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Best .22 Suppressor Choices To Mute Your Plinker (2022)

Updated 11/01/2022

Get a handle on your rimfire’s report with these top .22 suppressor options.

What are the best .22 suppressor options:

Shooting suppressed is a daunting proposition, which is why many interested parties shy away from getting a handle on their gun’s report. Initially, it’s the intimate relationship via paperwork you kindle with the Federal Government, suppressors being an NFA device, that turn off potential buyers. Then it’s the cost. Cans themselves run a pretty penny, on top of that Uncle Sam takes his cut (again, thanks NFA).

It all seems a bit much, even for those highly motivated to protect their hearing or maintain the peace while on the hunt. Luckily, there is a fairly cost-effective way to test the waters, to see if suppressors are your bag. Rimfire, in particular, .22 suppressor options abound and are generally quite a bit more affordable than their centerfire cousins. Besides, given the effectiveness of the small-bore cans, few calibers are more fun to suppress. A good suppressor, you almost get into tranquil territory with a .22.

Finding The Best .22 Suppressor

Inevitably the question is raised, what makes a good suppressor? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer, given – like guns themselves – it’s highly subjective. It comes down to what you want out of a can. For some, that means the utmost suppression, no matter a device’s size. Others, it’s noise reduction enough to cut it, without interfering with the manageability of a firearm.

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In general, some common considerations should be taken into account to ensure you get what you want, including:

  • Cost: Given you’ll have a steep tax bill in addition to costs, be certain you can afford what you want.
  • Suppression: Noise reduction is the whole reason why you’re making the investment.
  • Durability: It’s not worth the money if it poops out on you after a few hundred rounds.
  • Maintenance: Rimfires are dirty, you want something that cleans up easily.
  • Manageable: You want something that isn’t going to put the operation of your gun completely out of whack.

Ultimately, you’ll have to decide what the tradeoffs are when making your final decision. But hopefully, we can clear the air a bit on what the top options are today. Built rock solid, able to make a report nearly non-existent and generally in most shooters price range, these rimfire and .22 suppressor options are among the best. And, perhaps, one is the right choice for you.

.22 Suppressor Options

ODIN Works NAV 22

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Modularity, it’s been a boon for both pistols and rifles, why wouldn’t the same hold true for quietmakers? ODIN Works sees it this way, so for its very first venture into the .22 suppressor market whipped up a can equally quiet and versatile. Tubeless, the six-baffle Nav 22 ranges in size from 6.5 to less than 2 inches, conforming to any circumstances you might encounter. Not to mention, it’s a snap to clean as well.

Full-sized, the Nav 22 is no slouch in putting a lid on your rimfire, reducing a .22 LR rifle to around 113 dB and a pistol to 119 dB. As you might well imagine, the fewer baffles, the less suppression, but you gain a more nimbleness in your gun if that’s your goal. Though, full strength it’s not as if the can bogs you down, with the aircraft-grade aluminum/stainless steel suppressor tipping the scales at a mere 4 ounces. Knock it down to size, the Nav 22 is only 2.3 ounces.

Mercifully, ODIN Works has included ample wrench real estate on the end cap to get the suppressor on and off your gun. As expected, it has a standard ½-28 tread pattern, making the can compatible with nearly any rimfire. Additionally, the Nav 22 is available in two colors—sand and black—if matching the finish of your gun is a must.

ODIN Works NAV 22
Weight: 4 oz fully assembled, 2.3 oz smallest configuration
Length: 6.5″ fully assembled
Diameter: 1.5″
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Aluminum
MSRP: $349

Rex Silentium MG22 Extreme Duty

MG22 EXTREME DUTY 22 Suppressor

Face it, for all their benefits, suppressors aren’t the cheapest firearms accessories to get into. Unit cost is just the tip of the iceberg, the dreaded tax stamp—a steady $200—is also part of the equation. Given that’s not changing any time soon, an affordable can is well worth a look—especially if you’re dipping your toe into the muzzle device for the first time.

