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Griffin Armament Announces DUAL-LOK PSRTM Rifle Suppressors

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Watertown WI, Wed Nov 16 2022

Reflex Suppressors, or Over the Barrel Suppressors have been manufactured for quite some time, but recently haven’t been the focus by mainstream manufacturers. Griffin first made over the barrel suppressors over ten years ago with the introduction of the RSTA and SPR models. Meant to diminish blow back, provide superlative accuracy, excellent POI shift characteristics and add minimal system length, these suppressors were highly desirable among suppressor aficionados. Griffin is reintroducing next generation over the barrel suppressors with the DUAL-LOK PSRTM suppressor series. However, before going into detail on these models, a brief discussion on the history of reflex suppressors is warranted.

Unlike an integral suppressor, which typically has drilled holes in the barrel of the host firearm and the tube extending over the barrel; the over the barrel suppressor has an attachment system which goes rearward of the barrel’s muzzle by several inches thus making a shorter overall length suppressed firearm. Despite the long length of the suppressor itself, this allows for a ~9 inch suppressor to be something like only 6.5 inches or so of added length to the barrel. Popular Vietnam War era suppressors were all over the barrel varieties. Fast forward to a more modern time, the company Ops Inc, started providing these style suppressors in the early 1990’s and later became prolific integrating its suppressors with the SOF communities MK12 MOD0 and MOD1 firearms. Around the same time Knights Armament also started engineering similar products. In the early 2000’s, AAC, and Surefire started manufacturing over the barrel suppressors as well for military sale. These suppressors targeted the sniper community. Semi-automatic and bolt action rifles in the sniper community used over the barrel suppressors almost exclusively for some time in both the Army and Marines until about 2010. This was most likely due to accuracy being more consistent in harsh field use with over the barrel suppressors vs muzzle mounted variants. Fast forward to today and over the barrel suppressors are still in use by the sniper communities but not very popular by commercial recreational users due to their more limited versatility. Griffin introduced the RSTA and SPR around 2010. These suppressors were well liked by the small community of end users who purchased them due to their single piece muzzle devices which were much easier to install vs multi piece mounting systems from companies like OPS inc. Griffin refocused engineering efforts towards more mainstream muzzle mounted products around 2016 and chose to discontinue those models.

In the last several years Griffin has been spending considerable research efforts on developing lighter suppressors with better mounting systems and higher performance baffle technology. The advent of these developments brought about a reason to revisit the over the barrel suppressors. Current Griffin ECO-FLOWTM baffle tech is much more capable of using the volume of space in the large blast chambers of over the barrel suppressors. Laser welding technology has also allowed for light-weight tubeless versions of these suppressors which historically had a very negative weight impact vs muzzle mounted suppressors. The DUAL-LOKTM mounting system provides high performance attachment, greater user confidence, and a more modern feature set. Incorporating it into the over the barrel DUAL-LOK PSRTM series allows for a rigid locking system in an extremely accurate taper interface mount. Rough handling of the firearms muzzle device is not an issue with the PSR cans as there is a redundant support structure that forces alignment to be as exceptional as a brand new mounting interface regardless of dings and handling abuse common to the sniper field environment. The suppressors feature the patent pending pressure reduction front cap with integrated flash suppressor for extremely low flash. Blow back is lesser than previous Griffin RSTA and SPR suppressors in part due to the ECO-FLOWTM baffles as well as the patent pending end cap, and other internal geometric nuances. These suppressors are ear safe on gas operated firearms making them a perfect fit for bolt actions or semi-automatic systems.

“The DUAL-LOK PSRTM suppressors offer the benefit of over the barrel suppressors for precision rifles with weight penalties similar to lighter muzzle mounted systems. These are the best over the barrel suppressors available in the industry today.”

– Austin, Lead Design Engineer, Griffin Armament

DUAL-LOKTM suppressors are machined in Griffin’s Watertown Wisconsin facility by freedom loving Americans.

