Can you put a suppressor on a 1911?

Can you put a suppressor on a 1911?

Putting a suppressor on that 1911 will reduce the sound to somewhere around 133 dB. A shot or two here and there probably won’t hurt you, but you don’t want to spend hours at a shooting range surrounded by noise in the 130-dB range.

How many rounds does it take to break in a Kimber 1911?

“Kimber 1911s are built with extremely tight tolerances,” said a Kimber spokesman. “The barrel bushing and slide have to break into one another.” The Kimber manual explains a fairly specific process that begins with cleaning and lubricating the gun before firing 100 to 150 rounds of quality FMJ ammunition at the range.

Can you put a suppressor on 45?

Our customers looking to not add too much additional weight to the end of their firearm, while still maintaining impressive noise reduction tend to love the Omega 45K. Without adding too much length on to any host firearm, this SiCo suppressor is one of the most maneuverable on our 45 ACP suppressor list.

Is Kimber a good 1911 brand?

There are many good 1911s out there and the one built by Kimber is among the finest. Key point: Colt made its fame through the powerful and reliable 1911 pistol. That weapon has been around for over 100 years and new companies, such as Kimber, now make their own versions.

How quiet is a suppressed 45 ACP?

Unsuppressed 45 ACP. We saw comparable results for 45 ACP as we did with 9mm. The average unsuppressed levels, which were some of the loudest results for the pistol calibers, came in at average of 165-167 dB, while the average suppressed levels came in 21-26 dB lower, ranging from 141-146 dB.

What is the quietest .45 suppressor?

Obsidian45™ The Obsidian45 is the quietest 45 suppressor on the market and is rated for practically all center-fire pistol calibers, along with common lever action calibers.

How long will a Kimber 1911 last?

Kimber frames, slides and barrels are very high quality parts. You should expect them to last as long as the best 1911s will. They tested their aluminum framed guns to 20,000 rounds. The steel framed guns should go considerably more rounds than that.

How many rounds can you put through 1911?

Picture above is a single stack magazine from a 1911, a double stack magazine from a Sig 9mm, and a double stack mag from a Glock . 40 caliber pistol. The 1911 has a single stack magazine that can hold 8 rounds. Both the Glock and Sig have double stack magazines that can hold over 10 rounds.

Which suppressor is 45?

Rugged Obsidian 45 SilencerCo Omega 45K
Caliber Rating .300BLK (subsonic), 10mm, .45 ACP, .350 Legend, .450 Bushmaster .300 BLK, 9mm, .40 S, 10mm, .45 ACP
Attachment Included Mount Booster housing and .578×28 DT piston Booster housing and 5/8×24 DT insert
Full Auto Rated Belt Fed Rated Yes

What kind of suppressor does a Colt 1911 use?

The H.E.M.S.2 (High Efficiency Maritime Suppressor) 45, designed for .45ACP handguns (Colt 1911, HK USP Tactical, SIG P220. Built in LCD (Linear Cycling Device) for ultra reliable function. Interchangable thread pistons allow use on a variety of handguns.

Which is the largest manufacturer of 1911 pistols?

On the strength of quality, Kimber has become the world’s largest producer of 1911 pistols. Compare a Kimber with any other brand of 1911—or any other type of semi-automatic pistol—and see for yourself why Kimber is what all guns should be.

Who are the US Marines with Kimber pistols?

United States Marines assigned to Special Operations Command chose Kimber. The U.S.A. Shooting Rapid Fire Pistol Team trains for Olympic competition with a Kimber. Most recently, LAPD™ SIS transitioned to Kimber.

What kind of suppressor does a HK 45 use?

The Nexus III 45 suppressor is constructed of corrosion resistant titanium, stainless steel, 17-4PH heat treated steel & 6061T6. The Nexus III™ mounts on the factory threaded barrels of the HK MK23 SOCOM, HK Tactical, HK Tactical Compact and Sig P220 Combat .45 pistols.