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    Suppressor question.

    Is it legal to cut a suppressor to shorten it?

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    The answer is fuzzy. Are we talking about a form 1 can, or a store-bought can? For some reason, Legally, you have to have a SOT to work on a can...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Starvingboy View Post
    The answer is fuzzy. Are we talking about a form 1 can, or a store-bought can? For some reason, Legally, you have to have a SOT to work on a can...
    I want to send it to CTSR and have it modified. I have it on an F4 Bowers CAC 9.

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    Yes, a SOT can shorten a can.

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    Not commenting in regards to the question of making it shorter. Any licensed gunsmith can repair any firearm including NFA, whether they have paid the SOT or not.
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    Done deal.

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    You can do it and update the form by sending a letter stating the new length.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDG View Post
    Is it legal to cut a suppressor to shorten it?
    No, this was covered in the Silencer FAQ BATFE posted on 04/17/2008. The only exception was a repair which required re-threading on good metal.
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