Dedicated 9 or 45?

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Is there and practicality to a dedicated 9mm can vs 45 can? And who makes a decent one without busting the bank?
 

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To me it boils down to ease. I decided to go with two 45 cans, that way they can cover all my pistols from 45acp, 10mm, 9mm, 357, etc (I don’t own a pistol bigger then 45 bore). I thought about getting a 9mm can which is a tad bit quieter and lighter then the 45’s but I’d rather keep it simple for my pistols and go caliber specific for my rifles which I shoot more anyway. Rugged Obsidian are great cans. You can keep them in full configuration or “K” configuration which shaves a few inches in total length off and ounces off as well.
 

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I've been wanting to get a .45 can as well to cover my 1911 and other 9mm pistols including my AR9. Definitely looking at SiCo
 

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I thought most .45 cans are quieter than 9mm when used on 9mm because of the volume?

I'm likely wrong on this but I have seen that before.
Depends on host, ammunition, specific silencer, baffle design; lots of variables to consider. Volume is just a part of silencer design. In my testing, caliber specific silencers do perform better, all things being equal. There are exceptions of course.
 
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I guess I would never suppress a pistol, just me, if you can't holster a pistol what good is it, my opinion.
But did buy a 45 can for a Sig MPX, I regret that move every time I fire it. The 9mm can would have been a way better fit.
 
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I guess I would never suppress a pistol, just me, if you can't holster a pistol what good is it, my opinion.
But did buy a 45 can for a Sig MPX, I regret that move every time I fire it. The 9mm can would have been a way better fit.
This ones mainly gonna be used with a Scorpion Micro
 

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I went with a 9mm for my Scorpion. I have a few 9mm pistol (I'm sure most here do as well), so it seemed having at least one dedicated 9mm suppressor would make sense. Also, that will see a ton more time on my Scorpion than it will on anything else.
 

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I totally agree with this. Omega 9k all the way. Price is decent and like the Saker, it works on damn near everything with a plethora of mounts. And it's compact. I think they make a 45k too?

Dedicated cans all the way.