What size suppressor do I need?

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Offline IROCman86

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What size suppressor do I need?
« on: January 24, 2019, 04:01:20 AM »
HI there ladies and gents,

I was hoping someone could shed some light on choosing a suitable suppressor for my Kral Puncher Nemesis.  My question is, how do you know what size of a suppressor would appropriate apart from the caliber.  My Nemesis fills to 250 bar and was ordered with both .22 and .25 calibers.  I plan on buying a .25 Cal model to use for both. I just can't find any info on how much volume or what type of internals I need to look for to tame the bark.

Please, don't comment about any legalities, I've done my research. Thanks in advance.
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Re: What size suppressor do I need?
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2019, 07:44:49 AM »
As an example HW (~200mmx30mm) is very good at 12 fpe and works OK up to around 30 fpe. Over that you need more volume and sturdier internals. A&M Marksman (~225mmx38mm) is good for up to around 100 fpe and makes 150fpe .257 still comfortable to shoot. Assuming you will have around 45 fpe you want steel or aluminium tube inside (with baffles and felt construction) and larger than 30mm diameter OD. Monocore units in general have less internal volume and no dampening material so they are less efficient.
Huub Viking Mk2 .177/.22 bullpup - grab'n go gun
BSA Scorpion SE .177 - plinker/training gun
BSA Scorpion .25 - 100M BR gun at 60 fpe
BSA Scorpion .224 - 100M BR gun at 100 fpe
Evanix Blizzard .357 bullpup - 230 fpe silhouette gun
Exanix Sniper X2 .45 - 270 fpe silhouette gun
Drozd Blackbird HPA - 1200 rpm full auto fun gun / meat grinder
Evanix AR6 carbine/pistol
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Re: What size suppressor do I need?
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2019, 10:22:02 AM »

I have the Kral Bigmax in .22 and yes, out-of-the-box it has quite a BARK!  I can confirm that a 6-inch long ldc that's the same diameter as the shroud works VERY well for me.  The gun is now putting out about 37 fpe. 
« Last Edit: January 24, 2019, 10:27:11 AM by mcoulter »
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