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Was looking for a good suppressor for my USP CT 45.

The Gemtech Blackside and SWR HEMS 2 are high on my list.

Was wondering what you guys have thought and what are the pros and cons to these suppressors. I was trying to keep the cost under a grand.

Thanks for your input.

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Go with the HEMS-II hands down. I own a Blackside, and on several occasions on this site and others I have voiced my opinion regarding them. They are louder than their competition, and not nearly as reliable. The only attributes that the Gemtech possesses are it's weight, and it's cost. But then again, you typically get what you pay for. If you go with the SWR you're guaranteed to be happy, if you go with the Gemtech, I doubt you'll be happy with your purchase.
 

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Thanks for all your inputs. I appreciate all your experiences.

I think I'll look at the HEMS II.

I would like to eventually get a Mark23/KAC setup some day.

Happy shooting!!

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Get the yankee hill .45 cobra ... trust me, research it.
 

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I've got an Advanced Armament Evolution - hands down better than Gemtech. Interchanable treads, Nielsen device, easy to clean, solid and rugged. Better sound suppression than Gemtech and can be shot wet or dry. Research carefully before plunking down the $ for a can!
 

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If your order from Gemtech get ready to wait. I ordered mine three months ago and still waiting. Heard similar stories from other people. Worst part, the paperwork arrived at Gemtech a month ago. Since then, it's just been sitting there waiting for someone to ship it. Calling just gets me another excuse. The last excuse was "Well, the shipping guys just haven't gotten to it yet. Let me go look.... Yeah, it's about halfway down the stack of items being shipped. Should be out in the next day or two." That was two weeks ago.

Only way I'll ever order another Gemtech is if I find a dealer that has one in stock ready to go on a Form 4.
 

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Only way I'll ever order another Gemtech is if I find a dealer that has one in stock ready to go on a Form 4.

I hear ya... I waited something like 4 months for my G5 at the beginning of the year.
 

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i also have a USP CT. i think i'm going with an EVO 45. i recently got to shoot one on it. it did great, not a single failure, and my USP had only about 50rds through it. i've heard too many bad things about gemtech and the think the HEMS II will be too heavy. i felt that the EVO 45 was a tad heavy but felt good overall.
 

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i also have a USP CT. i think i'm going with an EVO 45. i recently got to shoot one on it. it did great, not a single failure, and my USP had only about 50rds through it. i've heard too many bad things about gemtech and the think the HEMS II will be too heavy. i felt that the EVO 45 was a tad heavy but felt good overall.

The HEMS2 is listed at 10.5 oz; the Evo45 is listed at 11.5 oz.
 

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If your order from Gemtech get ready to wait. I ordered mine three months ago and still waiting. Heard similar stories from other people. Worst part, the paperwork arrived at Gemtech a month ago. Since then, it's just been sitting there waiting for someone to ship it. Calling just gets me another excuse. The last excuse was "Well, the shipping guys just haven't gotten to it yet. Let me go look.... Yeah, it's about halfway down the stack of items being shipped. Should be out in the next day or two." That was two weeks ago.

Only way I'll ever order another Gemtech is if I find a dealer that has one in stock ready to go on a Form 4.

Good advice. I will never understand why people order from MFG and pay MSRP and wait months, when there is always a dealer somewhere with it in-stock for less than MSRP (No Offense).
 
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