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  • AMTAC CQBm Suppressor Review

    AMTAC Suppressors is releasing their new Mantis line of silencers, three of which feature their signature over-barrel design, with a new monocore system that focuses on overall signature reduction and capable of handling magnum rifle calibers.

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  • AMTAC CQBm Suppressor Review

    AMTAC Suppressors improved on one of the most annoying problems with silencers… screwing a can onto the end of your barrel adds length to the firearm. With AMTAC’s over-barrel suppressor design part of the silencer extends aft over the barrel.

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  • Short And Sweet – Guns And Ammo

    The other major advantage of AMTAC’s over-the-barrel design — reduced overall length — needs no introduction. Traditional suppressors add a significant amount of length to a firearm, reducing maneuverability and throwing off the balance. They can make a previously sleek firearm positively cumbersome. Adding only 3.7 inches (the typical muzzle-forward length of an AMTAC suppressor) ... Read More Here »

  • AMTAC Fire Ant Suppressor Review – The Firearm Blog

    The AMTAC Fire Ant is a direct thread suppressor designed for rimfire rifles and pistols. The Fire Ant is made of stainless steel and can handle the following calibers: .22LR, .17 WSM, .17 HMR, .22 MAG, .22WMR, .22 Hornet, and 5.7 x 28.

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  • Suppressors For First Time Buyers

    Tactical Retailer

    Consumers are realizing that the $200 tac stamp fee is not the premium it once was considering the benefits that suppressors offer shooters. Once customers realize that the process is not that complex and more of an impatient wait, statistically those customers continue to buy additional suppressors.

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  • The AMTAC Fire Ant Suppressor Is Impressively Quiet

    Feast your eyes on the AMTAC Fire Ant — a new suppressor built for both rimfire handguns and rifles. Designed for rimfire handguns and rifles, the all-new AMTAC Fire Ant suppressor achieves up to 36dB noise reduction.

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  • AMTAC Suppressors New Suppressor for Rimfire Handguns and Rifles


    AMTAC Suppressors announced the release of its latest suppressor designed for rimfire-caliber handguns and rifles, the Fire Ant. The new firearms silencer boasts up to 36dB noise reduction making it one of the quietest rimfire suppressors on the market.

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  • New From AMTAC Suppressors: Fire Ant

    When I first moved to Austin, I pulled my SUV by the side of the road to take a call. Wearing sandals. At some point I looked down and saw a platoon of ants crawling across my toes. I started sweeping them away. Fire Ant by name, fire ant by nature.

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  • 2017’s New Suppressor Lineup Is Insanely Versatile

    Like other AMTAC designs, the Hornet is a reflex design where the suppressor fits over and around the barrel and gas is discharged inside the can to the front and rear of the muzzle. This design allows for significant volume but does not add much length the barrel—only 4 inches despite the Hornet’s overall length ... Read More Here »

  • Hot New Suppressors for 2017

    Tactical Retailer

    AMTAC’s over-the-barrel suppressors were featured prominently on a number of manufacturers rifles, including JP Rifles. The primary advantage of the over-the-barrel mounting is an increase in overall volume of the suppressor, which drastically improves suppression.

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  • The Hornet: AMTAC’s 9mm Pistol Caliber Carbine Suppressor

    Then came time for durability testing. JP Rifles built a full-auto version of their GMR-13 carbine as a test platform for the Hornet. With our new toy in hand, our R&D team headed out to the test range with 20,000 rounds of ammo and came back with nothing but smiles and buckets of brass.

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  • AMTAC Suppressors Shortens the Rifle Silencer Market

    Tactical Retailer

    Before firing the first shot, I noticed a big difference in feel and handling. The over-barrel design not only shortens the overall rifle package, it redistributes the weight as well. A good chunk of the one and a quarter-pound weight is behind the muzzle, so the rifle handles similarly to a non-suppressed configuration. Not having ... Read More Here »

  • AMTAC Announces Military & Law Enforcement Discount Program


    Salt Lake City-based AMTAC Suppressors, the industry’s leading over-barrel suppressor manufacturer, today launched their Military & Law Enforcement Discount program designed to give back to military, police, and other first responders.

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  • How a Suppressor Company was Born

    A few years ago, Tony Barney was bitten by the suppressor bug. “I walked into a local shop” he says, “chose a new can, paid, sent $200 to Uncle Sam, and waited. Nine months later when the new suppressor arrived, I was severely disappointed.”

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  • Quiet Your Gun with an AMTAC Suppressor

    Suppressors can add significant length to a firearm, compromise balance and cause fairly significant point-of-impact shifts downrange. Utah-based AMTAC is a relatively new player in the suppressor market, but the company set out to specifically address what it saw as shortcomings of other products on the market. Read More Here »
  • AMTAC Supperssors at Big3 East

    Gun News Weekly LIVE: AMTAC Supperssors at Big 3 East. Greg and Adam of AMTAC Suppressors sat down with the guys at GNW to talk about the innovations AMTAC is bringing to the suppressor industry. Read More Here »
  • The Best 20 Next-Gen Gun Silencers For 2016

    Rounding up the best new sound suppressors hitting the market for pistols, rifles and shotguns. AMTAC is a new player to the suppressor business but brings with it lots of experience in precision machining. Most AMTAC suppressors use a reflex design where the suppressor fits over and around the barrel... Read More Here »
  • CMR-30 Suppressed by AMTAC Suppressors

    AMTAC makes an over the barrel suppressor. Similar in basic concept as the OSS suppressors only the AMTAC cans have a traditional baffle system. Over the barrel suppressors allow the user to maintain their rifle length barrels without adding significant weight to the end of the muzzle. Their suppressors only extend 3.5″ past the muzzle. Read More Here »
  • AMTAC’s Over the Barrel Suppressors

    In all the hub-ub of SHOT Show, the small company AMTAC slipped through the cracks with an over the barrel line of suppressors. AMTAC’s line of suppresors, minus only a single model (the “SBR”) are designed to reduce the overall length of a weapon system by moving some suppressor volume to behind the threads (or... Read More Here »
  • AMTAC Suppressors Over-barrel Silencers – SHOT Show 2016

    Adam from AMTAC Suppressors shows us their unique rifle suppressors that slide over the barrel, instead of just screwing on to the end (although they make a few of those also). Really cool stuff… Read More Here »
  • Top New Silencers from SHOT Show 2016

    This high-tech shop primarily makes over-barrel suppressors. That means that most of the suppressor body slips over the rifle’s barrel. The result is that the suppressor only adds about 3.7 inches to the length of the rifle. Read More Here »

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