Rex Silentium delivers on this its relatively affordable MG22 Extreme Duty Suppressor. If the .22 suppressor’s daily economical price isn’t enough, well it’s modular too. Honestly, it’s a great deal, particularly since it stands its ground—fully configurable—with most other options on the market. You can expect the suppressor to knock down a rifle to around 116 dB, which is right on the money.

In all, you can set up the Extreme Duty in 9 lengths, tuning it to both the weight and suppression needs for a particular task. To boot, the can is constructed of hardened stainless steel, bringing a measure of durability to the package. Heck, Rex Silentium boasts you don’t have to clean it–an offer most rimfire shooters should take a pass on.

Rex Silentium MG22 Extreme Duty
Weight: 17 oz fully assembled
Length: 6.5 inches fully assembled, each baffle is approximately 0.47″ inch
Diameter: N/A
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel
MSRP: $390

OSS RAD 22

22 Suppressor OSS

Sometimes it’s worth sticking to the tried-and-true; on other occasions, it pays off to break from the herd. OSS has gone the latter route with its newest .22 suppressor—the RAD 22. The company has wandered from the norm with its baffle design, which is uniquely contoured to more efficiently reduce noise. How what the company calls “Flow Baffles” do so is a radial groove on the exterior of the components that push expanding gases away from the bore line and the shooter. It does a solid job, cutting down standard .22 ammo report to the 115-119 dB range, depending on barrel length. As an added benefit, the RAD 22 tends to stay a bit cleaner than many other options.

A rugged option, the RAD 22 is fully-auto rated and boasts a titanium tube and 17-4 heat-treated stainless steel baffles. It’s also fairly slim, measuring 1.08-inch in diameter and only adds 5.6-inches of length to a firearm. A down point, it is a tad heavy for its class, tipping the scales at 6.3 ounces. But for what the unit offer that’s not a deal-breaker.

OSS RAD 22
Weight: 6.3 oz
Length: 5.6″
Diameter: 1.08″
Finish: Cerakote
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Titanium
MSRP: $489

Q Erector

22 Suppressor Erector

It’s nice to have options. The Q Erector gives you plenty of them. A modular and tubeless suppressor, the device gives you nearly endless configurations to match your application. Need a little something to take the edge off your pistol, slap on one baffle. Stealthiness at a premium out hunting, go the whole hog and screw together the entire stack. The sky—and the 10 baffles—are the limit.

Simple as it is versatile, the Erector comes apart easily for maintenance and modification on the fly. Given it’s tubeless, you also don’t have a ton of parts to deal with. Outside baffles, you only have to keep track of end caps, which streamlines things considerably.

Fully assembled, the Erector is an afterthought, weighing in at 2.6 ounces. You heard that right. Much of this is thanks to the ample use of aluminum; only the blast baffle is stainless steel. Flexible and effective, Q has come up among the most versatile rimfire suppressors around.

Q Erector
Weight: 2.6oz
Length: 7.6″
Diameter: 1.0″
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Aluminum
MSRP: $450

Thunder Beast Model 22 Take Down

22 Suppressor Thunder

Thunder Beast’s 22S-1 was a solid can, but posed its problems. In particular, it was sealed, which made the suppressor a regular pain in the neck to clean. And rest assured, all .22 suppressors need cleaning. Thankfully, the company has resolved this issue with its Model 22 Take Down suppressor.

As its name suggests, it’s user-serviceable, allowing you to disassemble the entire baffle stack to get every smug of carbon out. At the same tick, it produces the ear-pleasing results of its predecessor, knocking most .22’s reports down around the 115 dB neighborhood. Plenty good enough to keep your hearing healthy, especially with a layer of protection.

Solidly built from titanium and stainless steel, and Cerakote finished, the fully-auto rated device is more than ready for field-level abuse. It’s also unobtrusive, at 5.9 ounces, 5.6 inches in length and 1 inch in diameter. Best of all, the Model 22 Take Down falls on the affordable side of rimfire suppressors, making it an excellent choice for newbies or the budget-conscious.

