SILENCER SATURDAY #217: Replacing Silencer Wipes – B&T USA STATION SIX9

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Today we continue our multi-part review of the B&T USA STATION SIX9 pistol and suppressors with a lesson on replacing silencer wipes. Yes it’s legal and you can even make them yourself (with a few caveats). Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #216: The B&T USA STATION SIX Pistol And Suppressors

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we got our first look at the SIG Sauer SLH300TI and SLH762 QD rifle suppressors. We’ll get back to the 5.56 full auto testing next week. Today we get a look a one of my grail gun, grail suppressor combinations that I have waited for many years to arrive. The B&T USA STATION SIX pistol, the modern Welrod, and the evolution of the VP9 Veterinary Pistol, is a bolt action, magazine-fed 9mm handgun that is outfitted with a wiped silencer or an optional training suppressor with traditional baffles.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #215: SIG Sauer SLH300TI & SLH762 Suppressors

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we finally got to finish up our initial look the the LMT-AT ION 30 rifle suppressor (I’m a fan). This week we continue our discussion on SIG’s newest additions to the suppressor market – the SLH300TI and SLH762 models. Do they take full advantage of the benefits of additive manufacturing? Let’s find out.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #214: Range Time With LMT-AT ION 30

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K rifle suppressor. Last week we got a preview of the new SIG Sauer SLH rifle suppressors – we’ll get back to shooting them next weekend. This week we finally return to the LMT-AT ION 30 silencers. Built for extreme use and eliminating back pressure, the latest release from LMT Advanced Technologies is feature rich and priced competitively. But is it right for you? Let’s dive in

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SILENCER SATURDAY #213: Blizzard! SIG Sauer SLH Suppressor Preview

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we got a look at suppressors from the 2022 SHOT Show. This week we get a preview of the new SIG Sauer SLH suppressor line up. I know, I still owe you the LMT ION 30 review, and I’d love to get these SIG cans in front of the MCX, but COVID (thanks a lot SHOT Show) and an active blizzard are keeping me indoors. As much as I love you guys, I’m staying inside where it’s warm and dry.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #212: 2022 SHOT Show Suppressors

Good afternoon and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K rifle suppressor. As the sun sets on the Las Vegas desert, let’s take a look at some of the 2022 SHOT Show suppressors and accessories seen by the TFB staff. As with many manufacturers, most silencer companies spent the last few years focused on manufacturing current models and keep up with demand. Let’s take a look at some of the interesting suppressors and gear found on the show floor.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #211: Sunday SHOT Show 2022 Suppressor Preview

Welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K rifle suppressor. Last week we kicked off our suppressor survey to ask everyone about their perspectives on NFA ownership. The survey is still live through 1/31/2022 (win prizes). Today (yes, I know it’s Sunday) we are going to look at a SHOT Show 2022 Suppressor Preview. My apologies for missing the Saturday cutoff; the Wi-Fi on my flight went down somewhere over Kansas.

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Rejoice! More B&T Suppressors Hit The U.S. Market

To say that I am excited is a bit of an understatement. Knowing that more B&T suppressors are bound for U.S. shores is a great way to kick off the year. In fact, since B&T will be at the 2022 SHOT Show Industry Day At The Range, there’s a good chance we’ll get a first-hand look at B&T’s reduced back pressure subgun and rifle suppressors in just a few days. B&T makes well engineered guns and gear; the challenge has always been getting them into American’s hands.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #210: Suppressor Owner Survey – Prizes!

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining us for TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturer’s of the YHM R9 centerfire suppressor. Last week we discussed the warning letter that the ATF sent to alleged customers of Diversified Machine. With the arrival of the new year, I thought a suppressor owner survey of what is important to you, our readers would be a good idea. Plus, it’s so bitterly cold here that shooting the LMT ION 30 again (as I promised) is going to have to wait.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #209: Solvent Trapped – The ATF Warning Letter

Good morning fellow suppressor enthusiasts and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K. Last week we got a Christmas morning peek at the new LMT-AT ION 30 rifle suppressor and I had hoped to bring you a more in-depth look at it’s performance and features on New Years Day. However, we need to postpone the ION 30 until next weekend and talk about the ATF warning letter myself and hundreds, maybe thousands, of other American shooters received this week. Let’s take a look at the letter.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #208: Santa Delivers The LMT-AT ION 30