Key points :

• Patent pending DUAL-LOKTM wear free mounting system, requires no consumable parts

• Taper lock interface ensures security and accuracy

• ACME thread provides speed of attachment

• Locking ring incorporates 3 anti-rotation teeth to eliminate inadvertent loosening

• 120 effective positions ensure a rock-solid suppressor mount and provide extremely low POI shift

• 17-4 stainless steel & 718 Inconel materials

• Tubeless laser welded design

• Patent pending ECO-FLOWTM baffle system for reduced blow back

• Patent pending Pressure Reduction Cap with integrated flash hider

• 3/4” wrench flats on muzzle devices

• Collar Nitrided black and PVD’d on FDE models for increased surface hardness, corrosion, and wear resistance

• Heat treated and Cerakoted Black and FDE in a heat resistant finish

• Warrantied for life with Griffin’s Perpetual Lifetime Warranty

DUAL-LOK PSRTM 5 Specs:

• DIMS: 1.5”x 8.4”

• Weight: 14.9oz

• Sound pressure Level: 129.7db (16” 5.56mm Griffin MK1)

• MSRP: 1195.00

DUAL-LOK PSRTM 7 Specs:

• DIMS: 1.5”x 8.9”

• Weight: 15.8oz

• Sound pressure Level: 137.6 (16” 7.62mm AR10)

• MSRP: 1295.00

Muzzle devices supported :

• DUAL-LOK PSRTM muzzle brake

• DUAL-LOK PSRTM flash suppressor

Thread pitches supported:

• 1/2×28 (5.56mm)

• 5/8×24 (7.62mm)

To find out more on Griffin Armament’s entire product line, please visit their website at www.GriffinArmament.com. For attendees of the 2023 SHOT Show, Griffin Armament will be exhibiting the Optimus, along with the rest of their product line. Booth #20458.

SilencerCo to Run End of the Year Promotion

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

Purchase a Suppressor, Receive a $200 Coupon to the SilencerCo Online Store

November 15, 2022 — West Valley City, UT — SilencerCo has launched an end of the year suppressor promotion running from November 15, 2022 – December 31, 2022. Any customers who purchase one of the qualified SilencerCo suppressors during this timeframe will receive a $200 SilencerCo Store coupon. Qualifying suppressors can be purchased through a SilencerCo dealer, to find a dealer, click here. 

The $200 coupon code will be valid from January 1, 2023 – June 30, 2023 and can be redeemed on any items sold in the SilencerCo Online Store. In order to qualify, customers must register their newly purchased suppressor by January 20, 2023, providing proof of purchase and a completed Form 4. To register, click here.

“There is no limit to the number of qualifying suppressors a customer can purchase,” said VP of Marketing, Customer Service and Warranty, Jessica Kallam. “And customers will receive a $200 coupon for EACH suppressor they register.” 

Qualifying Products (product must be in stock, no backorders): 

• Hybrid 46M SU5107
• Hybrid 46 SU2271 (Black), SU1532 (Gray), SU2641 (FDE) & SU2642 (White)
• Omega 36M SU4735
• Harvester EVO SU5060
• Omega 300 SU2281 (Black), SU1286 (Gray), SU1352 (FDE) & SU2649 (White)
• Chimera 300 SU2616 (Black), SU2645 (FDE) & SU2646 (White)
• Saker 556K SU2256 (Current) & SU851 (discontinued)
• Saker 556 SU2255 (Current) & SU245 (discontinued)
• Omega 9K SU2643 (FDE only other colors not included in this promo)
• Omega 45K SU2254
• Harvester 300 SU627
• Harvester 338 SU666

Terms & Conditions

This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents age 21 or older.  Void where prohibited.  Employees of SIlencerCo and any of its distributors or dealers involved with this promotion are not eligible to participate.  This offer cannot be combined with SilencerCo special program orders.  SilencerCo reserves the right to end the promotion at any time.

Product/s must be purchased through a retailer between November 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022.  A copy of your date stamped receipt and a copy of your form 4 will be required at registration.

No purchase quantity limit. Purchases must be registered by January 20th, 2023.

SilencerCo is not responsible for late submissions. Products cannot be returned or exchanged for other products of similar value or for monetary exchange. Offer good in states that permit silencer ownership.

Offer limited to product/s in stock at your dealer during time of promotion. Failure to submit correct information and documents can result in a delay in processing the promo registration.

• The suppressor/s must be paid in full between Nov 15th and Dec 31st, 2022.