Thunder Beast Model 22 Take Down
Weight: 5.9oz
Length: 5.6″
Diameter: 1.0″
Finish: High Temperature Cerakote
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Titanium
MSRP: $425

Tactical Innovations TAC65

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Long in the tooth, the TAC65 continues to wow shooters with its price point and performance. Economical compared to other .22 suppressors, the device does not skimp when it comes to noise reduction, functionality and ease of maintenance. To the meat and potatoes of the six two-stage K baffle suppressor, it cuts the report of a .22LR an average of 38.5dB. In most cases, this means both pistol and rifle noise is reduced to the level where, with hearing protection, it’s nearly unnoticeable.

Slime and light, the aluminum suppressor is nearly unobtrusive on most firearms. This is a bit of an overstatement – of course, you’ll know there’s a 5-inch tube protruding from the muzzle of your gun. Yet, at 4.1 ounces it does little to tip even compact .22s out of balance. Furthermore, its 1.085-inch diameter, it’s low enough most guns’ factory sights remain usable. Completely user-serviceable, the TAC65 can go years and hundreds of rounds before it requires factory support.

TAC65 Specs
Weight: 4.1oz
Length: 5.9″
Diameter: 1.085″
Finish: Matte Black
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Aluminum
MSRP: $250

AAC Halcyon

AAC Halcyon
Nothing less than a top performance is expected with an Advanced Armaments Corp. can, and the Halcyon doesn’t fall short. Built to brick outhouse specs, the device is full-auto rated for .22 LR, and in semi-auto can handle hard-hitting .17HMR, .22 Mag and 5.7x28mm as well.

Much of the magic is in the suppressor’s materials. A titanium tube and shielded titatnium K baffles not only make the Halcyon impervious to rough handling, but also do a heck of a job on a gun’s report. On average, expect around 42dB of noise reduction – among the top performers on this list.

Despite heftier construction, AAC still cooked up a very manageable .22 suppressor, made even better by its modularity. The unit is capable of being used in either full or compact configurations, weighing either 4.5 ounces or 6.4 ounces, respectively. It has a 1-inch diameter tube and a length of either 3.41 or 5.8 inches.

ACC Halcyon Specs
Weight: 4.5/6.4 oz
Length: 3.41/5.8″
Diameter: 1.0″
Finish: Black PVD
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: 17-4PH T6 Titanium
MSRP: $449.95

SilencerCo 22 Sparrow

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Simple and quiet, who can argue with that? Not most .22 shooters who turn to
SilencerCo’s expert design and nearly flawless manufacturing of the Sparrow suppressor. Constructed of stainless steel, the rugged rimfire can is a jack-of-all-trades, reducing the sound signature of every small fry – rimfire or otherwise. Rated up to FN 5.7x28mm, the suppressor can knock down a .22LR’s report to a relatively inconspicuous 112dB.

The 5-inch long Sparrow cuts a low profile, only a little over an inch in diameter. In turn, the .22 suppressor is a mount-and-shoot affair for most guns, not requiring high-rise sights to get on target. Slim as it is, the can trails its compatriots in one respect – weight. At 6.6 ounces, it is among the heavier options out there – a price is paid for sturdy materials. Yet, once mounted and a shooter acclimated, it shouldn’t prove overwhelming.

Easy to maintain, the Sparrow is a bit different than other .22 option. A monolithic core is reached by separating two half-tubes. Different and requiring some study, nevertheless it’s not the riddle of the Sphinx.

SilencerCo Sparrow Specs
Weight: 6.5oz
Length: 5.08″
Diameter: 1.06″
Finish: Black Oxide
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Titanium
MSRP: $352


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Dead Air Armament Mask-HD

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The Mask-HD isn’t exactly a budget .22 suppressor. Yet, for the engineering and materials in the can you’d expect to pay twice the price. Optimized baffles, titanium, stainless steel, Dead Air Armament went the whole nine yards to produce arguably one of the best high-performance values out there.

