In addition to their many excellent pistols and rifles, SIG Sauer produces a robust array of complimentary product offerings. From optics to ammo and more, SIG does quite a bit more than just guns. One of these supplemental lines is their own collection of suppressors. SIG cans come in a baker’s dozen versions, suited for a broad spectrum of calibers from rifles to handguns, and one rimfire silencer. The newest addition to this suppressor series is the MODX-45, of which we first got a glimpse at SHOT Show 2019. SIG’s 9mm version of this modular, 3D-printed design released late last year. On the heels of its 9mm little brother, this .45-caliber can is now ready. SIG announced its availability with the following April 29th press release.
SIG SAUER Modular MODX-45 Pistol Suppressor Now Shipping
NEWINGTON, N.H., (April 29, 2021) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the MODX-45 Pistol Suppressor is now available and shipping. The MODX-45 is the extension of the SIG SAUER MODX line of pistol suppressors made of titanium baffles, for the ultimate in lightweight strength and performance that allows the user to personalize their suppressor for overall length, weight, and sound.
The SIG SAUER MODX-45 Suppressor is comprised of seven, 3D-printed titanium baffles and an encapsulator with 21-points of impact adjustment. The length is adjustable from 3.25 inches to 9.25 inches, the weight is adjustable from 5 ounces to 9 ounces, and the sound is adjustable from 133dB to 149dB. The suppressor is easily user-configurable and comes with two pistons, disassembly tools, .578×28 and M16x1LH pistons, and a fixed-barrel spacer and includes the most popular imperial and metric position for its given caliber.
MODX-45 Suppressor Specs:
Overall Weight: 8.75oz.
Overall Length: 9.25in.
Overall Width: 1.35in.
dB Average: 133dB
Finish: Black DLC
Baffle Material: Titanium
Mount: .578×28 and M16x1xLH Pistons
The SIG SAUER MODX-45 Suppressor is now shipping and available for purchase at retail stores. For more information about the SIG SAUER MODX-45 Suppressor, the previously released MODX-9 Pistol Suppressor, or the full line of SIG SAUER Suppressors visit sigsauer.com.
Modularity can certainly have advantages, and this can’s six inches worth of customization in three-quarter inch increments offers a good amount of flexibility. What do you think? Any interest in this 3D-printed silencer? What do you like or dislike about it? Have you gotten to check out the previously released 9mm version, and if so, how did you like it? Do you think this could now become the best .45 suppressor on the market, or do you prefer a different make/model, and why? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! See you at the range.
Photos courtesy of SIG SAUER.
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