Showdown: Pocket Rocket v. PMR30 — Full Review, SIG Sibling Showdown: The MCX Rattler versus MPX…, Air Power for the Apocalypse: SIG Air's ASP 20 Break…, Building My First Belt-Fed: Semi-Auto RPD Build Part 3, Vision Problems & Solutions for Shooters: What To Do When It’s Hard to See The Sights. SilencerCo Saker vs Dead Air Sandman S. Thread starter TJ208; Start date Feb 18, 2015; TJ208 Member. I hope they’ll give you a clearer picture of the experience. At the time, the longer Nomad was referred to as the Nomax. Mfr Part: SMS762. At 6.8 inches in length and a weight of 18.5 oz the Sandman-S™ is the perfect cross-over suppressor for your 5.56mm, 300BLK, and 7.62 platforms, even up to .300 Win Mag. No seizing, and minimal point of impact shifts. Is he going to rise from the ashes after what happened with SilencerCo? Silencers, You can see in that chart that the Hybrid signature resembles the “no can” with my impression of each can. This is child’s play for any suppressor worth its salt, and all four suppressors were up to the challenge. the L and the Sandman. It will be for a … It’s important to note that just because a shot report feels Over time this is something I’ve grown very fond of, considering the other suppressors I’ve used. The QD system is design perfection. Whether you call them silencers, cans, gun mufflers, or The sweet spot the original Nomad delivered got sweeter, and about 2 inches longer than its sibling. With its direct thread attachment and titanium tube it’s the perfect fit for your precision rifle, or even for dedicated use under your AR pattern rifle forend. We also take some comparison shots with the Sandman K. Follow Us! suppressors, once you enter the wonderful world of quiet shooting, there’s no No wobble, no seizing, no … Reviews; Write a Review; INTRODUCING THE SANDMAN-K. Article inquiries and suggestions are welcome at austinjrex at gmail.com. I shot and recorded rounds from a bolt action rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor, an AR-15 chambered in .308 WIN, and another AR-15 chambered in 300 Blackout. Sam works at Fossil Pointe, and he’s my go-to guy for suppressor info. The Sandman can be securely installed or removed with one hand in one step. This two-stage thread-less mount (now known simply as KyMo) is a game changer. The 8.9 inch long Sandman-L offers a sound reduction of 31dB with standard 7.62 ammunition. Plus, the Nomad-L is compatible with all Sandman front caps. Click here to check out the Nomad-L for yourself. Looking into getting a do it all suppressor I can use for my AR's as well as a 300 win mag hunting rifle. Designed with the intent to go anywhere you go, the Dead Air Nomad-L offers an option for the everyday user who prefers added quiet. there are any sound engineers reading, let us know your thoughts in the The Sandman-S, shorter than its Sandman-L sibling, features the same stainless steel and stellite construction with a … the sound in the same way a wine expert likes the taste of wine—we use them to I have a Saker 762, Sandman S, and Socom 762 mini 2 (very similar length/weight to Sandman S). My question is should I fit my uppers with flash hiders or muzzle breaks? Any input is greatly appreciated since I’m new to this market. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a sound engineer (if The L isn’t the cheapest suppressor on the market, but nothing beats its performance and durability—even more expensive cans. Three years ago a batch of Dead Air Sandman silencers arrived at my local gun shop. The Dead Air Sandman-L is quieter than mid-size 30 caliber rifle silencers, like the Trash Panda and Sandman-S, but is predicted to exhibit significantly higher back pressure. The L model (review forthcoming), shows the telltale color changes to indicate that it had been run hard, and Torrey indicated that the S model hadn’t been babied either. That’s the standard I used when I compared the Nomad L, Nomad 30, Dead Air Sandman-L, and SilencerCo Hybrid across .308 WIN, 6.5 Creedmoor, and 300 Blackout. The warranty doesn’t cover things like abuse, neglect, and misuse, but they’ll replace your can for any other reason. picked the Thunderbeast Ultra 9. The end cap is constructed from Grade 5 titanium, and the rear mount is nitrided stainless steel. The Sandman-K on the 10.3″ BLK was certainly not hearing-safe by any means – even with subsonic loads. Does this suppressor allow me to shoot without experiencing discomfort? This suppressor is 6.8 inches long and 17.7 ounces, providing shooters a compact and maneuverable addition to their host firearm, with impressive performance on 300BLK, 5.56, and 7.62. Rating: Up to 300 Norma Mag: 22 HORNET, 5.56 NATO, 22-250, 204 RUGER, .243 WIN, 6.5 CREEDMOOR, 6.8 SPC, 7.62 NATO, 7MM REM MAG, .30-06 SPRINGFIELD, 300 BLACKOUT, 300 WIN, NORMA MAG, ULTRA MAGDIRECT THREAD ONLY: 5.45X39MM, 7.62X39MM W/ CONCENTRIC BARREL, 7.62X54R W/ CONCENTRIC BARREL. Discussion in 'NFA Firearms and Accessories' started by theboyscout, Nov 8, 2019. theboyscout Member. I have a Dead Air Sandman S in NFA jail, but am trying to set up some rifles and a pistol for when it comes in. The Nomad L suppressed the .308 Win. I plan on using the suppressor most of the time, but not always. Dead Air Sandman-S… did experience some discomfort in my left ear, and you can actually hear a But even