Which 9mm can?

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Was originally go with a GemTech GM-9, but in light of their recent......difficulties, I'm not so sure I want to go that route anymore. Can needs to be F/A rated, but something I can use on a pistol too. I don't really care about it being user serviceable, and I'd prefer it be from an established company that is gonna be around for a while in case I need support.
 

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If someone else could chime in!
I am thinking about liberty mystic, rugged obsidian or sico hybrid 46.
 

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Id hate to say AAC, but i like the one that retains your factory sights, I've been eye ballin that one.
 

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Yeah, AAC is out. I'll never buy any of their products, just like I'll never buy a LaRue product. If your an over confident asshole, you don't need my money.
 

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Dead Air Ghost M is pretty sweet. Mine is still in ATF jail but the reviews and YouTube videos we're hyping it up.
 

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Was originally go with a GemTech GM-9, but in light of their recent......difficulties, I'm not so sure I want to go that route anymore. Can needs to be F/A rated, but something I can use on a pistol too. I don't really care about it being user serviceable, and I'd prefer it be from an established company that is gonna be around for a while in case I need support.
I have the SureFire Ryder 9 Ti and it is great on my 9mm pistol. Their website doesn't mention it being F/A rated or not.
 

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Put a query in to Surefire on the Ryder, and I do like the look of Ghost. Thanks guys.
 

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I’d encourage that you review lots of metered testing; and while it isn’t always easy from Youtube - look for DBs in the mid to high 120’s with good tone. Secondly, get the lightest one you can. Thirdly, has all of the attachment options you need / want (3 lug?). Lastly, something that you can take apart and clean. Several years ago an Octane 9mm was tough to beat. It is still pretty decent today.
 

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Rugged Obsidian 45 is a sweet can. They just recently came out with the Obsidian 9, but I have no experience with that one, only the 45. Both are full auto rated, and modular so you can take a few inches and ounces off each one. In their full length configurations they are very comparable in size and weight, the 9 will shed a bit more length and weight when broken down into the K configuration. I use my 45 on an FNX 45 Tac, a HK VP9, and have put a few 300BO subs with my SBR. I have no complaints at all, love the can.
 

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I would take a look at the dead air wolf 9-sd. It was made for sub-guns. I have been reading a lot about it and one guy said in the "k" configuration it was almost as quite as his octane 9 but in full length it was much quieter. You can even shoot 300 blackout supers through it. I have a ti-rant 9mm and a octane 45. I think the wolf will be my next 9mm pistol/sub-gun can. Plus i would like to try it on one of those wolf uppers in 9x39mm when they come out.
 

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Rugged Obsidian 45 is a sweet can. They just recently came out with the Obsidian 9, but I have no experience with that one, only the 45. Both are full auto rated, and modular so you can take a few inches and ounces off each one. In their full length configurations they are very comparable in size and weight, the 9 will shed a bit more length and weight when broken down into the K configuration. I use my 45 on an FNX 45 Tac, a HK VP9, and have put a few 300BO subs with my SBR. I have no complaints at all, love the can.
Agreed, I have an Obsidian .45 in jail right now. Also have an Osprey .45. The pistons from the Osprey (of which I have numerous) can be used in the Obsidian. Rugged definitely got that right. They also make a nice, reasonably priced 3 lug mount/adapter. The Obsidian can be torn down and cleaned, the Osprey cannot.
Shop around, I found a screamin’ deal on my Obsidian.
 

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I run a Silencerco Omega 9k on my m11. serves double duty on my handguns as well. it's a super small silencer and only 4.7 inches and sounds great. if you want a larger can, the dead air ghost is fantastic. you can run it in long or short configuration.

I have both in stock, as well as others
 

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I think the Omega 9k is a cool can from a size and tone standpoint, but I can’t understand for the life of me why anyone would want a non-user serviceable can to shoot pistol calibers from? Do you just plan to send it back to be torn open and cleaned after some time? Am I missing something here?

Now, for supersonic 300BLK that it’s rated for, talk about compact!
 

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FishinGuns, as long as you aren't running bare lead projos through a can it isn't gonna have much in the way of build up in the can. At least in its serviceable life. IME, with a serviceable .22 can, its virtually impossible to remove the build up off the blast baffle w/o a blast cabinet anyway, and you'll likely remove material off the baffle with that anyway. If you think a piece of equipment that is subject to 20-50k psi, and extreme temps will last forever, your wrong. Hell, if I last long enough to plug it up, then yeah, not a big deal to send it back and have the internals replaced.
 
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Definitely have to have a 3 lug adapter, and 1/2X28 adapter. Is there any advantage to a mono core baffle stack?