With the VERS 458 and 50, I tested a variety of rounds from Alexander Arms and Strike Force Ammunition. The Vers 458 sounds better than the other two, to my ears, with 458 SOCOM and 450 Bushmaster. With the 325 grain Strike Force ammunition, I found the rifle to be a very pleasant shooter, even without the suppressor. TWANGnBANG -Bowers VERS 458! The VERS was equally impressive in dampening the rifle’s report and, and even more so, its recoil. We’re making this for people who need a can capable of taking the pounding from a full auto.458 firing supersonic rounds, but who don’t need the bore size of a Vers 50. We always deliver the best content right to you. Unfortunately, some FRP is present with both cans, but it is not as prevalent as I expected. Silencer Shop’s testing of the VERS 458 with supersonic loads found that the first shot was around 5 dB louder than subsequent rounds (139 dB versus 134 dB). Both of the Beowulf varieties were supersonic, and at the moment, no official subsonic loading exists for the cartridge (though some people have developed their own subsonic loads). The relatively low muzzle pressures of big-bore AR rounds, combined with the large internal volume of the VERS suppressors, make aluminum workable for this application. 16 reviews IN STOCK. These sounded quite a lot like suppressed .308, and I had no problem blasting through my limited supply of Strike Force’s 325 grain round. While zeroing the mounted Aimpoint at between 25 and 30 yards, I found the POI with the VERS to consistently be one inch up and right from the unsuppressed group. Bowers’ standard VERS 50 features a stainless blast baffle and subsequent aluminum baffles. Bowers Group LLC is not affiliated with … Unsuppressed, the 500 grain round was far more pleasant than its peers, especially in terms of felt recoil. You should try it! As I previously mentioned, the VERS 458 and 50 both use anodized aluminum tubes. The Vers 458 is rated to pass .460-diameter bullets, and for velocities up to 2,650 feet per second. There are also no minimum barrel length restrictions for use on .458 rifles. I am in no way exaggerating when I say that shooting this round through the VERS 458 was awesome. Given the fact that my POI varied so drastically with different loadings, I would hesitate to take my shift measurements as gospel, but it should give potential buyers a general idea of the VERS’s potential side effects. My experience with the 350-grain JHP pills was essentially the same as my time with the Hawk. 9 reviews Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Without a suppressor and out of a relatively light AR-15, this load’s recoil was impressively stout. The first rounds I tested with the VERS 50 were the 400 grain Hawk loads. However, the only reason that it’s noticeable is because the subsequent shots on this subsonic load are extremely quiet. What ever you get you should try the bowers Vers 458 suppressor it reduces the muzzle climb amount other things. Member Joined Jul 2007; Posts 18518; EE Offline; NV, USA . It’s rated for a .460 projectile traveling at 2,650 fps and slower. Made almost entirely of titanium, Liberty Suppressors’ new Goliath quiets down the mighty .458 SOCOM without adding as much weight as we’ve come to expect from big bore caliber cans. We've sent you email with a verification link. Select Dealer to see price. Use our Suppressor Size Chart to research your next suppressor or compare lengths of different models. |, Best Airgun Rifles for Hunting Urban Predators, How to Choose Between Night Vision Or Thermal Optics, Detroit Ammo Company 500-grain Hornady jacketed soft-point rounds. ARCHIVED; ALASKANFIRE. Part of this could be the heavier upper assembly that I used to test this load, but it could also be that the round itself carries a bit less energy than the .50 Beowulf I sampled. Please select which categories you'd like to receive updates on. The Vers 50 is designed for use with calibers.510 and smaller up to 2200 FPS velocity. Posted: 11/9/2017 1:58:38 PM EDT After looking at the huge selection of cans available for a 500 S&W I think the Vers 50 will probably be the one. If you’re used to smaller caliber rifle suppressors, the VERS 458 and 50 will seem large, but this sort of volume is necessary to adequately suppress big-bore rounds. 