SILENCER SATURDAY #333: 'If Money Was No Object' – NFA Grail Guns

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we revisited the S&W M&P 15-22 and the Gemtech INTEGRA integrally suppressed upper. This week we discuss our NFA Grail Guns and the hypothetical question of ‘if money were no object, what would you buy’. So, what is your list of NFA firearms that you’d buy if you hit the Powerball jackpot?

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SILENCER SATURDAY #332: Quiet Summer – M&P 15-22 And Gemtech Integra

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed some sound science and the reasons that breaking the sound barrier isn’t tamed with even the best performing suppressors. This week we spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon with the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 and the Gemtech INTEGRA integrally suppressed upper receiver. This is one of those combinations that captures the pure summer fun of plinking or target shooting. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #331: Sound Science For Suppressor Lovers

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Today’s episode is a continuation of our basic knowledge series that pulls back the curtain on sound science for suppressor lovers and the physical properties of making gunshots quieter. Let’s take a look.

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[NRAAM 2024] BOE Suppressors Mod-1 Nested Monocore Modular Suppressor

Luke C is at the National Rifle Association’s 153rd Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Dallas, Texas checking out the new BOE Suppressors booth and their new user-serviceable nested monocore modular suppressor – the BOE Mod-1. The Mod-1 is a modification of their Ultra Compact Suppressor lineup. Like their predecessors, the Mod-1 lineup is rated for magnum hunting calibers like 375 H&H or 338RUM. The Mod-1 lineup has improved thermal dispersion, has thicker wear surfaces and can be configured to fit any aftermarket QD setup with 1.375-24 threads. BOE Model-1 should be available for purchase for around $1,200 around the end of June 2024.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #329: Bring On The Heat – Suppressor Alloy Metallurgy

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we took a trip back in time to my first suppressor purchase – the 9mm Liberty Mystic. This week we dig in to a bit of alloy metallurgy with a look at the properties of some of the most popular silencer alloys. Should you buy a titanium or steel suppressor? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #328: Thinking Back To... My First Suppressor – The Liberty Mystic

Editor’s Note: The laws and regulations surrounding the National Firearms Act (NFA) are complicated. Know and understand your local, state, and federal laws before making any alterations to firearms and suppressors. I personally believe that NFA regulations shouldn’t exist, but until the laws are repealed, make sure to stay safe and legal.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #326: First Shots With The YHM Bad Larry Suppressor

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we took a look at the SIG Sauer SLX556C, an ultra compact 5.56 rifle suppressor. This week we finally get our hands on the YHM Bad Larry suppressor, a .338 bore can that can handle anything from .338 LM down to 5.56×45. Since I am still trying to figure out the best 8.6 Blackout testing platform, I’ll be shooting its little brother – subsonic 300BLK. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #325: Small Simplicity – SIG Sauer SLX556C

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. I would like to thank Erik for running point on last weeks edition with a look at the very obtainable suppressors from The Nordic region. This week we get back on the range with a simple and compact direct thread rifle suppressor – the SIG Sauer SLX556C. When it comes to longer barrels and supersonic rifle rounds, compact silencers are a blessing. Let’s take a look at this small but mighty can from SIG.

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The Noveske Pig Pen Flash Hider – Universal CAT Suppressor Compatible

The open-source CAT suppressor mount ( 1×16 left-hand thread QD) has been aiming to tackle the quite complex world of incompatible suppressors and muzzle devices and simplify it into something you can use with any suppressor featuring the CAT suppressor pattern. Made out of 4140 QT steel and finished in Black Nitride, the Noveske Pig Pen is offered in both 1×28 and 5.8×24 thread pitches.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #323: Suppressors With Defined Borders

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed the purported criminal use of suppressors. This week we take a look at the reasons why you can’t take certain firearms, including silencers, across international borders, even if they are legal in your destination country. If you had dreams of packing your favorite can for that dangerous game safari hunt, it’s probably not an option. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #322: Of Acorns, Crime, and Silencers

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we talked about an an NFA administrative checklist to keep all of your important items in order. This week, since we are still in between suppressor reviews, we discuss the number of silencers used in crime by way of the sound of acorns. Do you think the criminal use of suppressors is a problem in the U.S.? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #321: NFA Administrative And Maintenance Checklist

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed the fast approval times and a few impulse-buy suppressors if you feel like spinning the roulette wheel that is the ATF eForms NFA application process. Due to an ongoing snow/ice/rain storm, we are staying inside today by a warm fire and tackling our NFA administrative and maintenance checklist. I know you need to get caught up as well. Let’s take a look.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #109: The Return of Brandon Maddox of Silencer Central

Like last week’s episode, this week’s episode jumps right back into the hot topic of suppressors and this time we’re talking about more than just wishful thinking about getting rid of the NFA, and keeping wait times at a reasonable interval. This week we’ve brought back a favorite guest of ours, CEO Brandon Maddox of Silencer Central, to talk about all things NFA. While Brandon has the same wish as us about getting rid of the NFA, he does have some pretty poignant thoughts about what would happen should the NFA disappear and what that might look like for firearm owners and hunters on a state level. He also goes into depth with Pete about the recent surge of interest in suppressors and how that might be adversely affecting the average quality of suppressors being put out onto the market today.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #320: Fast Approvals – Five Suppressors You Could Be Shooting Next Weekend

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we used a bit of liquid to make some small cans quieter. Today, because we are starting to see very fast approvals of eForm applications, here are five suppressors you could be shooting by next week. You heard correctly, next weekend. Stay with me and I’ll explain.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #108: Chris with Yankee Hill Machine (YHM)

Suppressors are one of Pete’s favorite subjects and that’s why it’s an honor to finally present one of the best episodes recorded at SHOT Show 2024 featuring Chris with Yankee Hill Machine. Many of you know that ATF Form 4 times has taken a drastic dip in the time it takes them to be processed. A lot of speculation has been posed throughout the last couple of weeks on whether or not this pace can keep up, or if this is just a temporary boost spurred on by the government and or the pressure from the growing civilian suppressor market. Looking back at this episode recorded during the 2024 SHOT Show, it’s interesting to hear what Pete and Chris have to say about the current state of the suppressor market, and where they think it’s going this year.

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