though the Nomad L may not have been technically hearing safe, it felt that way. Plus, the Nomad-L is about $200 cheaper. This could account for the Dead air sandman k vs s vs l vs ti. The author is a military contractor who enjoys conducting independent firearms research and reloading. Continue to turn the silencer clockwise to ratchet down the silencer tight against the locking collar. protection if I planned to shoot for an extended session, but the L would be None were as comfortable as the 6.5 Creedmoor, which is due partly to the cartridge and partly to the platform. more effectively than the other cans I tested. Anyone have experience with these? Turn the silencer five degrees clockwise to engage the locking lugs. Cant really find anything on google directly comparing these 2, only the nomad and the L or Ti. He escaped that statist paradise at a young age, married a sixth-generation Texan, and currently lives in Waco. The Nomad-L is designed and manufactured in Georgia, and uses a tubeless design with 17-4 stainless steel laser-welded baffles. The Nomad-L can be directly threaded onto the end of a rifle with a 5/8×24″ pitch (as I did in this review) or attached using Dead Air’s KeyMo attachment system. Dead Air Sandman-S The "S" is for short. Something that’s not commonly seen among high round count QD silencers. None performed poorly, to my ears, but the L produced the least discomfort. Absolutely. The Nomad L consistently suppressed sound as well as or better than any of the other cans (usually better). signature more than any of the others. The 17-4 stainless steel used for the baffles is a precipitation-hardened steel designed to provide corrosion resistance and high strength at temperatures up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit. First, I couldn’t discern any differences between the cans The QD system is design perfection. Microphones are designed Win-win. Most commonly being the above Daniel Defense V7 in 300 Blackout and Daniel Defense MK18 SBR. suppressors do a nice job modifying the “no can” signature, but the Hybrid Dead Air Sandman-S: 10,000 Rounds Later. Was looking into the Dead Air Nomad and Sandman. pick up significant differences. Shooting this caliber in the AR-15 SBR platform was the least comfortable of the three calibers I tested. The Sandman-S is the shorter version suppressor in Dead Air’s notorious Sandman 7.62mm silencer line. Even though the Nomad-L is Dead Air’s newest release, we did get a preview of its performance last year thanks to Discreet Ballistics hosting a sound metering day incorporating nearly two dozen manufacturers makes and models of 30 caliber suppressors. The K has the class leading solid weld Stellite ® baffle core and detachable front cap, just like the rest of our Sandman Series. With family in Canada, he’s seen first hand how quickly the right to self-defense can be stripped from law-abiding citizens. Dead Air Sandman TI Sandman-TI Looking for ultimate silence from your precision rifle? During the last three years, I’ve used the Sandman-S on a wide variety of hosts. Of course, the Sandman-S at 6.8″ would perform better. You may not be familiar with Thunderbeast, but suffice it to say, anything that can stand toe-to-toe with one of their products is a winner. the Hybrid landed somewhere closer to the Nomad 30. Supressed. The current market for QD mounts was plagued by exposed threads or secondary locking collars that instantly seemed sub-par. Fossil Pointe supplied me with the suppressors I used for this test, and Sam is constantly shooting and testing all the most popular suppressors on the market. Last year, I had the opportunity to hit the range with the guys from Capitol Armory to do a formal review of the Dead Air Quick Detach line of silencers. The silencers are made with .30 caliber guns in mind, each rated up to .300 Win Mag but just as easily at home on a 300 BLK gun. So first off, a nomad, keymo adapter, and flash hider will run me about 1100 before stamp it seems, and a sandman S is about 300 cheaper with flash hider. Buzz, I didn’t use a decibel meter because smart people tell me it’s doesn’t tell you whether a sound is “hearing safe” or not. They’ve followed the release of their popular Nomad 30 with an even quieter suppressor designed for big calibers and hard use—the Nomad L. With the help of Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds in Decatur, Texas, I had a chance to compare the Nomad L to three other suppressors: the Nomad 30, the Dead Air Sandman-L, and the SilencerCo Hybrid. To stand up to the violent conditions inside a suppressor, the baffles are made from Stellite and welded into a … The difference is in the lengths, the “S” which is 6.8 inches long (top of the article”in the white”) and the the “L” which adds two more inches (above in the usual black). Supressed Replies: 0 Views: 34 1/15/2021 7:55 PM B&T VP9 (now station six) available for order. Turn the silencer five degrees clockwise to engage the locking lugs. Not a huge surprise when you consider the burnt off Cerakote in the above photos. Plus, Dead Air puts their money where their mouth is. It wasn’t unpleasant, but not as comfortable as the L. re: Silencerco Omega Vs dead air sandman S Posted by boatless2 on 10/2/17 at 12:59 am to Ice Cream Sammich Well after watching a bunch of YouTube