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An American tunnel rat poses with his S&W ‘QSPR’ .38 Special, equipped with a silencer and mounted aiming light. The cap mounted microphone he wears was malfunction prone, and few soldiers opted for them.
(US Army)

An American tunnel rat poses with his S&W ‘QSPR’ .38 Special, equipped with a silencer and mounted aiming light. The cap mounted microphone he wears was malfunction prone, and few soldiers opted for them.

(US Army)



An American tunnel rat poses with his S&W ‘QSPR’ .38 Special, equipped with a silencer and mounted aiming light. The cap mounted microphone he wears was malfunction prone, and few soldiers opted for them.

(US Army)


   
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    I wonder why suppressed .22lr pistols were never an option…
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    It’s in .40, not .38. Second, it used a special cartridge to capture the gasses.
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    One doesn’t even need special ammunition to achieve a level of effectiveness comparable, albeit slightly louder in terms...
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    Very, actually! It used a special ammunition that helped limits any noise down to acceptable levels.
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    Wow. Frangibles is ugly business.
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    I had not heard that part of the story, that’s very interesting. I’ve seen a couple diagrams of the shot shell (ish)...
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