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    Hu$hpower suppressors

    I just picked up a nice Howa second hand, with low shot count.
    It came with a Hushpower 370 suppressor. Without suppressor, it is a tack driver.
    With suppressor its anyone's guess where the projectile is going.

    I've checked and no clipping.
    My other rifle has a DPT - and poi is the same with/without suppressor.
    Should this hushpower join the scrap pile and replace? Are they known to be a problem?

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    hey man, my mate has one on his tikka 308 and that things on point.

    good supps at least his is

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    Sounds odd, my old MAE can was 8 inches low and a few right. I put that down to the weight of the thing.

    Maybe set up a target with plenty of white space around it to see where they are going, it may still be grouping well but with a significant change in POI.
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    Have a look inside the suppressor. Is there any possible impingement?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiB View Post
    Have a look inside the suppressor. Is there any possible impingement?
    Nup - can't see anything. That was the first thing I checked.
    I just can't figure it out.
    Definitely won't group.... its erratic as.

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    Is it contacting the barrel by the bushing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Is it contacting the barrel by the bushing?
    Nope - has about paper thin gap.
    Its really irritating - as I can fire a few shots, get it close enough and then it suddenly throws all over the show.
    As in going from a golf ball or there abouts at 50m out to not even on the a4 paper.

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    I've got a howa m1500 in 708 with a hush power 370 and it's got sub moa grouping.

    Sent from my ELE-L09 using Tapatalk

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    Foreend bedding contacting - a muzzle weight issue with bedding as the thing warms up?
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    Quote Originally Posted by thejavelin View Post
    Nup - can't see anything. That was the first thing I checked.
    I just can't figure it out.
    Definitely won't group.... its erratic as.
    How do you know for sure it's not clipping anything? I have seen more than one terrible threading job on a hush power suppressor including one where first shot came clean out the side of the suppressor, punched a nice hole in it.
    #30GANG....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan_Songhurst View Post
    How do you know for sure it's not clipping anything? I have seen more than one terrible threading job on a hush power suppressor including one where first shot came clean out the side of the suppressor, punched a nice hole in it.
    Just relying on eyeometer, I don't 100% know I guess _ I thought I'd see it on the baffles when I reviewed with a torch.

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    it happens to all my suppressors in any caliber, i think its normal, poi is either to the sides or lower, but still groups good.
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    Just for completeness for anyone searching threads in the future.
    Situation has been resolved with a very tight rear bushing, as in just contacting.
    As soon as the bushing was put in, rifle was shooting tight groups at 50m - bang on a target - was 1" high at 50m without suppressor.

    I'll lift it slightly, but very impressed with accuracy now - and shout out to the good guys at GCity Wgtn that gave me the bushing to sort it out.
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    bullets dont actually need to clip the suppressor to fuck with accuraccy
    if they go close the disturbance is enough to cause mega issues

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    shine a light in the breech end then look thru the supressor. is it concentric with the rifling ?

 

 

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