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)
https://www.safariland.com/products/last-chance/model-012-competition-holster-black-right-Model_012.html

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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