• Each redemption must include one of the qualifying suppressors

• Must submit a date stamped receipt and copy of your filed form 4

• No limit on redemptions

• No backorders

• No layaways

• Coupon code will be emailed to you after your registration has been verified

• Coupon code valid January 1st through June 30th, 2023 

• Coupon code cannot be combined with SilencerCo webstore sales

Maxim Defense – PDX-SD Integrally Suppressed PDW

Friday, November 11th, 2022

Maxim Defense unveiled their new PDX-SD to government and military customers at yesterday’s demo day portion of the Global SOF Foundation‘s Modern Warfare Week.

Chambered for 5.56 NATO, this personal defense weapon was designed around the suppressor which is hearing safe while firing M855, demonstrating 138 dB in testing.

This model features a 5.5” barrel and 23.75” OAL collapsed. The suppressor is 5” x 2.25”. While it’s short, they made it fat as well to create volume. It also incorporates their SCW stock to help with length.

The goal was to create weapons which are always suppressed. Consequently, the suppressor is the muzzle device. The outer tube of the suppressor comes off for maintenance. Additionally, as cores wear out, they can be replaced. Not only that, but cores can be upgraded as newer versions are created.

I had an opportunity to put a couple of magazines through the PDX-SD and while I wore hearing protection, I could tell it was definitely suppressed and I experienced no gas in my face which was very welcome.

Interestingly, they have found that the weapon is quieter shooting supersonic .300BLK ammunition than subsonic with this design.

With the launch of the PDX-SD, Maxim Defense is poised to become the first company to introduce an entire line of integrally suppressed carbines, in 5.56, .300BLK, and 7.62 x 39 with the SDX line and SD15.

The PDX-SD along with the entire line of Maxim suppressors and firearms will be available to the public for test firing at this weekend’s CANCON in Georgia.

Worth the Weight: Silencer Central Introduces Banish Backcountry

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Sioux Falls, South Dakota – November 1, 2022 – Silencer Central, America’s largest silencer dealer, has officially introduced the newest member of the Banish line, the Banish Backcountry. This multi-caliber, extremely lightweight suppressor is specifically designed for backcountry hunts, where every ounce you carry matters.

“We took the iconic Banish line a step further with the Banish Backcountry,” said Brandon Maddox, CEO of Silencer Central. “We’re in the business of creating the most successful suppressors in the industry. It’s no secret that Banish suppressors provide unmatched noise and recoil reduction, and the Backcountry encompasses all that and more.”

The Banish Backcountry is specifically built for deep-country hunts and serves as an essential asset made specifically to enhance your hunt. This 100% titanium, fully welded, rated up to .300 RUM suppressor is the key to make every season count.

Key features:

? Length: 5.5”
? Diameter: 1.6”
? Number of Baffles: 6
? Weight: 7.8oz
? 1.375-24 Universal Mount
? Caliber: 30 Cal
? Caliber Range: Up to 300 RUM
? Direct Thread and Muzzle Brake
? Sound Reduction: 30db
? MSRP: $1,099

Choose a silencer that’s worth the weight. Experience the Silencer Central difference with the new Banish Backcountry, available at silencercentral.com.

Advanced Armament Company Introduces the Ranger Series Rifle Suppressors

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Huntsville, AL – Advanced Armament Company, known as “The Silent Authority” and the pioneering leader in firearm sound suppression since 1994, expands its premium suppressor lineup with the introduction of the all-new Ranger Series. Developed specifically for AR-15 and AR-10 platform rifles, the Ranger 5 and Ranger 7 suppressors feature a compact design and reduced weight, delivering reliable, on-the-move performance for tactical or sporting applications.

Constructed of Inconel 718 high-strength nickel alloy and 17-4 H900 stainless steel for maximum strength and corrosion resistance, the Ranger series is built to withstand the harshest environmental conditions and high-volume operation. For additional protection, both Ranger suppressors are treated with a high-temperature Cerakote finish.

For AR-15s chambered for 5.56 NATO/.223 Remington, the Ranger 5 is the perfect choice. With an overall length of 5.825 inches (when attached to the included 1/2-28 direct-thread mount) and a modest 15.2 oz. weight, the compact Ranger 5 offers 32dB sound reduction with M193 5.56 NATO ammunition.

Fans of the AR-10 platform will appreciate the minimal size and weight of the Ranger 7 suppressor for rifles chambered in .300 Win. Mag and .308 Win. Weighing 17.2 ounces and measuring 6.75 inches long with the included 5/8-24 direct-thread mount, the Ranger 7 presents an agile sound suppression platform with 24dB (.300 WM) and 30dB (M80 .308 Win.) reduction performance.