While there are many intriguing points, the most eye-catching is the suppressor’s efficient K-baffle design. Called a “compressed-K” configuration, the stack is designed to keep all fouling – carbon and otherwise – in the eight baffles themselves. Anyone who’s broken down a rimfire suppressor already knows the advantage, cutting down routine maintenance to a fraction of the time of comparable options. The heavy-duty materials also do a number on a gun’s report, toning it down to around 115dB, depending on the round fired.

Again, stainless steel baffles mean the Mask-HD tips the scales a bit more than some, weighing in at 6.6 ounces. However, at 5.1 inches in length and 1 inch in diameter, it is slender and dexterous. As far as high-end rimfire suppressors go, the Mask-HD hushes up most of its competition.

Dead Air Mask Specs
Weight: 6.6oz
Length: 5.1″
Diameter: 1.07″
Finish: Cerekote
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Titanium
MSRP: $469

SIG Sauer SRD22X

SIG-22-Suppressor
A relatively new player in suppressors, SIG Sauer nonetheless has already left its mark on the market. Case in point, the SRD22X. The multi-caliber suppressor is made field tough and makes the likes of .22LR spooky quite.

A titanium tube and stainless steel baffles are at the heart of the matter. In addition to standing up to the most rigorous use, the combination of materials can quiet most .22 rounds down to 110dB. That’s tranquil in terms of gunfire.

Despite the denser baffle material, the SRD22X remains relatively light, right around 5 ounces. This is due to SIG milling the stack extraordinarily thin to remove excess material. A sealed M baffle design, the stack catch much of the muck that comes out of the end of a rimfire, making clean up a cinch. A hair longer than many .22 suppressor options – 5.8 inches – the device is still slim and won’t interfere with a sighting system – pistol or rifle. At the expensive end, the SRD22X more than gives you your money’s worth.

SIG SRD22X Specs
Weight: 5.2oz
Length: 5.8″
Diameter: 1.0″
Finish: Black Anodized
Mount: 1/2-28 TPI
Materials: Stainless Steel & Titanium
MSRP: $480


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Hardware Talk: Dillon Wrench Rack Set

Hardware Talk: Dillon Wrench Rack Set
The Dillon wrench kit comes complete: All you have to do is assemble it onto your press. They are press-specific, so make sure you get the correct one.

Do you ever say to yourself you’ve had enough? More specifically, have you had enough with the litter of tools on your loading bench?

I have.

I’m regularly swapping toolheads to change calibers on my presses as I test this or that, trying something new or swapping calibers. I tried to keep the Allen wrenches for those adjustments in a plastic box, but they always ended up on the bench.

And then, where on the bench were they? Mumble … mumble … mutter.

I finally had enough, so when I saw the wrench rack from Dillon, I knew my 550 and 750 were each going to get a set. The rack is simple: It’s a heavy-gauge stamping that you bolt to the top back of your strong mount, behind your press. You don’t use a strong mount? We’re going to have to talk about that in the next issue.

Dillon has it all covered. You bolt the plate by means of the rear bolts on your press/strong mount setup. The kit comes with the Allen wrench sizes you need to work on your press, plus a die ring wrench as well. They all slide right into their reserved spots. And, just to make it even easier, Dillon includes a strip of label, with the sizes already printed on it, and they’re spaced to line up with the spot for each of them.

Dillon-Wrench-Rack
The Dillon wrench kit bolts into your strong mount, on the back of your Dillon press. Once there, it’s in easy reach to put each one back when done.

Hot tip: Install the label before you bolt on the plate to save yourself the stretching and reaching to get the label in place after you’ve bolted things together.

Wait, there’s more. The wrenches come with the angle to the short leg of each one pre-dipped in vinyl, so you have a good grip and can see the wrench clearly when you go to pluck it out of the rack. As an extra bonus, the working end is a ball-end wrench tip, so you can spin the wrench even when you approach the screw you’re tightening from an angle.

Of course, gear doesn’t come cheap. The kit runs $46 from Dillon.

“Ouch,” you say?

You can buy the wrenches for a buck each. Yes, you can. But then you’ll still have them scattered on your loading bench or in a box you have to find. Once you lose one or use it someplace else and leave it there, you’ll buy another. And another. You’ll end up with three, four or five sets of them scattered to the winds.

