THIS is why we Adore Rika..Beautiful, AND practical.RIKA said:Hi Hinzey, the fed gov requires a $200 tax stamp and background investigation before you can legally own a silencer. Andy, the guy selling the silencer book is in federal prison now because of illegal possession of firearms and homebuilt silencers. His plans weren't very much good either. A good 308 suppressor of professional design will cost a minimum of $800 and up. Your Savage will work just fine without a blob of metal hanging off the front end.