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Old 07-01-2018, 09:53 PM   #1
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I came across some info about a suppressor made from a D cell maglite, and now Iím kind of intrigued by them. Do any of yíall have one? If so, whatís the process of filing a form 1 on one? Can you use the maglite serial number or do you need to engrave your own? Also would you have to engrave a manufacturer and city?


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Old 07-01-2018, 10:32 PM   #2
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IMHO, there are so many great “solvent trap” manufacturers that it is not worth going the maglite route anymore. It used to be one of the best ways if you didn’t own machining equipment. But to answer your question, if the serial number is deep enough and >1/16” tall you could “adopt” it. You’d still need to engrave the model, caliber, manufacturer and city, state. My favorite solvent trap manufacturer is diversified machine. I’ve made 4 form one cans.
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Old 07-01-2018, 10:37 PM   #3
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Old 07-01-2018, 10:46 PM   #4
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IMHO, there are so many great ďsolvent trapĒ manufacturers that it is not worth going the maglite route anymore. It used to be one of the best ways if you didnít own machining equipment. But to answer your question, if the serial number is deep enough and >1/16Ē tall you could ďadoptĒ it. Youíd still need to engrave the model, caliber, manufacturer and city, state. My favorite solvent trap manufacturer is diversified machine. Iíve made 4 form one cans.


I like the looks of those tubes. What do you use for baffles?


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Old 07-01-2018, 10:51 PM   #5
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DM sells different styles of baffles as well that fit his tubes, you just email him to see what’s in stock. I think he keeps a list in the vendor section of the Form 1 forum as well. I’ve got Ti valve spring retainers in my 22 can , but the rest were made by DM. I can post pictures if you want.
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DM sells different styles of baffles as well that fit his tubes, you just email him to see whatís in stock. I think he keeps a list in the vendor section of the Form 1 forum as well. Iíve got Ti valve spring retainers in my 22 can , but the rest were made by DM. I can post pictures if you want.


If you donít mind, picture would be great. Thanks.


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Old 07-01-2018, 11:49 PM   #7
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In my opinion what would be a better option would be to retro fit a maglight over a suppressor for the look but also maintain good sound and suppression of a well built can


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Old 07-02-2018, 12:07 AM   #8
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Google drive folder of 3 of the 4
Sorry they are so dirty.
I can take pictures of the clean 30 cal one tomorrow. The pics above are of a 22 can, 45ACP can and 45-70 can
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Go to the form1 suppressor board and read everything rust has written. Great info.
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Old 07-02-2018, 03:21 PM   #10
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Here's what they look like before engraving, drilling and clipping:


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Old 07-02-2018, 06:41 PM   #11
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Thanks for the help guys.


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Old 07-16-2018, 12:42 AM   #12
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I came across some info about a suppressor made from a D cell maglite, and now Iím kind of intrigued by them. Do any of yíall have one? If so, whatís the process of filing a form 1 on one? Can you use the maglite serial number or do you need to engrave your own? Also would you have to engrave a manufacturer and city?


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I know a guy that has one of the kits. He shot it on his 5.56. Iím not sure of the longevity or structural safety of it, but I was impressed with how quite it was. Iíve been wanting to go that route myself,of course, after filling out the proper paperwork.
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Old 07-16-2018, 06:25 PM   #13
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I know a guy that has one of the kits. He shot it on his 5.56. Iím not sure of the longevity or structural safety of it, but I was impressed with how quite it was. Iíve been wanting to go that route myself,of course, after filling out the proper paperwork.


Yeah, the longevity of it is my concern. I think Iím going to go the route of buying a titanium ďsolvent trapĒ tube instead. It isnít much more expensive, and should be a lot more durable.