With the Dillon kit, you have a place for them. And the Dillon blue vinyl coating lets you know “This is a loading room wrench; I have to get it back there.”

I’m not saying you need to go full-on Marie Kondo on your loading room, bench and components storage, but keeping the tools that get things properly adjusted is a smart thing to do. And when you can make a change by simply grabbing the handy wrench and put it back right where it was, your loading process will be less distracted, more focused and more productive.

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the April 2024 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine.


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Practice Or Panic: Team Tactic Basics For Couples And Families

Practice Or Panic: Team Tactic Basics For Couples And Families

If you and your loved ones expect to keep cool in an emergency, you need to practice team tactics.

When most think of team tactics, they envision highly trained Delta Force operatives—or a SWAT team—breaching a door and conducting a dynamic entry. That’s a good example of team tactics in action … but few of us will ever participate in an activity like that.

However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t develop your team tactics. Well, unless you’re a hermit who has no friends and has moved to the mountains to live alone and write a manifesto. Most normal humans have other humans they often hang with, whether they’re their good friend, a spouse or children.

I’ve had some team tactics training. As a soldier, and back in my badge-wearing days, it was part of the curriculum. I’ve also attended a team tactics course at Gunsite Academy that focused on civilian teams, like a husband and a wife. Recently, I also did some work helping Benghazi survivor and master firearms instructor David “Boon” Benton, who was portrayed in the movie 13 Hours, train our local SWAT team.

Gunsite-course
You’ll learn tactical theory at a team tactics class, but most learning occurs during after action reviews following tactical simulations.

Regardless of the group or situation, there are two things that team operations—whether they involve a six- or two-man team—have in common: A tactically proficient and successful team must have a plan, and they must have good communication.

Determine Your Team

If you’re a loner, you’re your own team (and hopefully someday you’ll find another human who finds you moderately tolerable). For the rest of us who are at least semi-normal, we’ll have a good friend and/or a significant other with whom we’re commonly around. This is your team, and it might also include children.

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A good civilian team tactics course will address common situations like you might experience around vehicles and in parking lots.

Each team member should also have a job. These jobs could be as simple as following your mother, calling 911 or holding on to the hands of your siblings. A job for a team member could be as simple as being armed and making sure an emergency first aid kit is present and accessible, and all team members should be responsible for not forgetting to have their cell phone with them.

This doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it’s best when kept simple and generic, and don’t put excessive responsibility on the backs of untrained or juvenile team members. However, every team member should know what the job of the other team members are. At a minimum, this tells them who to look to for guidance, and if capable, others know what each team member is responsible for and then they can assume that role if necessary.

training-home-house
A team tactics course isn’t a shooting course. It’s primarily a course to teach you and your partner how to work—stay alive—together.

In fact, establishing a team chain of command is important. If you’re identified as the team leader, but your wife and kids are out without you, generally your wife would assume that role. This means one of the kids—if capable and of a responsible age—can assume the duties of your wife. This goes a long way toward answering the question, “Dad’s not here. What now?”

Have A Plan

It’s impossible to develop a comprehensive plan for every situation that might develop. However, you can institute operating guidelines for common tasks that might occur. These are established tactical responses, predetermined to deal with things that have a high probability of happening.

Dealing with doors is a perfect example.

During one team tactics course, my partner and I were presented with various reality-based scenarios we had to react to. This was during force-on-force exercises where all the participants were armed with handguns that fired Simunitions. During the prior day while under the guidance of an instructor, my partner and I were given an opportunity to establish some operating guidelines: make a plan.

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Don’t go to team tactics course planning to learn how to shoot or to run your gun. You need to know that before you get there.

One of our plans was how we’d deal with opening closed doors that led into the unknown. Just before the Simunition training began, I told my partner we should deal with every door just as we had decided during the previous day. This worked well and eliminated unnecessary communication and possible confusion. When we approached a closed door that we had to go through, each of us knew—without a word—what we were supposed to do.

