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QUICK DETACH MYTH

Early on we were asked if we were going to do a quick detach design for our QSM .223 silencer.  In fact, we did design a quick detach mechanism to fit our .223 can, however upon hearing multiple reports of failures of competitor's quick detach mechanisms, we decided not to put it into production.  Reports abounded of silencers going down range when not intended and also loss of accuracy due to the inherent errors in these mechanisms. 

Instead, our philosophy has been to provide a silencer that is light enough and small enough to leave permanently attached to the weapon.  On further examination of the philosophy behind this, we've found that the idea was to be able to quickly remove the silencer in case of catastrophic failure (private conversation with SEAL team members).  The idea that you can remove a red hot silencer quickly is a total fallacy.  Our opinion is that it is much better to 'put it on and leave it on'.  We have yet to experience a catastrophic failure of our silencers when properly applied and secured to the barrel.

We still hold to the philosophy that a secure thread mount is the best, however we've had so many requests for the quick attach mounting system that we have decided to go ahead and develop our design.  This mounting system attaches to the popular A2 birdcage flash hider.

Let's be realistic here.  If the estimates of silencer temperature increase are 7 degrees per round, after 20 rounds if you grab the silencer it's like sticking your hand in boiling water.  Your skin will start to melt basically at any temperature over 140 degrees.  If you put 100 rounds through your silencer, temperatures will approach 800 degrees and you might as well try to grab a red hot stove element.  You will also have exceeded the melting temperature of lead...  You figure it out.

Put it on and leave it on.