- Can verify alignment of the chosen suppressor and mount with the desired host
- Prevent baffle strikes
- Caliber: .22 Caliber (.22LR, .223Rem, 5.56mm, etc.)
- Material: Hardened Tool Steel
- Finish: Raw
- Length: ~17"
- Outer Diameter: 0.214"
To use the Suppressor Check Alignment Rod:
- Properly mount your silencer to the host firearm
- Insert Suppressor Alignment Check Rod down bore of the silencer and into the host firearm bore until the end of the rod is flush with the end-cap of your silencer
- Observe alignment and confirm rod is positioned near the center of the silencer bore (refer to images below for examples of proper alignment and misalignment)
- Host firearm may need to be rotated around bore to confirm alignment due to tolerance between the bore and check rod.
- If mount and silencer are in alignment, remove rod and enjoy your suppressed firearm!
So, you have finally bought that suppressor, paid the tax stamps, and now you can take it to the range or use it on your self-defense firearm. Well, not so fast, if you don't want your suppressor to get damaged with the first shot and make sure that it does not impact your accuracy, you need to check its alignment.
For that, you need a quality suppressor alignment gauge from a trusted brand. The Griffin Armament Suppressor Alignment Check Rod is an excellent option, and it can help you make sure that you have properly installed the suppressor on the barrel and the baffles are aligned.
Though the suppressor alignment gauge looks like any other straight rod, there is a lot more that goes into it. First, you can't check the alignment of a suppressor with any rod, it needs to be precision-made according to the dimensions on the projectile being fired from the gun you are suppressing, and it needs to be made from a material that isn't going to bend or get dented that easily.
The Griffin Armament Suppressor Alignment Rod is made from hardened tool steel, precisely made for proper caliber projectiles.
Easy To Use
Checking the alignment of your suppressor with the Griffin Armament suppressor alignment rod is very simple and easy. Before you start, you should ideally field strip your rifle and remove the bolt. Then insert the alignment rod to your barrel from the receiver, and tip the firearm forward until it starts to pop out of the front of the suppressor.
Now, you need to make sure that the front of the rod isn't touching the sides of the suppressor, and there is enough clearance for the round to make it through the suppressor. Ideally, the rod should be in the center, with enough space on all sides.