videos, and talking with y’all, the dead air was consistently louder decibel wise than the thunder beast, silencerco omega, … The Nomad-L can be used with E-Brake as well, which reduces felt recoil and muzzle rise. And that's what it is at 6.8 inches in length with a weight of 17.3 oz. With now four distinct models—S, L, K, and TI—of their Sandman silencer, the Dead Air crew covers all bases in the 7.62mm rifle can classification. The photo shows the Hybrid with a muzzle brake. The Saker is heavy, but not overly long. I didn’t notice any difference among the cans tested—in all four, the action produced the loudest sound. summary of the notes I took while shooting. Leonxxxi Replies: 9 Views: 179 1/15/2021 8:11 PM Quintin SureFire SOCOM Flash Hider. Sorry, the Sandman isn’t built for flight, but it is built to fight. At launch, the Sandman-S shipped with a muzzle-brake based mount. That’s why I’ve included under each video a Also, the noise produced by these accessories is far less noticeable. That performance starts with the design and manufacturing process. It is full-auto rated for 5.56 NATO, but users shouldn’t feed more than five or six mags through without letting the can cool off. Izhevsk54r. Second, the 308 Win. There really wasn’t another QD (quick-detach) silencer that had all these features. That mount is why I purchased the Sandman S. I'm very pleased with the Sandman. Dead Air would wait until later to release their three prong flash hider Looking to eliminate the pinging sound associated with other 3-prong flash hiders of the time, their design featured cut-outs on the tines. Alright industry folks in the know, give me the low down. I find it interesting, but it may not mean much to someone with more technical sound training. comfortable doesn’t mean it’s not causing hearing damage, especially over the As I mentioned above, course of an entire range session. If a brake wasn’t used, which end cap? It was clear in only a matter of minutes that these would be a game changer for the quick detach silencer market. Posted November 28, 2018 in Editorial, Guns & Gear, NFA / Suppressors / Class III by Austin R with No CommentsTags: Dead Air Armament, rifle, sandman, silencer, suppressor. quiets the sound more quickly than the other three. The exterior is finished in Cerakote ® for ultimate durability. Of the people who said I’d want to wear hearing I see length I see cost I see weight. There’s nothing like a quality suppressor on a bolt gun. Obviously AAC will save me some money but Dead Air’s locking system appears to be superior, especially if you plan to slide it under a rail. I shot it on a 10.5" 300blk subsonic ammo and it sounded as you would expect, quiet. All Dead Air products are covered by a warranty against all manufacturing defects and damages caused by the normal use of this product. While looking over my shooting logs last month I realized that the Sandman-S had crossed over the 10,000 round mark. going back. All four suppressors were comparable, and all produced similar ear ringing. On top of that, the pitch or tone when fired is much lower than that of other silencers on the market. I noticed a sharper pop while shooting the Sandman, and duller thud while Even after all that high-temp abuse, the QD-Mounting system refuses to give up. Using a two-stage taper lock the mount is pure engineering genius. If you are already a fan of Dead Air muzzle devices, you’ll be happy to know the Nomad-L is Key-Mo compatible. Follow him on Instagram @bornforgoodluck and email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Eagle-eyed readers might point out that I didn’t test the Nomad L with a Big Boy™ cartridge. I found the Sandman to be most comparable to the L, and Sure, those ratcheting teeth aren’t as sharp as they used to be, but they still work and show no signs of giving up. But the patterns I see align in several ways they could tell a difference, some picked the Nomad L as quieter, and some To help you see, hear, and visualize what I heard, I also took video of every can and caliber and threw the sounds in an audio editor to produce an audio signature. between the two, including while shooting the 7mm Mag. One hand removal in just seconds. You can take this for what you think it’s worth. Dead Air Sandman S. Leonxxxi. The Sandman-S delivers performance in a small package. That means your Nomad-L can have the same robust and proven quick attachment method as our Sandman models, giving you the best of both worlds. to the L, with the Hybrid coming in second, the Sandman in third, and the Nomad And the Sandman-L at 8.9″ is fantastic. ... DEAD AIR ARMAMENT - SANDMAN-S RIFLE SUPPRESSOR. difference in the video. The Nomad L produced a sharp crack, but I found the sound to Did Mike Pappas hit a home run with the Sandman series. About the author: Dead Air Sandman silencers have no barrel length restrictions, they are full auto rated, have interchangeable end caps, and are rated up to .300 Win Mag. I experienced no discomfort in either ear, and I couldn’t discern a first-shot pop. Using suppressors was obviously a big step up from shooting unsuppressed, but even with the Nomad L, I found that my right ear rung with the report. can, but the Hybrid was by far the least comfortable and the L was the most. 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