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Rugged Suppressors 2018 Rifle Suppressor Promotion

For a limited time promotion, Surge762, Razor762 and Micro30 suppressor purchases made between October 17th and December 31st will include two additional R3 Flash Hiders of your choice, along with a 5.56 end cap. This promotion will give the purchaser a total of 3 muzzle devices when you include the 5/8×24 R3 Flash Hider that comes standard with all Rugged rifle suppressors and an additional 5.56 endcap. ($280.00 Value)

Terms and Conditions

In order to be eligible for this promotion, customers must register their suppressor through our website (ruggedsuppressors.com/register) and include a copy of the paid in full sales receipt from their dealer, a file copy of the Form4 is also required. Customers must specify desired thread pitch at the time of registration (5/8×24 or 1/2×28 only). This promotion only applies to our current production rifle suppressors, listed above. In order to receive the promotion, the qualifying suppressors must be purchased and registered between October 17, 2018 and December 31, 2018. The cutoff date for this promotion is December 31, 2018. Distributor and dealer exclusions apply as they are not eligible for this promotion. This promotion cannot be combined with any other sale or promotion. Void where prohibited by law, terms subject to change without notice.

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Rugged Suppressors 2018 Obsidian Promotion

For a limited time promotion, Obsidian45 and Obsidian9 suppressor purchases made between November 19, 2018 and December 31, 2018 will include an additional 5-piece promotional accessories kit.

-The Obsidian45 comes standard with (1) .578×28 Piston and the promotional accessories kit includes (1) 1/2×28 Piston, (1) 3 Lug Mount, (1) Combo Tool, (1) Fixed Barrel Spacer, and (1) 5/8×24 Fixed Mount. Total value of the Obsidian 45 promotional accessories package is $350.00.

-The Obsidian9 comes standard with (1) 1/2×28 Piston and the promotional accessories kit includes (1) M13.5×1 LH Piston, (1) 3 Lug Mount, (1) Combo Tool, (1) Fixed Barrel Spacer, and (1) 5/8×24 Fixed Mount. Total value of the Obsidian 9 promotional accessories package is $350.00.

Terms and Conditions

In order to be eligible for the 2018 Obsidian Promotion, customers must register their suppressor through our website (ruggedsuppressors.com/register) and include a copy of the paid in full sales receipt from their dealer; a copy of the Form4 is also required. Qualifying suppressors must be purchased and registered between November 19, 2018 and December 31, 2018. The cutoff date for this promotion is December 31, 2018. Distributor and dealer exclusions apply as they are not eligible for this promotion. This promotion cannot be combined with any other sale or promotion. Void where prohibited by law, terms subject to change without notice.

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Rugged Releases the Obsidian 9 Suppressor

Rugged Suppressors is proud to introduce the Obsidian 9 modular suppressor, the most versatile 9mm suppressor on the market. At only 4.85″ in the short configuration and 7.8″ in the long configuration with an outside diameter of 1.37″ the Obsidian 9 is fully compatible with suppressor sights for seamless use on a pistol or subgun. With its’ baffles and mount machined from 17-4 Stainless Steel and Hard Coat Anodized Aluminum tubing the Obsidian 9 lives up to its reputation of being BELT FED RATED® up to 9mm and rated for subsonic .300 Blackout. Being a fully modular suppressor, the Obsidian 9 allows you to go between having a suppressor for maximum suppression (full configuration) to maximum maneuverability (short configuration) within seconds as opposed to spending months waiting for another suppressor. This capability gives you more versatility as you can stay nice and short but when it’s time to get crazy quiet, simply attach your ADAPT™ module for instant additional suppression. With an outer diameter of only 1.37″ the Obsidian fits perfectly under most hand guards and doesn’t impede your suppressor sights or optics giving you more configuration options for hosts.

The Obsidian 9 is available now with a suggested retail price of $799.

To see the Obsidian 9 in action check out TWANGnBANG’s first look video!

For more information or to find a dealer near you visit Obsidian9.com

MP5 Challenge: Tennessee Silencer

Nov. 23, 11AM-5PM
Tennessee Silencer
1471 Shiloh Church Rd
Seymour, TN 37865

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799)!

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

MP5 Challenge: Champion Firearms

Nov. 9, 11AM-5PM
Champion Firearms
1925 Texas Ave S,
College Station, TX 77840

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799) with the tax stamp covered by Silencer Shop!

