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Gem Tech or Yankee Hill?

Discussion in 'NFA Weapon Discussion' started by Liberty97045, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    PBinWA Clark County Well-Known Member

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    Greenbug Bend Well-Known Member

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    I have a Gemtech HVT thread on mount and am very happy with it. It's not fancy titanium, but it gets the job done for me.
     
  4. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    Gemtech is a superior product.
     
  5. Gopherboy128

    Gopherboy128 West-Side New Member

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    I have two YHM cans. Do they work? Yes. Are they inexpensive? Yes. Will I be buying any more? No. YHM to me is sorta like your first car. You start out with it, learn what you like dont like and get better ones next time. I would reccomend Gemtech, or anything from Silencerco/SWR.
     
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    SonicBlue03 Snohomish Well-Known Member

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    Is titanium a requirement and if so why? If not, AAC's 762-SDN-6 should be on your short list.
     
  7. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    Titanium is considerably lighter but not an absolute requirement. Neither is the quick connect. Leaning towards a steel GemTech threaded.
     
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    SonicBlue03 Snohomish Well-Known Member

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    I'm personally partial to AAC (two of my three existing cans are, and my incoming 7.62 can is AAC) but I don't think you'll go wrong with Gemtech either. I really like the reviews they do over at SilencerTalk.com, so if you haven't already been there yet it's worth surfing around a bit. The reviews in particular are nice to get perspective on.
     
  9. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    So what's the difference between this and the hunter that justifies $400?
     
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    SonicBlue03 Snohomish Well-Known Member

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    Suppression (I imagine that's a matter of the internal baffle design or material), more variety in multi-caliber use, and mounting are the primary ones.
     
  11. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    Question, will I see a point of impact shift from the additional weight if the suppressor? Will the additional weight of SS or steel make any difference in accuracy?
     
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    SonicBlue03 Snohomish Well-Known Member

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    You probably will, but depending on your rifle setup, ammo, etc. the answer is "you won't know until you shoot it." I see it with my 5.56mm can but it's not significant. But it's enough.
     
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    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    I looked at a YHM in titanium with quick connect for $999. The suppressor was full of sand blast media. That a company would let that get to a customer in that condition does not give me warm fuzzies about their quality control.
     
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    geometro PDX Active Member

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    +1 on Thunderbeast if the suppressor is going on a precision rifle.
     
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    Greenbug Bend Well-Known Member

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    I have noticed on my AR in 5.56 and on my bolt gun in 300 Whisper that it groups tighter with the can. A very pleasant surprise!
     
  17. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    If you are worried about POI shift, then you should look at Surefire. They are spendy ,but they are super-quiet, and the POI is repeatable.
     
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    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    PBinWA Clark County Well-Known Member

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    I have the thread on version. Works great and very light weight. Great reputation on other boards.

    I have used it on 300 BLK, 308, and 300WM.