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Old April 14, 2019, 08:59 PM   #7
Theohazard
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Originally Posted by Areoflyer09 View Post
Titanium cans can handle the 22 magnum, 17HMR and 5.7x28. They keep the easy to clean nature of a steel can and the lightweight nature of the aluminum cans.
Stainless steel will handle the high-pressure .22 rounds like 5.7mm a little better than titanium will, also stainless holds up a little better than titanium to some of the harsher cleaning methods. That’s why the Mask uses stainless baffles and a titanium tube; the tube doesn’t need to be a strong as the baffles and the baffles are the parts that need 99% of the cleaning.

That said, I agree 100% that a lighter silencer feels better on some lightweight hosts.
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