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Is it really possible to make an improvised suppressor? With like a cola can or water bottle? If so is it legal?
 

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No it is not legal. It is possible to improvise one, but a water bottle or soda can ain't gonna take that abuse. And your don't want to go to jail over a water bottle or soda can.

A little paperwork, 200 dollar tax stamp, plus purchase price, is a very small price to pay compared to the consequences.
 

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What trip said is pretty much it. It's possible you wouldn't get caught with a felonius device. It's possible you wouldn't ever drop the soap in prison. It's possible you could find someone to sell you a gun after you get out. Etc.
 

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I was jc. I'm looking to buy a gun with a threaded barrel. I just didn't know if an improvised suppressor was legal hence the OP. Now I know.
 

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potentialglock said:
Do I need a special license to purchase a suppressor for a. 22 rifle?
No. Just an extra $200. And be able to pass a federal back ground check. And you have to wait 6 months for it all to go through.
 

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Yep that's all it takes. Same with full auto guns as long as they are post 65.
pre 86 and registered with the BATF.

And yes, as overkill stated you want to make sure it's legal in your state.
 

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trip286 said:
pre 86 and registered with the BATF.

And yes, as overkill stated you want to make sure it's legal in your state.
Dang. What a brain fart. I dont know what I was doing. Lol
 

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Op-you get the tax stamp and you can spemd like $75 for an adapter that will let you use oil filters for a supressor. They actually work well. There again they have to be legal in your home state
 

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Op-you get the tax stamp and you can spemd like $75 for an adapter that will let you use oil filters for a supressor. They actually work well. There again they have to be legal in your home state
I have seen these. Can't aim but they work.
 

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I have seen these. Can't aim but they work.
You can to aim-use a small riding lawn mower filter. You can't really aim w a bottle neither but alot of people still kill things like that.
 

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Marlinman said:
You can to aim-use a small riding lawn mower filter. You can't really aim w a bottle neither but alot of people still kill things like that.
Will the mower filter work with bigger calibers?
 

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and dont forget the 6 month + wait ;)
If you are lucky. I waited 7 months and they lost my paperwork. Returned the check and I had to re- submit all the stuff. now I am back to waiting probably for another 7 months. They said mine would go to the top of the pile and they expect me to believe that.:mad:
 
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