Taper Mount Minimalist Blast Shield

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ALSO CONVERTS REVOLUTION, RESISTANCE, AND OPTIMUS 9 to accept Taper Mount muzzle devices for rifle applications.

The Taper Mount Minimalist Blast Shield was designed to offer significant concussion reduction for the end user and other team members operating in the immediate vicinity. The Minimalist blast shield can also convert the Optimus silencer to a 7.9" 15.7 ounce mid size taper mount configuration compatible with minimalist taper mount muzzle devices only. In the blast shield configuration, the minimalist brake shield is compatible with all taper mount muzzle devices. COMES STD WITHOUT THREAD PROTECTOR. Thread protector, if desired, must be selected from the drop down option menu.

Often team members in CQB environments experience concussion from muzzle blast that is not only deafeningly loud, but also can cause prolonged headaches that can last for days afterwards. Especially effective on short barrels, the Taper Mount Blast Shield directs concussive force forward . Ultra strong 17-4PH stainless steel provides a robust material to withstand intense use and full auto fire without fear of failure. Flats on the rear of the device allow the use of a large adjustable wrench, strap wrench, or vise for removal if needed.

Melonite QPQ surface treatment provides an extremely hard, durable, and attractive finish.

Griffin Armament has continued to pursue product development that will enhance hearing safety in tactical and shooting sport situations. The Taper Mount Minimalist Blast Shield is a great product for those that would like to reduce the concussion of their muzzle devices.


308 / 6.5CM = 16"
6.8SPC = 12.5"
7.62x39 = 8"
300BLK = 8" Super & Sub
5.56mm = 10.5"


17-4PH stainless steel material
Melonite QPQ finish
Compatible with Griffin Taper Mounts
Significantly reduces concussion
Ergonomic Flutes for grip
Voluminous body allows for muzzle device performance
Fast attachment / Detachment
5.4 ounces
Total Length: 2.2"

Additional Details

Type Of Part:
Blast Shield
Attachment System:
Taper Mount
Type Of Part:
Muzzle Device

17 Reviews

  • 5
    Taper Mount Minimalist Blast Shield

    Published by Daniel on 20th Dec 2019

    Excellent addition to my Optimus Suppressor

  • 5
    fit right together ,tite fit works great

    Published by mike on 10th Sep 2019

    would buy again

  • 5
    Minimalist blast shield

    Published by Robert espinosa on 5th Jun 2019

    Love it paired it up with my optimus and now its shorter. Sounds good to.

  • 5
    Minimalist blast shield

    Published by Jacob W. on 17th May 2019

    Excellent fit and finish. Great addition to your optimus suppressor to shorten its length and reduce weight. Shoots very well while maintaining a rifles accuracy.

  • 5
    taper mount

    Published by Bob Liu on 8th May 2019

    works well and perfect with minimalist flash hider.

  • 5
    Optimus mid size brake.

    Published by Paul Malone on 11th Mar 2019

    Griffin builds good stuff,period.

  • 5
    Blast shield

    Published by Charles Little on 4th Mar 2019

    As their tapermounts are incredible, so is their blastshield! Excellent fit and finish. I was looking for a 1.180x 24 tpi in the "option A" tapermount accessories, which this isnt, but it directs the blast forward as advertised and it probably will for 30,000 rounds. Nice design.

  • 5
    Blast shield review

    Published by Stephen Page on 28th Jan 2019

    Steep price for what it is, but saying that, it's top notch quality and bombproof. Should work great on my 300BO pistol and Optimus.

  • 5
    Great, flexible use component

    Published by Matt on 9th Dec 2018

    Can't beat the range of use, plus fit and finish for this component. Feels like the cherry-on-top for my high-end cqb build; and will support an Optimus perfectly!

  • 5
    Title of review 230

    Published by Susquehanna Valley Firearms LLC on 6th Oct 2018

    Great addition to a pistol build or SBR. Also we prefer these for use on the optimus for 300 BLK-308 WIN taper use. Add a titanium brake and it really cuts down the weight on the optimus.

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