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Old October 8, 2011, 05:47 AM   #1
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Suppressing a FNAR 7.62 x 51 and a regular barrel length AK

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?
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Old November 8, 2011, 08:16 AM   #2
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the only place i have actually seen that has successfully suppressed a AK is red jacket cause of the gas tube is.
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Old November 8, 2011, 08:45 AM   #3
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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)
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Old November 8, 2011, 10:48 AM   #4
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Depends on how you define adequately suppressed.

Will they be "hearing safe" (under 140 decibels)? Probably not.
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Old March 4, 2012, 04:30 PM   #5
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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.
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Old March 5, 2012, 12:56 PM   #6
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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.
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Old March 14, 2012, 03:31 PM   #7
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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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