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

MP5 Challenge: Firing Pin

Nov. 9, 11AM-5PM
Firing Pin
2195 1st Avenue
Opelika, Al 36801

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799. Winner is liable for all applicable taxes including transfer tax. Must be 21 to win.)

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

MP5 Challenge: Black Wing Shooting Center

Nov. 2, 11AM-5PM
Black Wing Shooting Center
3722 Marysville Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799. Winner is liable for all applicable taxes including transfer tax. Must be 21 to win.)

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

MP5 Challenge: Emerald Coast Indoor Shooting & Sport

Aug. 31, 11AM-5PM
Emerald Coast Indoor Shooting & Sport
685 VALPARAISO PARKWAY
VALPARAISO, FLORIDA 32580

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799. Winner is liable for all applicable taxes including transfer tax. Must be 21 to win.)

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

MP5 Challenge: Mississippi Auto Arms

Aug. 24, 11AM-5PM
Mississippi Auto Arms
1300 Van Buren Ave #111,
Oxford MS 38655

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799. Winner is liable for all applicable taxes including transfer tax. Must be 21 to win.)

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

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MP5 Challenge: Big Boys Guns and Ammo

MP5 Challenge
July 13, 11AM-5PM

Big Boys Guns and Ammo
8620 SW 74TH ST
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73169

Online Registration

Come out to shoot a suppressed full-auto MP5 for a chance to win a Rugged Suppressors Obsidian 9!
The most accurate shooter will win an Obsidian 9!  (Retail value of $799. Winner is liable for all applicable taxes including transfer tax. Must be 21 to win.)

$25 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Event T-Shirt
  • Target
  • Ear/Eye protection rental
  • Ammunition to Shoot a Suppressed Full-Auto MP5

Thread Pitch Guide

Thread Pitch Guide

This guide is designed to quickly reference what thread pitches your firearms have. If you need more clarification on what attachments you need for that firearm, check out our Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide.

Click on of the links below to jump to that specific firearm type:
Handgun Thread Pitches
Pistol Caliber Carbine / Subgun Thread Pitches
Rifle Thread Pitches

We recommend double checking your thread pitch with the original manufacturer of your barrel/firearm before making any purchases.

Handguns

After Market Barrels (most common)
.22 – 1/2×28
9mm – 1/2×28
.40 S&W – 9/16×24
45 ACP – .578×28

Beretta
9mm – 1/2×28

B&T
9mm – 13.5×1 LHM

CZ
9mm – 1/2×28

FNH
9mm – 1/2×28
45 ACP – .578×28

Glock
9mm – 13.5×1 LHM
.40 S&W – 14.5×1 LHM
45 ACP – 16×1 LHM

H&K
9mm – 13.5×1 LHM
.40 S&W – 14.5×1 LHM
45 ACP – 16×1 LHM (HK23 – 16×1 RHM)

Ruger
.22 – 1/2×28

Smith & Wesson
.22 – 1/2×28
9mm – 1/2×28
45 ACP – .578×28

Sig Sauer
9mm – 13.5×1 LHM
45 ACP – .578×28

Sphinx
9mm – 13.5×1 LHM

Styer Arms
9mm – 1/2×28 or 13.5xl LHM

Pistol Caliber Carbines / Sub Guns

Angstadt Arms
9mm – 1/2×36
.40 S&W – 5/8×24
45 ACP – .578×28

CMMG
5.7×28 – 1/2×28
9mm – 1/2×36 or 1/28×28
.40 S&W – .578×28
45 ACP – .578×28

Colt
9mm – 1/2×36

CZ
9mm – 18×1 (pre 2016)
9mm – 1/2×28

IWI
9mm – 1/2×36

Kel Tec
9mm – 1/2×28
.40 S&W – 9/16×24

MP5 Variants
9mm – 1/2×28 or 3 Lug

Ruger
9mm – 1/2×28

Sig Sauer
9mm – 13.5×1 LHM

Quarter Circle 10
9mm – 1/2×28
.40 S&W – 5/8×24 or .578×28
10mm – .578×28
45 ACP – .578×28

Rifles

Common thread pitches per caliber
5.56 – 1/2×28
.30 cal – 5/8×24

Common thread pitches for AR variants
5.56 – 1/2×28
300BLK – 5/8×24
.30 cal – 5/8×24

