Author Topic: Am i reading/hearing this right about muzzle breaks/shrouds  (Read 2384 times)

Offline 1shotwander

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 632
    • http://
Am i reading/hearing this right about muzzle breaks/shrouds
« on: February 07, 2009, 05:15:43 PM »
now correct me if i'm wrong. IN the USA its illegal to have a scilencer/subpressor with a background check and 200 dollars, but yet people can make them for airguns?  just under a different this me or what?
Big Cat 1200(.177)3-9x40 fine duplex scope, crosman premier hollow points (7.9gr)

Offline PeakChick

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2029
    • http://
Re: Am i reading/hearing this right about muzzle breaks/shrouds
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2009, 01:41:42 AM »
Any device that is designed to reduce the noise level of a firearm, or air gun that can be used on any barrel that it will fit and can be removed and used on another gun is illegal under U.S. BATF law. An individual can apply for and pay the fee for a BATF license for use of these devices. Please check local and federal regulation. Some air rifle manufacturers have designed moderarors and shrouds that are permanently attached and have been approved for import and or sale in the U.S. on an individual model basis. GTA Forum rules prohibit the discussion of the use, sale or manufacture of sound suppressing devices. Thank you.
The current stable, (arsenal, quiver?): BSA Lightning XL .177, BSA Sportsman HV .22, BSA Ultra .177, CZ634 .177, Daystate Harrier X .177, TAU 200 Senior .177, HW 97 .177, HW 50s .177, HW 30 .177, RWS 92 .177, Gamo 126 MC Super, Gamo Big Cat .177, AR2078A, QB78 .177, Quest 1000 .177, Beeman SS650 .177., Beeman P17 .177.

Those who do not learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat it.