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How to Buy a Suppressor – Simplified Step-by-Step Process

Would you like to own a suppressor but need help navigating the purchase process? Silencer Central can help with their proven step-by-step process.

How to Buy a Suppressor – Simplified Step-by-Step Process

Banish 30 Suppressor (Photo courtesy of Silencer Central)

When the Hearing Protection Act was introduced in 2017, gun owners hoped silencers would eventually be removed from the purview of the 1934 National Firearms Act. That would have meant purchasing a suppressor required nothing more than filling out form 4473 at your local FFL dealer and undergoing a background check, same process required when buying a firearm. Passage of the Hearing Protection Act would have also eliminated expensive tax stamps, burdensome paperwork and would have reduced wait times to own a suppressor.

Alas, the Hearing Protection Act appears to be dead. That’s a shame, and it shows how out of touch the United States is with the true nature of silencers. In...

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