• 1024 South Kerr AvenueWilmingtonNC 28403

Class III

It’s important to be familiar with the National Firearms Act, which outlines all registration and taxation procedures. Since Backwater Guns & Outfitters has a Class III license, we are able to get you the best options available of all short-barreled rifles (SBRs), short-barreled shotguns (SBSs), silencers, and Transferrable Machine Guns. Not only are we here to help educate you and assist you in selecting the best Class III items for your needs, but we are also here to help you understand the process of obtaining such items. We will help you establish an NFA gun trust, which helps make NFA purchases and paperwork much more streamlined and efficient. Once the trust is understood and in place, we will let you know exactly what paperwork is required and how it should be completed. NFA sales are strict and require experience and knowledge to handle, so call us, and we will gladly assist you in this unique and worthwhile buying process.

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    Backwater Guns & Outfitters is a licensed seller of Class III silencers and carries a huge selection of styles and calibers. You will find brands such as Silencerco, AAC, Sig Sauer, Gemtech and more! Our salesmen are experts in helping you understand how each different type of silencer benefits your shooting experience. They will guide you in choosing the right silencer, with the correct adaptors to fit your firearm’s thread patterns. learn more »

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    Short Barreled Rifles (SBR's)

    Our service professionals are well-versed in the regulations and licensing of Short Barreled Rifles. We will listen to your needs and wants and help you find the perfect fit, and we will guide you in the paperwork requirements to make that weapon legally yours. Backwater Guns & Outfitters is proud to be your SBR resource. learn more »

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    Factory-Suppressed Rifles

    Suppressors diminish the sound of the shot and visible muzzle flash. The same is true for our Factory Suppressed Rifle options. Hunt incognito and protect your hearing. Our employees can suggest the best options for you. learn more »

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    Machine Guns

    Backwater Guns & Outfitters is fully licensed to handle your machine gun requests. Interested in owning one of these elite weapons? Our experts will guide you in selecting the perfect firearm for your needs, and we will assist you in completing all NFA paperwork needed in order to make the machine gun legally yours. These items are available upon request. learn more »