View Full Version : Suppressing a FNAR 7.62 x 51 and a regular barrel length AK
October 8, 2011, 06:47 AM
I was told by a dealer that I won't be able to adequately suppress my FNAR or my fold under stock AK with the AAC 762 SDN-6. Opinions?
November 8, 2011, 09:16 AM
the only place i have actually seen that has successfully suppressed a AK is red jacket cause of the gas tube is.
November 8, 2011, 09:45 AM
I guess with an AK you'd have to suppress the gas tube and the muzzle. The action is pretty noisy as well - heck, just wrap the entire thing in Corning insulation! (but make sure you register your insulation on a Form 1 first)
November 8, 2011, 11:48 AM
Depends on how you define adequately suppressed.
Will they be "hearing safe" (under 140 decibels)? Probably not.
March 4, 2012, 05:30 PM
FN LAR's and LF FAL's vent gas out the adjustible gas block. If you Google a You Tube video you can see what the shooter looks like after attaching a suppressor to it.
Solution would be to close the gas block but then you will be hammering your bolt group against the receiver pretty hard.
March 5, 2012, 01:56 PM
I have no experience with the FNAR, but my 7.62x39 AKM is hearing
safe with a .30 caliber Windtalker suppressor attached to the DC Vortex.
The same AKM cycles Engel Ballistic Research sub sonic ammo when suppressed.
I have an UltiMAK gas tube rail on my AKM and it has the holes in it.
March 14, 2012, 04:31 PM
I've fired an AK with a suppressor fitted and every time I received a jet of hot gas from the back of the receiver! That recess where the upper receiver engages with the rear of the return spring; I have no idea what was going on inside the suppressor (which worked well), but it was uncomfortable to use.
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