This same concept can apply to a lot of situations.

Let’s say you want to establish a plan to tactically exit a location by vehicle. In this instance, you could identify the person who will drive, where each team member shall sit and how to access the vehicle depending on the direction of approach and even the direction of the potential threat. Sure, when the time comes to implement the plan there may be extenuating circumstances—the pre-identified driver might be injured—but you can plan for that as well: If team member A is injured, then team member C will drive.

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What do you do if your partner gets hurt? You should have a plan for that.

If you have children, it’s very important to include them in these plans. It’s also important to dry run the plan to make sure everyone is on the same page. If you have an infant, who is going to carry him or her? It could be your wife or an older sibling. If you’re planning a response to a home invasion or burglar, the kids need to know what to do when the alarm sounds.

You should also always have at least one contingency; if you cannot do plan A, execute plan B. Similarly, you should also have a rendezvous point established outside the home, and you should also do the same for commonly trafficked locations such as malls or shopping centers.

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Instructors at a team tactics course not only evaluate your tactics, but they also critique and help you learn to communicate with your partner.

Communication

More than anything else, communication is the most important aspect of team tactics.

Let’s say, for example, you and your wife are engaged in a gunfight and you either need to reload, have a stoppage or maybe you dropped your gun. Your wife needs to know about this while it’s happening; she needs to know why you aren’t shooting or why you’re hiding behind the car. And she needs to be made aware of this without having to watch you or look to see what you’re doing.

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How will you and your partner handle a corner like this? You need to know beforehand, and that’s part of planning.

Screaming, “I’m reloading!” or “I’ve lost my gun!” takes too many words and might not be a good idea. Establish simple and direct communications for potential issues ahead of time. You could simply yell out, “Working!” and your wife would know you’re temporarily unavailable. To let her know the problem has been solved, your communication could be as simple as “Up!”

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You and your partner should know how to solve simple tactical problems with minimal communication.

Talking while shooting or while responding to a lethal encounter doesn’t come naturally. It’s something that needs to be practiced. Also, if you’re in a face-to-face encounter with a potential threat, having an action word that’ll key your partner in on an action you’re about to take is a good idea—kind of the opposite of a “safe” word, if you know what I mean. But in some situations, your communication can and should be non-verbal.

You should have hand signals that help convey actions or actives like to cover or watch, to move or maybe even run. Similarly, you should be able to convey the direction you want to move or the location of a potential threat. Think these communications through, keep them as simple as possible and limit them to the obvious. This isn’t a time to establish a new and comprehensive sign language; you simply want to be able to convey highly probable observations or instructions without words, as clearly and quickly as possible.

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Team tactics should be developed with your partner and include the weapon systems you’ll be using.

Go To School

The best way (of course) to learn team tactics is to take a class from a reputable school. But keep in mind that most team tactics courses aren’t shooting courses: Don’t expect to attend a team tactics class to learn how to shoot. In fact, many schools offering team tactics training have a training prerequisite so that they know you can shoot and handle a firearm safely before they’ll let you in the class. Yeah, you’ll do some shooting in a team tactics class, but you won’t learn to shoot in a team tactics class.

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Gun-handling skills should be learned before attending a team tactics course.

This might seem overly stringent, but it makes perfect sense. It takes about five, 8-hour days of training to go from a non-shooter to someone who is safe and reasonably competent with a defensive handgun. A basic team tactics course should be, at a minimum, 2 to 3 days long … and ideally 5 days. To learn to shoot and to learn team tactics could consume 2 weeks, and most of us can’t take 2 weeks off from life to do that. It’s just like with any other firearms discipline—you learn to shoot and then you learn the tactics.

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the April 2024 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine.


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New Guns And Gear March 2024

New Guns And Gear March 2024

Looking for a new iron or piece of kit to enhance the one you already own? Check out these 7 new bits of guns and gear to grow your firearms wish list.

