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Offices Closed November 26-27

Posted By: Zak Smith on November 26, 2020

Our offices will be closed November 26-27 for Thanksgiving. We will be open normal hours again on Monday.

INTRODUCING ULTRA SERIES GEN 2

Posted By: Zak Smith on November 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce the next generation of the ULTRA suppressor line. This design change affects the ULTRA 5, ULTRA 7, and ULTRA 9 models only. Compared to the original ULTRA series (Gen1) introduced in 2015, these are on average 1.7 ounces lighter (about 20%) and about 2 dB quieter. This is a “Tubeless” design, a change debuted on our Dominus earlier this year. Gen2 Ultra 9’s, 7’s, and 5’s can be identified by serial numbers higher than C40000 or by the visual changes.

In short: Quieter and Lighter! Same size, same price.

ULTRA 9 GEN2: available in .30 and 6.5 mm calibers
The .30 cal ULTRA 9 Gen2 meters at 135 dB (milspec left/right) and 123 dB at shooter’s-ear, shooting full-power (hot) M118LR ammunition from a 20″ AI AX.

Compared to the original, the Gen2 is about 2 dB quieter at the muzzle and 5 dB quieter at the shooter’s ear.

The 6.5 mm cal ULTRA 9 Gen2 meters at 131 dB (milspec left/right) and 121 dB at shooter’s-ear, shooting Hornady 140gr ammunition from a 24″ AI AX.

Compared to the original 6.5 mm version, the Gen2 is about 2 dB quieter at the muzzle and 2 dB quieter at the shooter’s ear.

The ULTRA 9 Gen2 weighs 10.0 ounces (1.9 ounces lighter than the Gen1), in CB configuration.

Full ULTRA 9 GEN2 specs

ULTRA 7 GEN2: available in .30 and 6.5 mm calibers
The .30 cal ULTRA 7 Gen2 meters at 139 dB (milspec left/right) and 129 dB at shooter’s-ear, shooting full-power (hot) M118LR ammunition from a 20″ AI AX.

Compared to the original, the Gen2 is about 2 dB quieter at the muzzle and 2 dB quieter at the shooter’s ear.

The 6.5 mm cal ULTRA 7 Gen2 meters at 137 dB (milspec left/right) and 126 dB at shooter’s-ear, shooting Hornady 140 gr ammunition from a 24″ AI AX.

Compared to the original, the Gen2 is about 1 dB quieter at the muzzle and 1 dB quieter at the shooter’s ear.

The ULTRA 7 Gen2 weighs 8.0 ounces (1.7 ounces lighter than the Gen1), in CB configuration.

Full ULTRA 7 GEN2 specs

ULTRA 5 GEN2: available in .30 and 6.5 mm calibers
The .30 cal ULTRA 5 Gen2 meters at 145 dB (milspec left/right) and 133 dB at shooter’s-ear, shooting full-power (hot) M118LR ammunition from a 20″ AI AX.

Compared to the original, the Gen2 is about 4 dB quieter at the muzzle and 3 dB quieter at the shooter’s ear.

The 6.5 mm cal ULTRA 5 Gen2 meters at 142 dB (milspec left/right) and 130 dB at shooter’s-ear, shooting Hornady 140 gr ammunition from a 24″ AI AX.

Compared to the original, the Gen2 is about 1 dB quieter at the muzzle and 1 dB quieter at the shooter’s ear.

The ULTRA 5 Gen2 weighs 6.0 ounces (1.6 ounces lighter than the Gen1), in CB configuration.

Full ULTRA 5 GEN2 specs

AVAILABILITY
GEN2 models are shipping immediately to fulfill existing ULTRA orders on the build sheet starting November 9, 2020.

What happened to the 223 ULTRA 7?
With the ULTRA Gen2 updates, a prototype “223 ULTRA 7 Gen2” meters the exact same on 223/556 as the 6.5 ULTRA 7 Gen2, which is still quieter than an original 223 ULTRA 7, so the original 223 ULTRA 7 is replaced with the 6.5 ULTRA 7 Gen2.

ANNOUNCING DOMINUS-K-SR

Posted By: Zak Smith on October 8, 2020

The new DOMINUS-K-SR is the “Short” or “Kurz” version of the hard-use, ultra-lightweight DOMINUS-SR.

DOMINUS-K-SR Photo

The DOMINUS-K-SR is 5.45″ long, 1.8″ in diameter, and weighs only 10.0 ounces. This is 1.5″ shorter and 2.5 ounces lighter than the full-size version. When mounted, it adds only 4.87″ to the barrel overall length.

Just like its larger brother, the DOMINUS-K-SR is designed to withstand at least 10 cycles of the punishing SOCOM/SURG firing schedule, which earns it a hard-use/full-auto rating. It has our SR mount for precision-rifle-level accuracy along with positive retention.

The DOMINUS-K-SR meters at 145 dB (milspec left/right) and 134 dB at shooters-ear on a 20-inch .308 bolt-action rifle. This is roughly 4 dB quieter than the ULTRA 5 for the muzzle measurement.

On 10.3-inch MK18 (without any special tuning) shooting Mk318 5.56 ammunition, it meters at 145 dB muzzle (milspec left/right) and 144 dB at the shooter’s ear. Note that this is the same as the shooter’s ear dB for the full-size DOMINUS-SR for an untuned upper, which means that the shooter is experiencing primarily noise from the action as opposed to noise from the muzzle report.

For full product specifications, please visit the DOMINUS-K-SR Product Page on the TBAC web site.

We are accepting DOMINUS-K-SR orders immediately, subject to our existing production backlog. Orders already in our system can be swapped over to the DOMINUS-K-SR. The first batches of DOMINUS-K-SR should be available in late Q4 2020.

Offices closed for Labor Day

Posted By: Zak Smith on August 27, 2020

Our offices will be closed Monday Sept 7th for Labor Day. We will reopen Tuesday the 8th with normal hours.

Office Closed Monday May 25th

Posted By: Zak Smith on May 18, 2020

We will be closed Monday May 25th for Memorial Day. We will be open as usual on Tuesday.


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