I was looking at getting a .22LR 44/45 Ruger pistol and thought it might be nice to get a threaded one and maybe suppressor too. That was until I did the math!!!!
Suppressor - starting around $200
Pay BATFE - $200
Class III FFL transfer for the silencer only? $??
Then of course if my husband wants to shoot with it too then we need to set up a trust to register the suppressor under.
The pistol itself was only going to cost about $360. And that's a lot higher in price than where I was originally looking for a first time/beginner pistol anyway. The whole thing really put me off a bit.
So if a suppressor is out, maybe I should re-evaluate the pistol - and I was soooo close to "pulling the trigger" ha ha.