Yes, a single suppressor can be used on multiple guns, such as the versatile SilencerCo Omega 36m and Hybrid 46m. Other top choices for a silencer to be used on multiple firearms include Griffin Armament’s Bushwacker V2, and Dead Air’s Primal. As the #1 NFA distributor in the US, Silencer Shop has compiled the Top 5 Best Multi Caliber Suppressors for 2022.
SilencerCo’s Omega 36M is in the #1 position for the best multi-caliber silencer in 2022. Returning to the Top 5 list for the 3rd year in a row, the Omega 36m is a modular .36 caliber silencer built for centerfire rifles and is also capable of suppressing your semi-auto pistols. As with all of SilencerCo’s offerings, the Omega 36M was designed and tested in West Valley City, Utah, and was built with adaptability in mind. Featuring 17-4 stainless steel construction, the Omega 36M is magnum-rated for up to .338 Lapua Magnum, making it one of the toughest suppressors on the market. This incredibly versatile suppressor excels on a variety of hosts: if you’re shooting .36 caliber (9mm) or smaller, you can shoot it through the Omega 36M.
At varying dimensions, the Omega 36M can functions as two suppressors: at 16.3oz. and 7.6” in its full length, you’ll have maximum suppression. If your goal is maneuverability, you can operate the Omega 36M in its short configuration, making it compact at lightweight at 13.6oz. and 5.75”. How do you change the length of the Omega 36M? Just unscrew the front module of the SilencerCo Omega 36M and move the front cap to the base module. Being able to run the SilencerCo Omega 36M on a variety of hosts is easy: it’s compatible with all of SilencerCo’s Charlie and Saker mounting systems and accessories, including the ASR, direct thread mount, 3-Lug, and pistol booster piston housings.
The Silencer Co Omega 36M is highly rated by Silencer Shop customers. This perennial favorite has earned a 4.8 out of 5 stars with stellar reviews, such as “excellent product! very well constructed and super versatile. with the right ammo, keeps the noise level wayyyy down. Hollywood quiet.” SilencerCo also boasts one of the best warranties in the industry, you can trust that your suppressor will be repaired or replaced if it experienced a failure.
For the second year in a row, the SilencerCo Hybrid 46M returns to the best multi-caliber suppressor list. If you’re looking for the most versatile suppressor, the Hybrid 46M could be the silencer for you. Constructed of 17-4 stainless steel, titanium, and Inconel, the Hybrid 46M is full-auto and magnum-rated. Invented at SilencerCo’s Utah headquarters, the Hybrid 46M is the big brother to our #1 entry on this list, the Omega 36M. This modular can from SilencerCo can suppress a multitude of pistol and rifle rounds that are .46 caliber and smaller, including .45-70, .45 ACP, 9mm, 5.56 NATO, .308 Winchester, and many more including up to .338 Lapua Magnum.
You can use the SilencerCo Hybrid 46M for cartridges up to .46 caliber and it has the distinction of being the only modular silencer on our Top 5 list that can handle such large bore options.
The Hybrid 46M can be easily modified for short and long configurations: in the short configuration, it’s a scant 12.2oz. and 5.78” and in the full length, it’s 14.9oz. and 7.72”. You can quickly swap between the two by simply unscrewing the front module and installing the endcap on the base module. Adapting the 46M to your favorite hosts is easy; it is compatible with SilencerCo Charlie, ASR, pistons, and 3-Lug mounts and adapters.
The SilencerCo Hybrid 46M is one of the best all-around suppressors. Owners have said “The SilencerCo Hybrid 46M makes my 223 bolt gun quiet as a 22 rifle” giving it a perfect 5-star rating on silencershop.com. You can shoot suppressed confidently with the impressive SilencerCo warranty: in the unlikely event of a failure, they will fix or replace your silencer.
Rounding out the trinity of the best multi-caliber silencers is the third entry from SilencerCo: the SilencerCo Hybrid 46. A perennial leader since it hit the market in 2016, the SilencerCo Hybrid 46 was one of the first big-bore silencers that was capable of suppressing nearly everything from your semi-auto pistol up to your magnum rifle. The Hybrid 46 is a certified classic that has made appearances on our last 3 best multi-cal suppressor lists and customers have consistently applauded this suppressor by awarding it 4.8 out of 5 stars on over 300 reviews.
