The ASP is the Bowers Group .45 ACP/.45 Super pistol silencer, featuring the ATAS™ interchangeable insert system for various thread pitches.
Each ASP .45 pistol silencer ships complete with a black nylon transport case with belt loop and individual pockets for the silencer, gel, wrench and a row of pockets inside the flap to hold additional inserts. Each silencer comes with one insert and an insert wrench. This is a double ended wrench, one fits the ATAS™ inserts and will also fit the inserts, mount and front cap for the USS .22 silencer, while the other fits the Versadapt™ inserts for the Bowers Vers-series silencers
The ASP is 1.5” in diameter by 7” long, and as such is one of the smallest .45 pistol silencers offered. Weighing a scant 5 ounces, everything but the insert is aluminum to keep weight to an absolute minimum. The finish is tumbled and matte anodized.
This silencer will provide excellent performance on the HK USP Tactical and MK23 SOCOM, on standard-length 1911 variants, some Sigs, the occasional carbine and even Beretta 92Fs. The ASP is intended to cycle on .45 ACP pistols using full powered ammunition and 230 grain bullets. We recommend the brass cased CCI Blazer ammo as a budget conscious full-powered round. The can will continue to perform well using weaker rounds and calibers, but the firearm will not cycle in most cases due to a lack of sufficient recoil being generated by the round.
The insert system allows you to mount the ASP .45 on, and effectively suppress, a staggering array of pistols. All of the inserts are made to shoulder on the muzzle except for the ATAS 1⁄2 X 28 and ATAS 5/8 X 24, which are made to use the shoulder on the barrel.
The ASP .45 is intended to be used only as a “wet” silencer. As with all .45 pistol silencers, an ablative is required to achieve best performance. While we provide a bottle of wire pulling gel with the ASP .45, other ablatives may be used if so desired.
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