Good morning everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K 5.56 rifle suppressor. Last week we got a look at the Seismic Ammo 2.5 ounce subsonic shotgun shells. For today, since it’s Christmas morning, let’s get a quick look at an upcoming review – the highly anticipated LMT ION 30 rifle suppressor. Can the trusted manufacturer of select fire rifles and grenade launchers also make high-performance suppressors? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #207: Subsonic Shotgunning, New SiCo EVO, ATF eForms

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we discussed the new Griffin Armament EXPLORR ET3 T-300 rifle can. This week we have a mash up of news and reviews, starting with some subsonic shotgunning with a new release from Seismic Ammunition. Have you felt the recoil of a 2.5 ounce slug going just over 1,000 feet per second? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #206: The Griffin Armament EXPLORR ET3 T-300

Good morning everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we discussed the upcoming ATF eForms migration to a new system that promises speed, efficiency, and Form 4 consumer-focused capabilities. This week we get back behind the gun to spend some time with the Griffin Armament EXPLORR ET3 .300 rifle suppressor. Does it deserve to live on one of your barrels? Let’s take a look.

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LMT Advanced Technologies Debuts ION 30 Suppressor

LMT, the manufacturer well known for manufacturing everything from AR-15 rifles, grenade launchers, and everything in between for both the defense industry and the consumer markets, has launched a spin-off division called LMT Advanced Technologies (LMT-AT). Their first major public release is the LMT-AT ION 30 suppressor, a low back pressure model with modular features like mount adaptability and removable end caps. The ION 30 has an MSRP of $899 and is available to order now. Details can be found below.

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Support The Team: ASA Silent Night Raffle For Big Prizes

The American Suppressor Association is the only organization that is dedicated to protecting and advancing silencer ownership in America. Through education and legislative support, the ASA has helped to legalize suppressor ownership and enabled the use of suppressors while hunting in several states. Obviously, this is a cause that is important to me personally; I believe that every gun owner should own at least one suppressor (three is better). Support the cause by participating in the ASA Silent Night Raffle and have a chance at winning some great prizes donated by great companies. Don’t wait, the contest ends on 12/16/2021 at 11:59PM EST.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #205: The New ATF eForms – Form 4 Included

Good morning everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we gave thanks over the holiday weekend and started discussing our end of the year wish lists. Today we get the jump on some potentially exciting news – the debut of the new ATF eForms system is upon us. Possibly. Hopefully. Let’s get a preview of what this means for you.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #204: Giving Thanks And Suppressor Gift Ideas – Part 1

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we discussed the merits of quality subsonic 300BLK ammunition. With Thanksgiving this week, I thought we could pause to appreciate the good things in our lives and start building a list of suppressor gift ideas for the holiday season. Whether you use this information to help you give or receive is completely up to you.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #203: Is All Subsonic 300 Blackout Created Equal?

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Resonator R2 30 caliber rifle suppressor. Last week we got a look at the Otter Creek Labs OCM5 5.56mm – an AEM5 alternative that offers a weight bonus over the original design. This week I wanted to test out every subsonic 300 Blackout round in my ammo fort. Does all subsonic 300BLK share the same levels of quiet? Let’s take an unscientific, yet fun, look at some market leaders.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #202: Otter Creek Labs OCM5 Rifle Suppressor

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we got a look at the X-Ring TSS rimfire integrally suppressed barrel from Tactical Solutions. This week we get our hands on the Otter Creek Labs OCM5 rifle suppressor. How does it stack up against the O.G. Allen Engineering AEM5? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #201: TacSol X-Ring TSS And The Fletcher OpenTop 11/22

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we broke down some of the best suppressors available for the AR-10 platform. This week we go the other direction with a review of the TacSol X-Ring TSS integrally suppressed rimfire barrel and the Fletcher OpenTop receiver. Why buy a integral overs thread on muzzle silencer? Let’s take a look..

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SILENCER SATURDAY #200: Top 10 AR-10 Suppressors

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the 200th edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday. After 200 weekends of suppressor love, I hope you are more informed, slightly entertained, and are able to make better purchase decisions. When I started this series four years ago, my first concern was there weren’t enough suppressor nerds in the world to talk about mounting systems, decibels, and metal tubes once a week. Thank you for proving me wrong – with millions of views, TFB’s Silencer Saturday owes its success to all of you. Thank you for tuning in every weekend. (We’ll get to the top 10 AR-10 suppressors in a moment).

