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AA hunter upper with suppresser. need some help?

Discussion in 'NFA & Class III Discussion' started by WCMS, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. WCMS

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    geting a AA upper in 6.5 grendel, the hunter version 19.5". i want to put a suppresser on it. i dont know much about the suppressers so i thought i would ask on here. the barrel is threaded for 3/4-28tpi. the only flash hider i found that would fit was the ones on the AA website. do they make suppressers for that thread? or better yet do they make flash hiders for that thread that suppressers can just screw on to? will puting a suppresser on mess up my rifiling or barrel in anyway? do i need to get a certin gas block? thanks for the help
     
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    I'm pretty sure they do, I think most people just use a .308 can for the Grendel.
     
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    didnt know you can use a different cal can. thanks
     
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    Dang, that thread pattern is going to kill you on choices. I'd probably get it re-threaded in 5/8-24, the standard 308 thread.

    I would thread 5/8-24 and get an AAC 7.62 SD or Cyclone for it. Should be a sweet setup.

    That has got to be the dumbest choice of thread patterns I've seen from a company.
     
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    yea ive come to find out i dont have very many choices of anythin with this caliber. how much trouble is it to get one rethreaded?
     
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    Shouldn't be much trouble at all. It is easier if you take the barrel off and give it to Steve Baldwin in Jones, OK or Curtis Higgins at S&H (Owasso I think). They'll thread it up for you. You'll likely lose the amount that is currently threaded from the length. It'll be worth it. I think Steve would charge around $75 for the service, but I'm not sure. His business is mechanical accuracy or baldwin sights. Google for his info. He has a website.

    He should have the stuff to take it off for you. You should be able to take him the complete upper. I'd prefer just to give him the barrel and do the rest myself.
     
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    Yeah, a lot of people buy a 7.62 cans for their .308 and 5.56 rifles. Saves them from having to buy two cans and paying the $200 tax stamp twice.

    I was happy to get the heavy barrel when I bought my Grendel upper but I didn't think about buying a can for it. I eventually want to buy a can for it and my AR but I guess I may have a problem finding the right threaded can for both.
     
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    If you're gonna do it on multiple calibers of ARs I'd get a QD can. AAC sells mounts for the 7.62SD in 1/2-28 and 5/8-24 so you can run it on both with ease.
     
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    how much for a good 308 can?
     
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    Call Major Malfunction. He has the best prices and the most cans in stock. He's in North OKC/Edmond area. (918) 808-3661
     

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