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Old 07-17-2018, 11:48 PM   #14
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Here's what they look like before engraving, drilling and clipping:


If you donít mind me asking, what does does one of these run when using titanium parts?
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Old 07-18-2018, 12:00 AM   #15
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If you donít mind me asking, what does does one of these run when using titanium parts?
With 100% Ti parts it was just over $400. $200 for the tube and end cap and $200 for internals. Itís much cheaper to go SS or aluminum, but I wanted lightweight and durable. If you like to tinker and build things itís the way to go, if not you can spend a couple hundred extra and have a factory can with warranty.
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With 100% Ti parts it was just over $400. $200 for the tube and end cap and $200 for internals. Itís much cheaper to go SS or aluminum, but I wanted lightweight and durable. If you like to tinker and build things itís the way to go, if not you can spend a couple hundred extra and have a factory can with warranty.
I emailed Diversified Machine for a list/cost of titanium parts to complete my Form 1. If you donít mind me asking,where did you get yours? (You can PM me if you prefer)
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Old 11-25-2018, 03:18 PM   #17
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I emailed Diversified Machine for a list/cost of titanium parts to complete my Form 1. If you donít mind me asking,where did you get yours? (You can PM me if you prefer)
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Chris @ Diversified Machine:
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Rusty who makes the RSC cups:
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Old 11-27-2018, 09:39 PM   #19
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Here's what they look like before engraving, drilling and clipping:


How did you go about clipping your baffles? Do you have a mill or did you use another method?
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A harbor freight drill press and a dremel lol
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Old 12-09-2018, 01:57 PM   #21
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Bump for updates.
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Bump for updates.


I just sent my tube off to Rusty to get the internals put in it. Iím just going to let him bore and clip it, so I donít have to deal with it.


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Old 12-10-2018, 02:16 AM   #23
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:21 PM   #24
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I should get my can back from Rusty some time this next week. Iíll report back when I get to try it out.


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I just sent him $ for the can. Now looking to decipher filling out the Eform paperwork. Anybody have a ‘Dumnys guide to Eform for the Form 1?
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I just sent him $ for the can. Now looking to decipher filling out the Eform paperwork. Anybody have a ĎDumnys guide to Eform for the Form 1?


https://www.reddit.com/r/NFA/comment...TL&sh=8914c949



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I am continually amazed at what a little bit of intelligence and want-to will do in the right hands. I would have never thought of making a flipping gun suppressor out of a flashlight. I have 2 suppressors (that I bought off the shelf) and this is awesome...
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Hum, Looks like site is down due to shutdown. Just my luck.
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Hum, Looks like site is down due to shutdown. Just my luck.


Itís working for me right now. Their site goes down every Wednesday and periodically at other times. You would think with every person using it paying $200 each that they would have a decent website, but thatís certainly not the case.


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It’s working for me right now. Their site goes down every Wednesday and periodically at other times. You would think with every person using it paying $200 each that they would have a decent website, but that’s certainly not the case.


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Maybe it’s my computer. I just saw a window popup that says I’m using an unsupported browser, and may need internet Explorer 7, Firefox, or other......

But another link to Eforms says NFA Form 1, 4, and 5 are not in service at the preset times me, due to regulatory implementation with no set date of restoration to service.

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Ok. Banging my head here. The only form I can get to work, is the paper form 1. Will that work? I know it won’t be near as fast as Eforms, but, for the life of me, I can’t get it to work.
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Ok. Banging my head here. The only form I can get to work, is the paper form 1. Will that work? I know it wonít be near as fast as Eforms, but, for the life of me, I canít get it to work.


Try this link:
https://eforms.atf.gov/EForms/faces/...e=306296f52_61

Donít do it on paper. I would try a different browser or computer. Like I said earlier, the website is a POS and is finicky. If you canít get it to work, wait a day or to and try it again.


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Maybe itís my computer. I just saw a window popup that says Iím using an unsupported browser, and may need internet Explorer 7, Firefox, or other......

But another link to Eforms says NFA Form 1, 4, and 5 are not in service at the preset times me, due to regulatory implementation with no set date of restoration to service.


The ATF is not processing Form 1s and Form 4s during the shutdown,but you should still be able to submit them.


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Went to Chrome, and got it to work. Still figuring out some of the forms that I need to download. Thanks.
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Just got this video of my suppressor from Rusty on a .300 Blackout.


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Just got this video of my suppressor from Rusty on a .300 Blackout.


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Sounds great! Congrats!
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Old 01-19-2019, 02:51 PM   #38
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Finally got a chance to try my can from Rusty out myself. Here it is on my 16Ē .223.

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