. It includes a lifetime warranty and retails at $1300. They’re currently in production and should be available in Q1 of 2014. Check them out at Silencerco.com. - See more at: SilencerCo Releases Saker 762 at SHOT Show
Thanks for the heads up!

In other news - my how things have changed. AAC lowered the price of their cans due to silencerCo. I wonder now if AAC is going to raise the cost of the SDN-6.
Got my SDN-6 for $850 - that's 55% BELOW what SilencerCo is asking.

Besides - I don't get the cost of this or any other tube. If these exact silencers were muffler adapters for motorcycles, the MSRP would be $195, Home Depo out the door.
I guess they figure that buying a lathe and a welder is more money than just getting the thing. However, after 3 of them it's about even.

Since I have a welder and a lathe now, I will apply for the tax stamp and just make my own - call it good. We can do that - it's legal.

Silencer science is highly overrated - and most designs are available on the web. If anyone has ever looked at the internals of MP5SD, they would be shocked how crude, simple and effective it is.
Funny that the 50 year old SD is always the measuring stick. A $20 design being held up as the bench mark for $1K+ super secret uber technology of AAC, SilencerCo et.al.


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-and, coolest I think were the re-introduced 762-SD (with all Inconel baffles) and a new 556-SD (All inconel baffles, thicker blast baffle and tube tweaked for easier manufacturing), both are MSRP $650… Pics of these coming. SOURCE 2014 Shot and Ten Pound Monkey (Jason)

Ah and finally the 90t QD mounts! Looks like they are knocking down the price to lure folks buying dollars away form SWR :)

Looks like 2014 we will FINALLY see the Ranger 3 (thread on)
 

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-and, coolest I think were the re-introduced 762-SD (with all Inconel baffles) and a new 556-SD (All inconel baffles, thicker blast baffle and tube tweaked for easier manufacturing), both are MSRP $650… Pics of these coming. SOURCE 2014 Shot and Ten Pound Monkey (Jason)

Ah and finally the 90t QD mounts! Looks like they are knocking down the price to lure folks buying dollars away form SWR :)

Looks like 2014 we will FINALLY see the Ranger 3 (thread on)
At $650/warranty - it's a no brainer for most folks. You get a LOT of can for your money vs the competition. Even YHM tank cans are about that $$$, and they are just SS.

I'd take the shorty 556. One sexy can.

-TH
 
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