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Please suggest anything that would make my SP-1 quieter. The L7 bolt is already on the way.

Even though interested in other tips and tricks would really appreciate to be pointed in the direction of a quiet barrel. Also expect there may be silencers out there that would quiet it down even more.
 

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hmmm..... I guess it makes sense. Paintball and firearms silencers would realy work on the same principle and could be transferable.

Well can you/someone suggest what you know to be a really quiet barrel?

Is there anything else that could possibly add to the quiet effect?
 

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Looked at various barrel options and decide against changing the barrel. Yea if I did I could have benefited by a couple decibels but didn't think that would make me content. Instead went to instructibles and looked up "paintball silencer".

I built one the whole length of the barrel from the breach to cover all the porting and way out about 10" past the muzzle. I got a marker now that looks more like a cannon but even when firing without balls its about half the noise compared to before. I am not in the US but still have not checked if I am breaking any laws. Which I probably am but most likely wont end up in jail for it. Could though end up having it confiscated.

Still have not tested it in the field but hope to do so this coming weekend (if they let me). Being so long it seems to be slightly curved and there is a small chance that on exit the balls might catch the inside of the silencer tube at the tip. If so I might have to either try to heat it on one side to straighten it or maybe just shorten it by an inch or two.

If anyone has an idea on how to straighten a PVC tube would appreciate some advice.
 

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Looked at various barrel options and decide against changing the barrel. Yea if I did I could have benefited by a couple decibels but didn't think that would make me content. Instead went to instructibles and looked up "paintball silencer".

I built one the whole length of the barrel from the breach to cover all the porting and way out about 10" past the muzzle. I got a marker now that looks more like a cannon but even when firing without balls its about half the noise compared to before. I am not in the US but still have not checked if I am breaking any laws. Which I probably am but most likely wont end up in jail for it. Could though end up having it confiscated.

Still have not tested it in the field but hope to do so this coming weekend (if they let me). Being so long it seems to be slightly curved and there is a small chance that on exit the balls might catch the inside of the silencer tube at the tip. If so I might have to either try to heat it on one side to straighten it or maybe just shorten it by an inch or two.

If anyone has an idea on how to straighten a PVC tube would appreciate some advice.
run over it with a truck? might break it though. :D
 

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My car is over 1500kg. Guess that should do. Maybe I can even throw in a few sandbags to get it closer to truck weight. Will try it if the heating or shortening it doesn't work. thumup:
 

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My car is over 1500kg. Guess that should do. Maybe I can even throw in a few sandbags to get it closer to truck weight. Will try it if the heating or shortening it doesn't work. thumup:
good job! thumup: i tried to make a silencer (test trial) i ended up putting making my gun louder ;0 oh well. now im making things so when you screw your tank out of your gun, the blast goes in a controlled direction instead of everywhere. still working on it tho. thumup:
 

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good job! thumup: i tried to make a silencer (test trial) i ended up putting making my gun louder ;0 oh well. now im making things so when you screw your tank out of your gun, the blast goes in a controlled direction instead of everywhere. still working on it tho. thumup:
Isn't there a little hole on the bottom of the asa where the air rushes out? There isn't much more you can do with that unless you get a on/off.
 

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good job! thumup: i tried to make a silencer (test trial) i ended up putting making my gun louder ;0 oh well. now im making things so when you screw your tank out of your gun, the blast goes in a controlled direction instead of everywhere. still working on it tho. thumup:
You mean like an on/off ASA with a purge?
 

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The biggest challenge of the whole project was mounting it. Solved that with a rubber insert and some tacky tennis racket grip tape. The only problem is the rubber inset doesn't keep paint well.
 
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