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This is an add that popped up on my FB feed. If this isn't an advertisement for a suppressor disguised as something else, I'll eat my hat. That said, I'm intrigued. This looks like it's marketed as a fuel filter, with an end cap that has to be drilled to size before it 'becomes' a suppressor. Similar to 80% lowers. But, I'd like an expert opinion, since my metal knowledge isn't what I would call up to snuff.

Are these legit?
If so, are these good quality constructs?
If so, should I buy ten of these at that price?

 

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Sure looks like a suppressor to me and without the paperwork, a felony if you possess it.
 

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The ad was possibly placed by the ATF.
 

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Is it a felony for simply possessing it, or for the use of it?
Possession of the materials to make the suppressor without the proper form lands you in deep doo-doo.
 

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Makes you wonder WHY they're advertising on places like FB and getting a pass.
Busting free-thinking Americans is on both FB and ATF's agenda. ;)
 

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Reminds me of the old Oil filter suppressors adapters that ATF cracked down on .
This is the same thing, except in a different package. They're called solvent traps. If you read the ads [and they are legit] they talk about using them as a filter to be used on automobiles. There are similar filters that are threaded the same, so they can call it what they want.

Owning one, or owning the components required to convert one into a suppressor is not illegal, as long as it remains unmodified. If a hole is drilled thru it, then it becomes a suppressor, and without the proper ATF tax stamp it is illegal.
Every American has the legal right to build whatever guns or gun parts they want, as long as all of the correct paperwork is done [some states heavily restrict those rights]. It's much easier to buy one, put a serial number on it, send in the Form 4, and wait for your tax stamp. Once you have that in hand you can drill it out and have a legally owned, and legitimate Suppressor. And the cost to you will be roughly $220. Compare that to $400-1200 for a commercially made Suppressor, plus the tax stamp, and these little gems make sense, if you're looking for a basic suppressor.
 
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