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Can do everything from 32 ACP to 9mm and 300 BLK for sub $1k WITH stamp! Well I can't really answer his question I have a LWRC lower with unmarked uppers. Bowers Group’s sterling reputation is already cemented into firearm suppressor lore. Only draw backs I can see is limited ammo in the magazines. This translates to between three and four MOA of shift. Regardless, the 325-grain rounds were noticeably quieter and carried substantially less recoil than the .50s when used with the VERS 458. That’s almost 10% more power than hot .308 or 7.62x54mmR! Event, Inshore Fishing Legend Mike Frenette Teams With Seaguar, Recreation and Research Inside the Arctic Circle. While it does help remove some of the recoil — the .458 SOCOM doesn’t kick near as hard as the .50 Beowulf that we tested last time — the Bowers VERS 458 suppressor turned this ear buster of a round in to a quiet killer. SilencerCo Hybrid 46. If you’re shooting salty loads like the Hawk, the VERS will shine primarily in its ability to effectively mitigate recoil. In .458 SOCOM, Bowers hooked me up with 500-grain soft point subsonic and 325-grain loads built around Hornady’s FTX bullet. Fly Fishing for Billfish! The most versatile 458 silencer on the market. The story with the .458 SOCOM loads and the VERS 458 was a bit different. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments. It took this unruly rifle/pistol from a mule kicking fire breathing extremely loud package to a soft controlled recoil and next to no muzzle blast. At 11.25″ long and 1 3/4″ in diameter this is no minimalist can but even with a SS baffle stack the 23oz~ (depending on adapter) isn’t too bad considering the size. 18 reviews Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Read on to find out. We’re making this for people who need a can capable of taking the pounding from a full auto.458 firing supersonic rounds, but who don’t need the bore size of a Vers 50. So do these cans effectively tame big boomer calibers? Thank you for joining the International Sportsman community. Check the daily deals, up to 40% off! Palmetto State Armory’s Daily Deals aim to provide our customers with new products and best sellers at amazing prices. Daily Deal product offerings include PSA’s American Made firearms, AR-15 parts and accessories, 9mm pistols, bulk ammo, magazines, optics, and so much more. Be part of the International Sportsman community. If you’re not familiar with first FRP, it’s when the oxygen in the suppressor is burned out with the first shot, making a slightly louder first shot than subsequent shots. If you wanted that versatility, you can get the up graded stainless baffles on the Vers 50 for $150 more. It's a fun little thumper great if your going after a big one. Even though the 458 and 50 have different bore sizes, they are essentially the same design. As a result, these may have been marginally more pleasant to shoot, both suppressed and unsuppressed. The hunk of lead leaves the muzzle at a subsonic 980 FPS and carries with it a whopping 1,599 ft./lbs. Given the limited choices in this category I'm pretty much going to have to go with one of these three: Griffin Bushwhacker 46. This would be a superb setup for a brush gun or for dropping deer, hogs and bears right in their tracks. At this price, they are among the most affordable large bore suppressors, and there aren’t many available for such large calibers. It is suitable for the Wilson Combat .458 Socom Rapid-thread muzzle brake ONLY. Big Bore Silencer Email This BlogThis! Get Help Learning about Firearms. Silencershop.com sells the Bowers VERS 458 for $825. In addition to the VERS’s large volume, I think the sizeable bore aperture and lower muzzle pressure of the big bore ammunition combine to negate some backpressure. However, the VERS 50 did more to tame Alexander Arms’ beast than I could ever have expected. Bowers CAC45, Bowers CAC9, Bowers VERS 45, Bowers VERS 458, Bowers VERS 50, Bowers VERS 9, Bowers VERS 9S: Silencer Shop Authority Reviews. Looking for a hearing safe suppressor for 450 Bushmaster and 458 Socom (both in an AR platform) for hunting. We’re making this for people who need a can capable of taking the pounding from a full auto .458 firing supersonic rounds, but who don’t need the bore size of a Vers 50. