Silencers for every need and budget
Silencer Central is home to over 100 different suppressors, including everything from silencer for sporting carbines to high powered hunting rifles! Come take a look around and see why we’re America’s #1 silencer dealer. You won’t find an easier all-in-one shop anywhere. Pick out a silencer, and we’ll help you set up a free NFA gun trust, and navigate the paperwork.
.22LR suppressors are legal in 42/50 states (and Silencer Central is licensed in each of them). Only California, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Delaware, Hawaii, and Washington D.C. ban individual silencer ownership.
Check out our state-by-state guide on silencer ownership for more information on the regulations in your state. Rest assured that Silencer Central will be here to help you navigate them all.
Speaking of location, traveling with your suppressor is also easier than you might think. Unlike other NFA items, you are not required to notify the ATF when you travel or relocate.
Are you worried about having to navigate a pile of paperwork and other chores in order to get a silencer? That’s where we come in. We do the paperwork for you and are the only silencer dealer in the nation that will ship the product directly to your door. No other dealer handles the process from start to finish.
There are a lot of factors that affect 22lr suppressor’s dB testing at any given time, so this is a surprisingly challenging question to answer. A gunshot’s volume, measured in decibels, or “dB”, depends on the weight, caliber, and speed of the bullet, the length of the barrel, and how fast the gunpowder is burning.
No two gunshots will even sound exactly the same, even from the same gun. Sound measurement can be changed by something as innocuous as temperature or humidity.
That being said, we do have a few favorite 22lr suppressors that we’ve picked out. The AAC Element offers a fantastic 41bD reduction potential, which makes it almost as quiet as a Red Ryder BB gun. The BANISH 22 offers a similar reduction potential, while the integrally suppressed Ruger 10/22 by Yankee Hill Machine offers a great 30dB reduction potential.
How quiet a silenced 22lr is, depends on the silencer being used. Generally, you can expect to get 20-36 dBs of sound reduction with a silencer. This will usually bring you down below OSHA’s recommended safe relative sound pressure level of 140 dB.
Even notoriously loud machines, like your Walther p22, .22lr pistol and a Ruger 10/22 .22lr rifle, can be brought down into the safe zone with a silencer.
A silenced 22lr will not be whisper quiet like in the Hollywood movies. But you can get it pretty close if you couple a silencer with subsonic ammo.
Yes. All silencers and short-barreled rifles require the purchase of a $200 Federal Tax Stamp. With Silencer Central, the process is painless. First, you select your silencer. Then, we do the paperwork for you and manage the entire buying process, letting you pay for your suppressor installments.
We also set you up with a free NFA Gun Trust that allows both you, and others, like your hunting buddies, or spouse, to use your silencer. After that, we ship it right to your door.