The New Guns And Gear:

WOOX Titano

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Heirloom looks with state-of-the-art performance, the WOOX Titano stands out in competition stocks. Tailored for Benchrest and F-Class shooters, the stock boasts a stunning American walnut stock and an aircraft-grade aluminum chassis. With a 3-inch fore and wide barrel channel supporting up to 1.20-inch diameter barrels, it accommodates large fire tubes common to comp rifles. Furthermore, WOOX’s Suspense weight system allows you to precisely balance the system with six 2.5-ounce weights. The buttstock is fully adjustable for both the length of pull and cheek rise. Other notables include a smooth-bottom bag rider butt and Integrated thumb rests to enhance grip comfort.
MSRP: $999


Taylor’s & Company 1875 Outlaw Revolver

Taylors 1875
A collaboration with Uberti, Taylor’s & Company offers up a faithful reproduction of a classic Remington single-action, but with a modern twist—it’s chambered for 9mm. While no Old West outlaws pitch Parabellum, the modernization effort makes it easier on contemporary cowboys’ pocketbooks. Available in 7.5- and 5.5-inch barrel lengths, the 1875 Outlaw features smooth walnut grips, a forged blued steel frame, a rear frame notch and a fixed front blade sight. Also, the webbed ejector rod helps the wheelgun cut an unmistakable profile. It’s enough to make Frank James envious.
MSRP: $698


StopBox Chamber Lock

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New or old, it’s wise to stop the unauthorized use of a firearm. That’s where the Chamber Lock comes into play. At once, it keeps a firearm safe, yet at hand. Construct-ed from Type II hard-anodized 6061-T6 aluminum, it features a patented mechanical hand gesture code lock, ensuring intuitive use even in low-light or high-stress situations. The lock offers six configurable combinations, expandable to 16 with the Actuator Accessory Pack, although preset combinations are recommended for optimal security. Compatible with most AR-15s and shotguns.
MSRP: $150


MTM Case-Gard Bull Rifle Rest

MTM rifle rest
Dialing in a rifle is the key to a solid shooting platform. MTM Case-Gard provides just this with its affordable Bull Rifle Rest. With an adjustable length between 18.3 and 26 inches, it accommodates nearly any long-gun you shoulder. Additionally, the lightweight rest features slip-free rubber feet and a wide stance, for a wobble-free shooting base. And front elevation adjustments are easily made on the rest, thanks to a screw system allowing you to get a rifle or shotgun situated just right.
MSRP: $43


Mission First Tactical Leather Hybrid Holsters

MFT holster
What a looker! Too bad it’s meant to be kept under wraps. This Kydex and leather gem offers exact tolerances, secure retention and easy re-holstering. Plus, the hanger requires no break-in time compared to its traditional leather cousins. Versatile for AIWB, IWB or OWB use, it accommodates right- and left-hand positioning. Additionally, the American-made hybrids are red-dot compatible and have an audible “CLICK” when you re-holster.
MSRP: $70


Ruger Diamond Anniversary Limited Edition SR1911 Pistol

Ruger Diamond 1911
In celebration of its 75th year, Sturm, Ruger & Company presents its limited-edition 75th Anniversary Ruger SR1911. This iconic pistol features a finely detailed, laser-engraved slide and custom grip panels with intricate scrollwork. Ruger’s CNC-controlled machining ensures precision, while the classic 1911 fire control and positive barrel lockup enhance accuracy. You’ll have to act fast on these beauties, only 750 units are being produced in 2024, and each pistol bears the special R75 serial number prefix and ships in a marked case with two stainless-steel magazines.
MSRP: $1,800


Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep .32 Auto

Federal 32 Auto
In the day and age of deep carry, good ol’ .32 ACP is making a bit of a comeback. Federal Premium is supporting its renaissance with the introduction of Hydra-Shok Deep in the pocket caliber. Rigorous testing and stringent manufacturing processes ensure superb accuracy and consistent ballistic performance of this ammo. Furthermore, the notched copper jacket of the Hydra-Shok bullet ensures consistent controlled expansion and adequate stopping power trigger pull in and out.
MSRP: $35, box of 20

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the March 2024 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine.


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