One can for two different guns

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This will be my first suppressor and am wondering if there are advantages/disadvantages in using one can for both guns? A .308 and 6.5cm. Both are bolt guns. Would it be better to get a separate suppressor for each gun?
 

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I’d estimate the majority of people here do that. It just makes sense. Undetectable loss of performance running a 30 on a 6.5. I did a test recently with a friend where we shot a creedmoor through an Omega with different end caps. We both liked the tone of the 30 cal end cap better than the 6.5 end cap. It was quite obvious to both of us too.
 

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I went with a ultra 7 in 30 cal and will be using it on a 6.5 and a planned 300 prc build.
Hopefully will be getting the call soon to pick it up.
 

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Single can. Slight difference in DB for caliber specific at least in case of TBAC, but you should be wearing hearing protection any way so not a major difference vs cost of another can and tax stamp. You can look at YouTube an see the ThunderBeast comparisons if you want an idea. As pointed out different cans have slightly different signatures so one may be perceived to be quieter than another depending on sound frequencies. There isn't really a consistent measurement system or even a standard at this point for db measurement between mfgs.
 

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This will be my first suppressor and am wondering if there are advantages/disadvantages in using one can for both guns? A .308 and 6.5cm. Both are bolt guns. Would it be better to get a separate suppressor for each gun?
Almost everyone who isn't either selling suppressors, stinking rich and/or exceedingly persnickety will tell you it is a waste of money to buy a separate can for a 6.5. I will go you even one better -- if your two calibers were .30 and .204, I would still say just get one can. My 9" 30-cal suppresses by .204 and .223 just about the same as my 7" 223-cal suppressor does.

I got my 223-cal suppressor first but knowing what I know now I would say just get the 30, unless you just want two cans anyway. I do because sometime I shoot varmints with a friend or relative who does not own a suppressor, and I like to be able to loan them one, because if we are shooting together it doesn't do me much good to be suppressed if they aren't. They just need to show up with a threaded muzzle. Other than that, however one 30-cal would cover my needs just fine.

However, you may want to consider a suppressor that breaks down into either a 7" configuration or a 9", like my Banish 30. Sometimes I want maximum suppression, but sometimes I want maximum handiness (as when hunting). Having both in one suppressor is wonderful.
 

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If you're gonna get two get a 22lr and a 30 or if 3 is your number a 22lr and 6.5 and 30. You definitely will not regret the 22lr.
They are a smile producer for sure.
 

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If you're gonna get two get a 22lr and a 30 or if 3 is your number a 22lr and 6.5 and 30. You definitely will not regret the 22lr.
They are a smile producer for sure.
I did this and agree. Covers most everything. Just have to make sure you have thread adapter down to 1/2 if your 30 is 5/8.
 

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I will also put a vote in for getting a 30 cal and 22 cal suppressor if you are only going to get two. This is what I have right now.

I was thinking of getting a 6.5 dedicated can, but then I realized what I really need is a 338 can. That is the next on the list for me. I saw a guy shoot a 6br with a 338 Ultra on it at a match and it was like a 22 going off. The closest to Hollywood quiet i have ever seen a match rifle.
 
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