Jessie’s Girl: Suppressing the Model 2020 Rimfire

By Atticus James
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Jessie’s Girl: Suppressing the Model 2020 Rimfire

January 31st, 2024

5 minute read

I recently acquired a Springfield Armory Model 2020 Rimfire with the sage stock with black webbing. If you’d like to learn more about the gun, I have a full review you can see here. Today I want to talk about a really cool accessory I got for it — the “Jessie’s Girl” rimfire suppressor from Resilient Suppressors.

testing Jesses Girl suppressor
A sound suppressor protects your hearing and reduces noise pollution. In this article, the author tests the Jessie’s Girl rimfire suppressor with Springfield’s Model 2002 Rimfire Target .22 LR.

Like a BB Gun?

I am an avid proponent of equipping every firearm in my possession with a suppressor. In my ideal setup, each gun features a threaded barrel and a suppressor permanently affixed.

For my Springfield Armory Model 2020 rimfire, the Jessie’s Girl is my chosen can. It’s a .22 LR (and is rated up to 5.7×28), fully automatic-rated suppressor that can reduce the sound to a level akin to a BB gun.

Jesses Girl rimfire suppressor
The Jessies Girl rimfire suppressor attaches easily to the factory-threaded Model 2020 barrel. It doesn’t add much weight or length to the overall shooting package.

But first, let’s delve into the process of acquiring a suppressor. While it may initially seem intimidating, once you’ve purchased your first one and realize that the primary drawback is the wait time before you can take it home, you’ll likely be eager to expand your collection.


I suggest you start by researching and reading reviews to decide on the suppressor you want. Consulting friends who own suppressors can also be beneficial. Keep in mind that buying a suppressor is a commitment, and it’s crucial to be well-informed before making a purchase. Opting for the cheapest option may not be the wisest choice.

baseline testing without suppressor attached
As part of his testing, the author got baseline measurements without the suppressor attached to the rifle.

When embarking on the suppressor-purchasing journey, locate a gun shop that sells them and check their specific requirements. Some stores may take fingerprints on-site, while others might send you to get them done beforehand. Gather all necessary information for your location before heading to the shop.

Many people commonly believe that suppressors are illegal. The very basic requirements are as follows: you must be 21 or older, reside in a state allowing ownership and have no felony convictions. Obtaining a suppressor primarily involves paperwork and a $200 “tax stamp”. This stamp is akin to a car registration but for suppressors or other National Firearms Act items such as fully automatic weapons and short-barreled rifles. (To learn more about acquiring a suppressor, click here.)

testing with the suppressor attached
The author followed baseline testing with performance measurements of the suppressor when attached to the Springfield Armory rifle.

A frequently asked question is whether one can purchase a suppressor online. Generally, the answer is yes, provided it’s from a reputable company. The process involves selecting the suppressor, adding it to the cart, choosing a local dealer affiliated with the company, and paying for the suppressor.

Subsequently, the suppressor is shipped to the chosen dealer, who contacts the buyer to complete the required paperwork. The dealer then holds onto the suppressor until ATF approval and the issuance of the tax stamp. Bottom line, you can purchase it online, but it doesn’t always eliminate a local dealer (To learn more about having a suppressor shipped straight to your door, click here).


Now, let’s explore the specifications of the Jessie’s Girl. It boasts a length of 5.38”, a mere 6 ounces in weight, and a diameter of 1.06”. The suppressor features stainless steel baffles and a titanium body, with an aluminum end cap. It is coated with high temp Cerakote and has a Type 3 hardcoat, utilizing a direct thread with a ½x28 thread pitch.

Now if you’re wondering about direct thread versus quick detach, you will find that the majority of .22 suppressors are as small as they can be, which usually doesn’t allow for much room for a quick detach mounting option.

Accuracy Is Paramount

Accuracy is paramount for me, and minimal point of impact shift is crucial when using a suppressor. The Jessie’s Girl, in our testing, demonstrated the minimal point of aim to the point of impact shift at 50 and 200 yards, attributing any discrepancy to shooter error.

For those unfamiliar with suppressors, it’s essential to note that they do not necessarily sacrifice speed for quietness. While switching from supersonic to subsonic may cause a speed drop, using standard .22 LR ammunition typically results in no change in velocity.

Variations in our test results are attributed to the affordable Remington 22 ammunition used. I used the new 2024 Caldwell Bluetooth chronograph to do all of my testing and as you can see here the speeds really show the variation in the ammunition.

If you are interested in seeing a shooting and hearing this suppressor I highly recommend going and checking out our previous article and video on the Springfield Armory model 2020 rimfire.

Extra Protection

Beyond the technical aspects, a suppressor serves multiple purposes. It reduces the sound signature, providing an extra layer of hearing protection for the shooter and others nearby. This is particularly valuable when introducing younger individuals to the sport. It’s crucial to understand that suppressors are not akin to the silent portrayal in movies, but function as sound and flash reducers.

ammunition and rifle used to test the rimfire suppressor
The author found the Jesse’s Girl suppressor did a very good job at suppressing gunshot noise while not shifting point of impact.

Personally, taking friends and family to the range with the Springfield Armory Model 2020 Rimfire and the Jessie’s Girl can, using subsonic ammunition, is a gratifying experience. Witnessing their reactions as they realize how subdued the sound is compared to their expectations brings me joy.


There are a lot of different suppressors on the market. I have had the opportunity to work with this company personally and have seen how they put their money where their mouth is. I know that I am getting a quality hybrid construction suppressor that is not only lightweight but capable of being used on multiple firearms that I own.

I would just like to finish by saying that suppressors, like the Jessie’s Girl, have become more of a hearing accessory than a purely tactical feature. Similar to adding a scope or bipod, they enhance the shooting experience without sacrificing safety. While I highly recommend Jessie’s Girl, with an MSRP of $449, making it accessible with interest-free payment options, it’s essential to remember the invaluable benefit of protecting your hearing.

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Atticus James

Atticus James

Atticus James has been involved in the firearm world for nearly 20 years.  He enjoyed firearms while a member of the Boy Scouts, with his family and friends, and then joined the firearm industry in 2011 by becoming a full-time blogger/YouTuber.  You can find his articles at and his videos @gearsofguns on YouTube.

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