Yes, If you live in one of the 42 + states that legally allow silencers, then you can own one. In fact, most of these states allow you to hunt with them also.

You may legally own a silencer in AL, AR, AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV and WY.

No. Many people mistakenly believe they need a “Class 3” license to own a silencer, but this is not true. Although you do have to pay for a “tax stamp” when you first buy a suppressor, there are no ongoing fees or licenses.

No. You do not give up any rights when you purchase a silencer.

Yes, you can move your silencer from one gun to another as long as the silencer is built to accommodate the gun you are putting it on.

Yes, as long as your silencer was built to accommodate the calibers you are using. Check your owner’s manual for details.

No. Both terms denote the same thing, but “silencer” is a legal term, whereas “suppressor” is the more technically accurate term (since silencers don’t actually silence firearms; rather, they suppress the sound).

It will depend on the firearm and the suppressor, but in most cases the suppressed firearm will be hearing safe, which is under 140 decibels.

It will depend on the firearm and the suppressor, but the two most popular methods are direct thread and the use of a quick disconnect device (QD).

This can vary depending on several factors, but in general it is between three to nine months.