In addition to the shared material construction and finish, the Ranger 5 and Ranger 7 suppressors incorporate a built-in muzzle brake. Both models also include standard 1.375-24 mount capability, making the system compatible with conventional HUB adapters. For ease of maintenance, the end cap and base can be removed for cleaning. Finally, both models are full-auto rated.

MSRP for the Ranger 5 and Ranger 7 is $899.99.

AAC Ranger 5 Specifications
· Caliber: 5.56mm
· Weight: 15.2 oz.
· Length: 5.825 in. (w/direct-thread mount)
· Diameter: 1.5 in.
· Materials: Inconel 718 and 17-4 H900 stainless steel
· Finish: high-temp Cerakote
· Attachment: 1.375-24 universal mount; ships with direct thread mount in 1/2-28 w/built-in muzzle brake
· Noise Reduction: 32dB
· MSRP: $899.99

AAC Ranger 7 Specifications
• Caliber: .300 Win. Mag; .308 Win.
• Weight: 17.2 oz.
• Length: 6.75 in. (w/direct-thread mount)
• Diameter: 1.5 in.
• Materials: Inconel 718 and 17-4 H900 stainless steel
• Finish: high-temp Cerakote
• Attachment: 1.375-24 universal mount; ships with direct thread mount in 5/8-24 w/built-in muzzle brake
• Noise Reduction: 24dB (.300 WM w/26-in. bolt-action); 30dB (M80 .308 Win. w/20-in. bolt-action)
• MSRP: $899.99

For more information on AAC’s current line of professional-grade centerfire rifle and pistol suppressors or to learn more about purchasing a suppressor through AAC, visit Advanced-Armament.com.

Daniel Defense Announces New Daniel SoundGuard Suppressor Line

Friday, October 14th, 2022

BLACK CREEK, GA – Daniel Defense, manufacturer of the world’s finest firearms and accessories, today announces the release of a new line of hard-use and titanium suppressors.

Daniel SoundGuard Suppressors Powered by KGM provide multiple benefits to the user, with an emphasis on backpressure reduction.  “Through years of working with multiple military/law enforcement agencies – as well as consumers – our team pinpointed specific criteria for this family of suppressors,” said Marty Daniel, President and CEO.  “In addition to the obvious, sound reduction, limiting the amount of toxic gasses, reducing muzzle flash and accuracy were all critical.”

These well-balanced, reliable suppressors utilize cutting-edge gas-flow dynamics that eliminate over-gassing and direct gas forward, substantially decreasing the amount of blowback. State-of-the-art KGM technology significantly lowers impulse noise levels, and a patent-pending baffle stack and proprietary coating on internal parts reduce a firearm’s flash signature to virtually zero.  Patent-pending gas-flow pathing stabilizes rounds to ensure extreme accuracy with minimal point-of-impact shift.

Daniel SoundGuard Suppressors will feature the industry-standard 1.375-24UNS thread pitch, which allows for the use of multiple attachment options such as Keymo and ASR, and will debut with three direct-thread models: SG-556 (.223/5.56mm), SG-30 (.223 Rem – 300PRC), and SG-30Ti Titanium (.223 – 300PRC).  Each model will include a direct-thread adapter and is backed by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

To learn more about Daniel SoundGuard Suppressors, visit: DanielDefense.com/SoundGuard

HQS Slim Suppressor

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

The direct thread HQS Slim Suppressor is available for UK hunters from Edgar Brother.

You can expect a 30dB noise reduction from this Bulgarian can. Offered in a variety of thread patterns, the HQS Slim can be had in .223, .264, .30 and 9mm Para.

www.edgarbrothers.com/shooting-sports/brands/hqs-slim

HUXWRX Safety Co – CA$H 9k

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

The new CA$H 9k suppressor from HUXWRX is manufactured almost entirely of titanium and 17-4 stainless steel making it perfect for submachine, PCC, lever action, and fixed-barrel systems.

The Flow-Baffle design is based on their patented and proven Flow-Through technology. Added wrench flats at the base and cap make for a quicker disassembly and available adapters allow for greater modularity and system compatibility.

Suitable for use with 9mm, 300 BO Sub-sonic, 350 Legend, the CA$H 9k weighs 5.9 oz and 5.15″ long.

www.huxwrx.com