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BOLO: Otter Creek Labs Suppressors And Muzzle Devices

No, that is not an Allen Engineering AEM5 over-the-barrel suppressor pictured above. That is an OCM5 from Otter Creek Labs, a relatively new and up-and-coming manufacturer causing a stir in the world of rifle suppressors. The quietest 5.56 silencer I have ever shot is the AEM5 on the end of an MK12 – it almost makes you believe that ‘hearing safe’ is a label that can be applied to supersonic rifle rounds. Now the Otter Creek team has set out to modernize the iconic Allen Engineering suppressor by making it quieter, lighter and with less backpressure.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #199: Primal Vs Hybrid 46M – Suppressed Subsonic .45-70 Government

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we took you through the multi-host SilencerCo Hybrid 46M. This week we bring it back along with the Dead Air Primal to test out some suppressed subsonic .45-70 ammunition. How quiet can we get the Henry Rifles Model X? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #198: The SilencerCo Hybrid 46M – A Can For All Seasons

Good afternoon suppressor lovers an welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we got a good look at the Rugged Mustang22 rimfire can. This week we dig into the new SilencerCo Hybrid 46M multi-caliber modular suppressor that is built to handle everything from rifles in .338 Lapua Magnum and .45-70 Government to pistols in 9mm. Is this the one big bore silencer you will ever need? Let’s take a look.

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SilencerCo: Introducing The Hybrid 46M Big Bore Modular Suppressor

For shooters who want to suppress calibers larger than .308, there’s a new contender hitting the market. The SilencerCo Hybrid 46M is their latest multi-host release, capable of suppressing everything from .22LR to .45-70 Government and almost everything in between (I’m going to guess that .410 buckshot is off the menu). It’s the high-pressure, large diameter rifle rounds that are going to be the Hybrid 46M’s real bread and butter. There are very few options at this caliber range, and I believe that the Hybrid 46M is currently the only modular option available. Check it out.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #197: Quiet Carry – Rugged Mustang22

Hello everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week Rusty ran us through the B&T KH9SD integrally suppressed pistol caliber carbine (I’m honestly a bit jealous). This week we are back with a brand new rimfire can – the Rugged Mustang22. As I mentioned in the announcement, the Mustang22 is very quiet, but does it have all the other important characteristics of a quality rimfire silencer? Let’s take a look.

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New Release: The Rugged Mustang Modular .22LR Suppressor

The new Rugged Mustang .22LR suppressor was released at the perfect time of year. While our esteemed TFBTV star James Reeves loathes the autumn months, I’m the complete opposite. The mosquitoes are  dying off, the foliage is worthy of an epic Bob Ross/Thomas Kincade collaboration, and temperatures are downright pleasant. My favorite fall pastime is long strings of rimfire shooting. Add in a quality silencer and I’m in heaven.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #196: Coffin Mags and Ported Barrels – The B&T KH9SD

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22. Last week we dug into the Dead Air Primal on the Henry Model X in .45-70. This week, we head to Rusty’s neck of the woods to take a look at the B&T KH9SD equipped with their new RBS-9 Reduced Backpressure Silencer. Let’s dive deeper into B&T’s silent update to their awesome KH9 SMG.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #195: Big Bore Blasting – Henry .45-70 And The Dead Air Primal

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the impressive new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Last week we returned to the SilencerCo 36M for a bit of pistol work – slightly on the heavier side but very quiet. This week we take another look at the Dead Air Primal, their latest release, for some Big Bore blasting on the end of a Henry Model X in .45-70. Could this be the ultimate short to mid range hunting setup for deer, elk, moose or bear? Let’s find out.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #194: Pistoling With The SilencerCo Omega 36M

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Phantom 22 rimfire suppressor. Speaking of the YHM Phantom, last week we got a first look this new rimfire silencer and it really is something special. Let’s hope that YHM can squeeze in an extra manufacturing run so everyone has the chance to pick one up. This week we return to the SilencerCo Omega 36M for a bit of pistol work. Let’s see how this plays out.

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