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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: 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

Ruger
Mini 14 – 9/16×24 (pre 2009)
450 Bushmaster – 11/16×24

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 apposed to the barrel’s shoulder.

Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide

Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide

When you first get into suppressors it can be over whelming 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

Resources/FAQ

Useful Links

Dealer Locator
Warranty RMA Request
Thread Pitch Guide
Obsidian Attachments Guide
Obsidian45 Suppressor Caliber Ratings


Product Manuals

Rifle Caliber Suppressors
Surge762
Radiant762
Razor762
Micro30
Pistol Caliber Suppressors
Obsidian45
Obsidian9
Rimfire Caliber Suppressors
Oculus22


General FAQ

What to do if I have a warranty issue?

All of our products our covered by our Unconditional Lifetime Warranty. If you have any issues, just fill out this RMA Form and we’ll take care of you. We’ll work with you to figure out what caused the issue and make sure it’s fixed.

Why are there so many mounts and how do I know which ones to get?

Not all firearms have the same thread pitch or operate the same way. We make different mounts in order for your suppressor to be compatible with as many firearms as possible.

Our Rifle Suppressors all use our Dual Taper Locking System and are cross compatible. Our rifle suppressor muzzle devices can be found here. There are multiple options to accommodate personal preference, but they’re all compatible with our Dual Taper Locking System.

In order to allow pistol suppressors to operate on carbines and handguns there are various attachment methods. Our Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide goes over each attachment and which ones you’ll need for your firearms.

Can I swap out the piston/muzzle device included with my suppressor?

We don’t swap out included accessories as they are prepackaged then shipped to our distributors, who then ship them to your dealer.

Can I purchase an additional ADAPT Module?

We don’t sell ADAPT Modules separately as they are regulated suppressor parts and would illegally change the length of your suppressor (suppressors can be shortened but not lengthened).


Obsidian FAQ

Does the Fixed Mount need to be used with the Fixed Barrel Spacer?

No, the Fixed Mount is a stand alone mount. The Fixed Barrel Spacer is used with a piston and replaces the spring that comes with the Obsidian9. The Fixed Mount and a Fixed Barrel Spacer are 2 different methods to attach your Obsidian9 to a fixed barrel firearm (carbine, PCC etc.). For more clarification check out our Obsidian Mounting Options Guide!

Is the Obsidian9/Obsidian45 rated for .223/5.56?

No, the Obsidian9 is not rated for supersonic or subsonic 5.56/.223. If you’re looking for a suppressor for your rifle calibers check out our Radiant762, Surge 7.62Razor 7.62 or Micro30.

How often should I clean my Obsidian?

We recommend cleaning the baffles every 1,000 rounds. The piston and spring should be cleaned after each range trip. Make sure to lubricate the outside of the piston with white lithium grease before each range trip for the suppressor and handgun to cycle properly.


Rifle Suppressor FAQ

Is there a muzzle device to make my 14.5″ barrel 16″?

Yes, we have 2 options. Our 3 Port Brake in 1/2×28 and R3 Flash Mitigation System – 7.62 in 1/2×28 will bring a 14.5″ barrel to 16″. 

Is my rifle suppressor rated for 9mm or 45ACP?

No, our rifle suppressors are designed for .30 caliber projectiles and smaller. The aperture is not large enough for pistol calibers.

How often should I clean my rifle suppressor?

Due to the construction and use of exotic materials, our rifle suppressors require limited service/maintenance. We recommend wiping down the threads of your suppressor after each range trip and adding a small amount of oil to the ADAPT Module and front cap threads.


Oculus22 FAQ

How often should I clean my Oculus22?

We recommend cleaning your Oculus22 every 500 rounds. We recommend cleaning the disassembled baffles with an ultrasonic cleaner using a 50/50 mixture of Purple Power and water.
The inside of the suppressor tube can be cleaned using normal gun solvent and cleaning techniques. We recommend using a 12 gauge bore brush, and a brass wire brush to remove any carbon as necessary.

Is my Oculus22 rated for .17 Hornet or .22 Hornet?

No, the Oculus22 is rated for the following calibers: 22LR, 22 WMR, 17 HMR, 17 WSM, and 5.7x28mm.

Obsidian45 Suppressor Caliber Ratings

Obsidian 45 Suppressor Caliber Ratings

Obsidian 45 Suppressor Caliber Ratings

The Obsidian45 is not only the quietest 45 suppressor on the market, but the most versatile. With it’s mount and baffles machined from 17-4 Stainless Steel, the Obsidian45 is a breeze to clean. It can also handle calibers beyond other dedicated pistol suppressors on the market. Check out the Obsidian 45 Suppressor’s caliber ratings below.

Obsidian 45 Suppressor Caliber Ratings:

  • Belt Fed Rated for pistol calibers up to 45ACP
  • 460 Rowland (5″ barrel or longer)
  • .458 SOCOM subsonic (16″ barrel or longer)
  • 45-70 (16″ barrel or longer)
  • 450 Bushmaster (16″ barrel or longer)
  • 45 Super (5″ barrel or longer)
  • 44 Magnum (16″ barrel or longer)
  • .44 Special (6″ barrel or longer)
  • 357 Magnum (12″ barrel or longer)
  • 300 Blackout subsonic (8″ barrel or longer)

The Obsidian45 uses different mounts in order to be compatible with a multitude of firearms. To learn more about the Obsidian’s mounting options check out our Pistol Suppressor Attachments Guide!

Not quite sure what thread pitch your firearm is? Our Thread Pitch Guide has you covered!

MP5 Challenge: West TN Tactical home of eSilencers

MP5 Challenge
April 13, 11AM-5PM

West TN Tactical home of eSilencers
1235 Jade Rd.
Savannah, TN 38372

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: Royal Range

MP5 Challenge
Feb. 16th, 11AM-5PM

Royal Range
7741 Highway 70 South
Nashville, TN 37221

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: Bud’s Gun Shop

MP5 Challenge
Feb. 9th, 11AM-5PM

Bud’s Gun Shop
1105 Industry Rd
Lexington, KY 40505

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: Defender Outdoors

MP5 Challenge
Dec. 8th, 10AM-5PM
Defender Outdoors
2900 Shotts St,
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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

Registration is based upon 30 minute time slots to shoot the event. Please show up 10 minutes prior to your time slot.