FAQ – Questions & AnswersCategory: Suppressor FAQWhat is a faux suppressor?
Jared Colon asked 3 months ago
What is a faux suppressor?

4 Answers
Cruz Staff answered 3 months ago

A faux suppressor, also known as a fake suppressor or mock suppressor, is a barrel extension that is used to make a firearm look like it has a suppressor attached. Faux suppressors are generally made of metal and are often chrome-plated or blackened to match the finish of the host firearm. They are threaded onto the barrel of the gun in the same manner as a real suppressor and can be attached or detached without any tools.

Faux suppressors are popular with firearms enthusiasts who want to improve the appearance of their guns, but they have no practical purpose and offer no real benefits compared to a real suppressor. In addition, they can make firearms less safe by increasing the length of the muzzle and making it more difficult to control the gun in an emergency.

What is a faux suppressor?

Ivan Staff answered 3 months ago

A faux suppressor (sometimes called a fake suppressor, dummy suppressor, or replica suppressor) is a device that attaches to the barrel of a firearm to give the appearance of a real suppressor. It does not reduce the sound of the firing pin hitting the primer or muzzle blast.

Faux suppressors are commonly used on airsoft guns, paintball guns, and firearms replicas. They are also popular among gun enthusiasts who want the look of a suppressed firearm without having to go through the complicated and expensive process of obtaining a real suppressor.

What is a faux suppressor?

Lewis Staff answered 3 months ago

A faux suppressor (a.k.a. a “sound amplifier”) is an attachment that screws onto the barrel of a gun and is designed to amplify the sound of gunfire, making it louder. This attachment is not a suppressor and does not reduce or muffle the sound of gunfire in any way.

What is a faux suppressor?

Antony Staff answered 3 months ago

A faux suppressor is an attachment to a gun that looks like a suppressor but doesn’t silence the weapon. It’s often made of metal or plastic and can screw or clamp onto the barrel of a gun.

Because they don’t silence the weapon, faux suppressors are not subject to the same regulations as real suppressors. This means that anyone–even convicted felons–can buy and use them without having to go through a background check or register the weapon with the government. Faux suppressors have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more states have enacted laws regulating the use of real suppressors.

What is a faux suppressor?