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Dead Air Releases New .46 Caliber Suppressor: The Primal

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Reaching for the higher calibers, the Primal Suppressor by Dead Air has just been released. Designed for bigger bore firearms, it stays lightweight enough to be used on more than just Rifles. Capable of multiple mounting methods, it opens the door for more possibilities.

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For Immediate Release – Kamas, UT – The industry leader in firearms sound suppressors, Dead Air Armament is pleased to announce the addition of the .46 caliber, magnum rated Primal suppressor.

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The Primal is a multi-purpose .46 caliber “Rifle Centric” suppressor that is optimized for cartridges like the .458 Socom, 45-70, 450 Bushmaster, yet versatile enough to be effective on sub-caliber handguns. Rated to handle the extreme pressures produced by large magnums like the 338 Lapua, the Primal is tough and at 16.5 oz it’s not overly heavy. As a true multi-purpose suppressor, the Primal can accept the SD500 booster assembly making it usable as a handgun silencer and can be configured to mount with direct thread, KeyMo, Xeno, or 3-lug.

dead air primal ar15

The Primal is constructed with 17-4 Stainless Steel for a high strength to weight ratio, low maintenance, and stress free experience.  The Primal body is coated with a high heat cerakote with a mount / endcap that have a Nitride treatment for lifelong durability.

dead air primal handgun

“One challenge to creating a multi-purpose suppressor that does everything well, is the balance of weight, strength, and sound suppression.  We call the Primal “rifle centric” because the strength and weight balance is leaning towards rifle level performance but don't hesitate to put this on your favorite pistol.  This thing will eat up anything you throw at it”

Said Mike Pappas, Founder Dead Air Silencers

dead air primal


Caliber: .46
Length: 7.9”
Diameter: 1.618
Weight: 16.5 oz
Material: 17-4 Stainless
Coating: High Temp Cerakote with Nitride mount and endcap


  • LT302 5/8-24 thread insert
  • SD502 HUB To P-SERIES thread adapter
  • TL Pack wrenches

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MSRP: $929

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About Dead Air Armament

Since 2016, Dead Air Armament has been utilizing industry-leading technology, the finest materials, and precise manufacturing techniques to build the world's best selling firearm sound suppressors. Guided by a higher standard, Dead Air Armament has always been and will always develop and field zero compromise products that exceed industry standards and expectations.

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