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Firearms Help. Shooters who plan to spend the whole day in the field on a hog hunt would be wise to consider this combination. Featuring stainless steel or aluminum constructions, you know that the Bowers VERS 458 will provide you with the strength you need to withstand the might of.458 SOCOM rounds. Thanks to tremendous assistance from both Silencer Shop and Bowers Group, I’ve had the opportunity to spend some time with the Bowers VERS 458 and VERS 50 suppressors over the last two weeks. Once activated, you'll be able to login and comment on articles. Please enter your username or email address.You will receive a link to create a new password via email. Designed for those who need a unit capable of taking the pounding from a full-auto .458 firing supersonic rounds, but who do not want the bore size of a Vers 50. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. S&W M&P Shield EZ Recall – Does It Affect Your Gun? (full Power.50 Beowulf,.50 Alaskan,.450 Bushmaster,.458 Socom,.50 AE, 45/70,.510 Beowulf and.510 Whisper) The .458 SOCOM firing the subsonic 500-grain projectile shines with the Bowers suppressor installed. Bowers VERS 375 (also VERS 458 and VERS 50) Crux Suppressors Archangel375; Ase Ultra S series SL6i .375; Desert Tech Elite Iron .375 Suppressor; Liberty Suppressors Goliath; Lane Silencers Scorpion 458; SUBSONIC ONLY: You can run subsonic 375 Raptor through many .45 ACP pistol suppressors if they’re rated for 300 Blackout use. Bowers Vers458. While there’s not as much hype today about these devastating rounds that are fired from the small AR-15 platform, there are still plenty of applications for these hellacious rounds. Silencer Shop – Bowers VERS 458 Silencer Shop – Bowers USS 22. While the two offer solid suppression (especially the VERS 458 paired with Strike Force’s 500-grain subsonic), the icing on the cake is that they also happen to be two of the best muzzle brakes I have ever used. Comments on this site are submitted by users and are not endorsed by nor do they reflect the views or opinions of COLE Publishing, Inc. Please fill all of the fields correctly before continuing. These days, you’re likely to find him shooting something a bit more modern – and usually equipped with a suppressor – but his passion for firearms with military heritage has never waned. Please click on the link to activate your account. If shooters plan to use some of the hottest big-bore rounds, the upgrade might make sense. Shooting 450-grain subsonic ammo on a shorty 11″ barrel, Liberty’s stated volume measurements are as follows: Pretty dang impressive, especially considering the 163.1 dB unsuppressed […] From bears to hogs to dead-right-there deer, the .458 SOCOM is a formidable weapon with a lot of bang. In my case, the 10.5” barrel plus the suppressor is just less than 22”. In fact, the Bowers Vers 458 silencer can handle anything.460″ below 2,650 FPS in full auto! According to my postal scale, both silencers weigh around 20 ounces with Versadapt mounts installed. Reading the description it looks like it's good for anything up to 2200 fps or you can buy it with … Readers should note that the VERS 458 is offered with a stainless core only. If you don't want to bring your iPad into the bathroom, we can send you a magazine subscription for free! Due to ammunition limitations, I only tested point of impact (POI) shift with the VERS 458 and Strike Force’s 325 grain load. It also happens to be carrying around half as much energy, for those keeping score. The Bowers Group Vers 458 is our purpose-built .458 SOCOM silencer, rated for fully automatic fire. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Bowers Vers 50 (or 458) owners. Read More. In both of my demo cans, the baffle stacks were entirely manufactured of stainless steel. With the VERS 458, the subsonic ammunition sounded better than a suppressed 5.56mm AR-15 and just a little louder than a suppressed .45 ACP handgun. Vers 458; Vers 50; Vers 9; Pistol. Fortunately, there’s a suppressor for that — the Bowers VERS 458 suppressor. 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