If the earth shifts on it's axis......


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Re: If the earth shifts on it's axis......

Postby Liberty » Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:49 am

Soccerdad1995 wrote:I just thought of something. Possible dumb question, but why aren't suppressed guns standard issue for LEO and military personnel? It can't be a lack of holsters. If these were standard issue, then there would be a huge incentive for holster makers to invest in R&D. And obviously holster availability is not an issue for long guns. It can't be legal restrictions since those don't really apply, do they (military personnel already have plenty of Class 3 weapons, and do police). The benefit seems obvious since you usually don't have time to put on ear protection before a firefight.

So is there a performance difference here? Or is it a cost issue?

Length and awkwardness. I would love a suppressed gun for the range or even for home defense. but carrying around the extra length and weight is not something many cops or soldiers look foward too. ( Earplugs don't weigh much) If you are expecting trouble.
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Re: If the earth shifts on it's axis......

Postby JustSomeOldGuy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:21 pm

C-dub wrote:Maybe I'm missing something here. There's a holster that can accommodate a suppressed handgun for these competitions?

Safariland 012 and it's other manufacturer equivalents (Ghost, CR Speed, etc)

Dropped offset kydex models would probably work as well as long as they were open ended and you use a slim body 'can'
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Re: If the earth shifts on it's axis......

Postby Sport Coach » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:36 pm

Looks like I'd have to get a longer torso and arm for the draw from a holster with a suppressor OR maybe they'll make a "drop knee" holster.
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Re: If the earth shifts on it's axis......

Postby loktite » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:29 pm

or you could go for the one Excaliber linked in http://www.texaschlforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=88498 :smilelol5:
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Re: If the earth shifts on it's axis......

Postby tomneal » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:23 am

Shot Timers
I have a shot timer for my suppressed .22 rimfire. It works fine for the .22 and for my .38 Super Open gun.

My suppressed 9MM is still a bit loud to shoot with hearing protection.
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