SilencerCo’s Best .30 Caliber Suppressors by Use for 2023
Rifles are capable of fantastic versatility. Chances are, you have one or more .30 Caliber rifles on hand. They can be used for hunting, precision shooting, plinking, and even home defense. If you’re interested in preserving your hearing as you spend time shooting, you’ve probably taken a look at some .30 caliber suppressor options. But how do you know which one is best for different uses? We’ve taken the guesswork out of it for you by compiling this list of .30 caliber suppressors with task-specific applications.
Hunting and Precision Shooting: Harvester Evo
The Harvester EVO is a dedicated lightweight precision rifle hunting suppressor designed specifically for .30 caliber firearms. In fact, it’s compatible with .30 caliber rounds up to 300 Win Mag. This is a suppressor that’s made for the purpose of not only delivering a quieter hunt, but a precise, dead-accurate one as well.
When you’re hunting suppressed, you’re concerned about two things: quieting the sound of live fire and precision accuracy in your shots. By suppressing the sound of gunfire you reduce the risk of spooking game in the general area. And as a hunter, it’s your responsibility to take a clean, ethical shot. It helps when you don’t have to go far to collect your game, too. Adding a suppressor to your rifle that was purpose-designed for precision simply maximizes your hunting potential, and that’s where the SilencerCo Harvester Evo comes in.
This suppressor is made from Cobalt-6, Inconel, and 17-4 stainless steel for hardness, an impressively high melting point, and the ability to stand up to extreme environments. Weighing in at 10.8 ounces and measuring just 6.24 inches, this suppressor is short and lightweight for fantastic maneuverability in the field. Combine those features with the tubeless design and affordable price, the Evo is an easy addition to your .30 caliber rifle.
Best All-Around: Omega 300
Interested in a .30 caliber suppressor that does it all? Then the SilencerCo Omega 300 might be ideal for your needs. The Omega 300 is full-auto and magnum rated, so it can handle more extreme heat and rapid rates of fire. Whether you’re running your rifle at the range or out in the woods and fields, this suppressor can take it.
Thanks to the Omega 300’s overall length of 7 inches, it remains maneuverable and doesn’t interfere with the overall balance of your rifle. This is also an important feature for a suppressor you might mount to a rifle you intend to carry, because it must be transportable. And because it weighs 12.6 ounces, this all-around suppressor provides just enough weight to fit the balance and design of the average .30 caliber rifle.
This suppressor is made using titanium, stainless steel, and Cobalt-6. These metals are known for toughness and resistance to extremes, making it the ideal blend for an all-around suppressor. The Omega 300 is fully welded and great for everything from carbines to precision rifles. It can also be customized by using the anchor brake it ships with or caliber specific front caps, the latter of which are offered separately.
Best SBR / Full Auto: Chimera 300
Short-barreled rifles (SBRs) are great for everything from use as truck guns to hunting to home defense, and that’s just for a start. Whether your SBR is full-auto or semi-auto, the Chimera 300 is a great option for suppression. This full-auto rated suppressor has a fully welded, stainless steel tube and baffles made from inconel and cobalt-6, both of which are excellent materials for the heat and stress of full-auto fire.
The Chimera 300 is a versatile suppressor that can be used on calibers ranging from 223 Remington to 300 Win Mag. It’s compatible with Charlie ASR Mounts, Charlie Direct Thread mounts, and various other ASR mounts and muzzle devices. SBRs are well known for the heat and pressure they can generate, especially with full-auto fire, and the Chimera 300 is made to withstand it. It has an overall length of 6.08 inches and a weight of 15.07 ounces and a diameter of 1.57 inches. Thanks to its shorter length it won’t add unwieldy length to your SBR’s overall dimensions.
Best Versatility (Do It All): Omega 36M and Hybrid 46M
If you require a truly versatile .30 caliber suppressor, check out the SilencerCo Omega 36M and Hybrid 46M. These are both multi-caliber capable suppressors that offer modularity above and beyond what most can manage.
The Omega 36M is great for pistols, submachine guns, and rifles, and it does it all without losing anything when it comes to performance. This suppressor’s modularity means it’s possible to remove its front section to create a shorter, lighter platform that still delivers stellar sound suppression. It’s a fantastic .30 caliber suppressor that’s rated for up to 338 Lapua Magnum and even works with 350 Legend.
Regarding compatibility with barrel lengths, the Omega 36M can handle 10 inch barrels in calibers as small as 223 Remington, 16 inch barrels in 308 Win, and 20 inch barrels in 300 Win Mag and 338 Lapua Magnum. It has a length of 4.90 or 6.85 inches and weight of 9.8 ounces to 12.5 ounces.
The Hybrid 46M is also modular and works will with most rifles as well as many pistols and submachine guns. It suppresses centerfire pistol rounds well and also handles rifle calibers such as 45-70 Government. And for .30 caliber, it’s rated up to 338 Lapua Magnum.
This suppressor ships with a Charlie 30 cal Front Cap, among other components, making it perfect for running with 30 cal guns. It’s full-auto rated in both its shorter and longer configuration. This suppressor measures between 5.78 inches and 7.72 inches and weighs between 12.2 ounces and 14.9 ounces, depending on configuration.
SilencerCo .30 Caliber Suppressors
Whatever your .30 caliber suppressor needs are, SilencerCo has you covered. From SBRs to pistols to full-auto firearms, there’s a suppressor for you.