Featuring a titanium tube and fully-welded, 17-4 stainless steel and Inconel baffle stack, the Hybrid 46 is tough enough to tame some of the highest pressure rounds outside of .50BMG. Constructed of Titanium, this lightweight can is only 14.1oz., which is a feat of amazing engineering considering its length of 7.61”.
The Hybrid 46 is designed for a vast array of your cartridges: it’s full-auto and magnum-rated. It’ll handle .45-70 GOV, .338 Lapua, .300 Win Mag, 5.56 NATO, as well as 9mm, .45 ACP, 10mm AUTO, and other pistol calibers. Utilizing SilencerCo Bravo threads, ASR mounts, common pistons, and 3-Lug adapters, the Hybrid 46 can easily swap between all of your host weapons.
As with its siblings, the 36M and 46M, the Hybrid 46 is manufactured in Utah and protected by SilencerCo’s lifetime warranty, if something goes wrong with your suppressor under normal use, they will take care of it. In real-world situations, customers have lauded this suppressor: “I am very happy with the Hybrid 46. I bought this so I would have one can for all of my guns. Looks good and works well. So much better for range time.”
Hailing from Watertown, Wisconsin the Gen2 Griffin Bushwhacker, featuring the popular Plan A mounting system, is ready to suppress nearly everything in your firearms collection. Interchangeable end caps allow optimized sound performance on calibers smaller than .46, such as .223, .308, 300 BLK, 45-70 Govt., and more. The Griffin Bushwhacker Gen 2 is full-auto-rated, attributed to its 17-4 stainless steel body and baffle stack.
Built for extreme suppression the Bushwacker weighs only 15.8oz. and features a 7.75” tube full of baffles to reduce sound and muzzle blast. The Bushwhacker features Griffin’s patent-pending ECO-FLOW baffle technology for increased sound suppression performance and greatly reduced back pressure. This baffle technology improves your shooting experience and lowers sound volume at your ear and reduces gas to your face.
Griffin's bulletproof warranty will make sure your suppressor gets repaired in the unlikely event of a failure, no receipts or warranty cards needed. Earning an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, customers praise the Bushwacker as “Very versatile can and would highly recommend especially if you switch between different calibers.”
An instant hit when it was released in 2021, the Dead Air Primal immediately earned a place on the 2021 Best Multi Caliber Suppressor Choices list; now it's back for its second appearance. Boasting a perfect 5 out of 5-star review, the Primal is a customer favorite, earning kudos such as. “Absolutely love my Primal, very effective on every pistol or rifle I've used it on.”. Created in Kamas, Utah, and built-in Norcross, Georgia, the Dead Air Primal is a fully-welded, tubeless silencer made entirely of 17-4 stainless steel and features a .46 caliber bore, and is backed by a Lifetime Warranty.
The Primal lives up to the #NoQuarter philosophy; it’s tough enough to handle pressures from ultra-magnum cartridges such as .338 Lapua Magnum and large enough for use on .458 SOCOM down to .223Rem. Featuring the industry standard HUB mount size of 1.375x24 and compatible with P-Series mounts, Xeno mounts, pistol boosters, and 3-Lug adapters the Primal can be adapted to almost any gun in your arsenal.
The Primal diminishes decibels and kills concussion from almost any cartridge you throw at it; whether it's on your EDC handgun or a precision rifle, they’ve met their match with the Primal. Dead Air’s innovative baffle design and interchangeable correct-to-bore endcaps allow for incredible sound suppression. Dead Air designed the Primal to keep your weapon platform maneuverable, weighing only 16.5oz. and 7.9”. Dead Air’s legendary lineup features the Sandman, Nomad, and the new Sierra-5, and with the Primal, this 2A mainstay continues its winning streak.
The top multi-cal suppressors each have unique characteristics; The SilencerCo 36M and 46M are modular, the Hybrid 46’ is very lightweight, the Dead Air Primal has great signature reduction, and the Griffin Bushwacker is packed with innovative baffle technology. These multi-caliber suppressors offer incredible versatility, being able to be adapted to almost any of your favorite firearms. Leave a comment and let us know your favorite!
Bushwacker 46. In one description you say it is made from stainless and titanium. In another place, you only say stainless. Which is correct?