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Suppressor/Suppressor-Height Sights

Pistol with suppressor
Rifle with suppressor

A suppressor is the technical definition for a firearm sound suppression device. The legal definition for a firearm suppression device in both state and federal regulations, as well as on all ATF forms, is a “silencer.” These devices are capable of reducing or suppressing the sound from a firearm, but, contrary to popular thought, they cannot truly silence it. Suppressors are the most popular NFA or Title II item to own.

Suppressor-Height Sights

Suppressor-height sights
pistol with suppressor-height sights

Most suppressors have a diameter of more than 1.25 inches and will often obscure factory sights. Therefore, suppressor-height sights are elevated to allow for a proper sight picture when firing a suppressed firearm.

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