Q: Are Suppressors legal?
A: That depends on your state. All US locations require a Federal Tax Stamp. Some states are very suppressor friendly, some require a trust, some ban them entirely. Check our Authorized Dealers page for a handy guide.
Q: Can I hunt with a suppressor?
Most states that permit silencer ownership allow hunting with a silencer, but not all. Check our Authorized Dealers page for a handy guide.
Q: What advantage is there to hunting with a suppressor?
A: Listening closely can be critical to locating your prey or hearing animals that may decide you are prey. A suppressor on your gun allows you to shoot without suffering hearing loss or pausing to put on hearing protection.
Q: I saw a silencer being used in a movie. Will my gun sound like that?
A: The mouse fart sound typically portrayed in a movie is actually from compressed air. Real suppressors on real guns do not sound like that.
Q: What sound does a suppressor make?
A: Noise from guns comes from 4 sources:
Q: What exactly is a suppressor?
A: A suppressor is just a muffler that fits on a gun.
Q: Do suppressors have a use in home defense?
A: A suppressor on a home defense gun will allow you to fire your gun indoors without suffering hearing loss or bleeding from the ears.
Go to the BATF's website and read their FAQs.