Accuracy International
.30 – 18×1.5M or 5/8×24

CZ
557 UCS – 5/8×24
750 Sniper – 18×1
Bren S1 – 1/2×28

Desert Tech
.30 cal – 3/4×24

FNH
FN 15 – 1/2×28
SCAR 16 – 1/2×28
SCAR 17 – 5/8×24* SCAR17 R3 Flash Hider
SCAR 20S – 5/8×24* SCAR17 R3 Flash Hider

H&K
MR556A1 – 1/2×28
MR762A1 – 15×1
HK91 – 15×1

IWI
5.56 – 1/2×28
300BLK – 5/8×24* SCAR17 R3 Flash Hider

Knight Armament Company
SR25 – 3/4×24

Ruger
Mini 14 – 9/16×24 (pre 2009)
450 Bushmaster – 11/16×24 (Fixed Mount for the Obsidian45)

Sako
.30 cal – 18×1

Tikka
T3x – 5/8×24
T3 Compact Tac – 5/8×24
T3 TAC – 18×1

* The SCAR17 R3 Flash Hider is designed to seat on the muzzle of the barrel as opposed to the barrel’s shoulder.

Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide

Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide

When you first get into suppressors it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what suppressor attachments you need, especially for pistol suppressors. This guide will help go over why there are different suppressor attachments and help you find which ones you need.

In order to mount pistol suppressors (our Obsidian9 and Obsidian45) on various hosts with different operating systems and threads pitches, we have multiple attachments to give you as much versatility as possible. Below describes each mounting option and how it best fits certain applications.

Handguns

When using a handgun, you’ll need to use one of the following suppressor attachments:

Booster System – For use with a pistol that utilizes a tilting, or sliding barrel. The Booster System temporarily relieves the weight of the suppressor from the barrel, in order for the pistol to cycle. (Check out a video VSO Gun Channel did of a Booster System in action here.) Be sure to lubricate the piston before each use to allow the suppressor and firearm to cycle efficiently. We recommend white lithium grease as it withstands heat well.

Booster System Suppressor Attachment Diagram

The Obsidian9 and Obsidian45 come standard with a Booster System (also known as a Nielsen Device) and Piston. The Obsidian9 comes with a 1/2×28 Piston and the Obsidian45 comes with a .578×28 Piston.


Piston + Fixed Barrel Spacer – For use with fixed barrels, most commonly seen on .22lr platforms (in regards to handguns). The FBS (Fixed Barrel Spacer) replaces the spring in your booster system to replicate a fixed mount. When used with rimfire platforms the FBS also helps prevent additional lead and carbon build up within the suppressor.

FBS Suppressor Attachment Diagram

Carbines, Subguns, etc. (Fixed Barrels)

Being that the barrels on carbines and subguns are fixed in place, using them with a booster system can cause damage to the suppressor. (VSO Gun Channel did a video going into more detail of this, you can check that out here.) To prevent damage to your suppressor and firearm, when using a fixed barrel you’ll need to use one of the following suppressor attachments:

FBS System Suppressor Attachment

Piston + Fixed Barrel Spacer – The FBS (Fixed Barrel Spacer) replaces the spring in your booster system to create a fixed mounting device. This is a good option if you already have pistons for handguns that are the same thread pitch as subguns/carbines you plan to suppress. When used with rimfire platforms, the FBS also helps prevent additional lead and carbon build up.
Metric and .578×28 pistons are designed to seat on the muzzle of the barrel. If you have a barrel with a traditional 90° shoulder, the shoulder can prevent metric and .578×28 pistons from seating properly on the muzzle. A fixed mount should be used in this scenario to avoid improper alignment.


Fixed Mount Suppressor Attachment

Fixed Mount – The Fixed Mount works as a stand alone mounting option (it does not use a Fixed Barrel Spacer). The Fixed Mount is designed to align with the barrel’s shoulder, making it a preferred mounting option when using a barrel with a traditional 90° shoulder. For installation, remove the booster system, and replace it with the Fixed Mount.


3 Lug Mount Suppressor Attachment

3 Lug Mount – The 3 Lug Mount allows the suppressor to be quickly attached/detached to your subgun/carbine. Our 3 Lug Mount is designed with tight tolerances to attach to HK spec 9mm male 3-lugs. To install, remove the booster system and replace it with the 3 Lug Mount.

If you have any questions or would like additional clarification please contact us here: Contact Us