All blog posts discussing items regulated under the National Firearms Act, such as sound suppressors and short-barreled rifles.

[Giveaway] Home Defense AR15 Build

Introduction Your home is your refuge, and if you’ve got to defend it, you deserve every advantage that a rifle can offer. For our last giveaway of the year, we’ll provide that advantage with this premium AR15 Home Defense build. With a wide aftermarket and broad variety of ammunition, AR15s are a top choice for any kind of personal defense. Despite rumors, the 5.56x45 cartridge is not too powerful for home defense. With purpose-made ammunition, you can achieve low interior penetration—even lower than pistols or shotguns. When you factor in the AR15’s low weight, excellent balance, and simple manual-of-arms, its effectiveness shines when navigating corridors. But to get the most out of an AR, you must configure it to mee...[ Read More ]

Shut The Gun Up: Why You Should Shoot With A Silencer

If you are considering buying a silencer but haven’t used a firearm with one mounted before, you’re likely to get confused by the flood of information available on the internet. YouTube reviews and Instagram videos may conflict with opinions on forums, manufacturer’s websites, and what the locals at the nearby gun store insist is true. There’s so much money involved, and so much paperwork, and of course the long wait time. Are the benefits of sound suppression really worth the aggravation it takes to buy your silencer? I’m here to tell you the answer is YES. Follow along as I explain why you should buy a sound suppressor of your own if you live in a state that allows it. Let’s bust some myths and get real, starting right now. .m...[ Read More ]

How To Buy A Silencer: Calm Your Fears, Save Your Ears

Congratulations on your decision to join the ranks of those who shoot the civilized way—quietly! Buying a silencer for your rifle or handgun is a much different process than buying an ordinary firearm. It isn’t particularly difficult, but the process can try your patience. We’re going to walk through it step by step, leaving no stone unturned. But before we do, here’s a checklist to reference as you go. This list is everything you need to send to the BATFE for them to process your request, and we’re going to explain each item: What you need to buy a silencer: A copy of your NFA trust if you are choosing to use one for the ownership of your NFA item Two copies of completed Application for Tax Paid Transfer and Registration Form...[ Read More ]