Griffin Taper Mounts interface with RECCE” PALADIN” Sportsman” and Optimus series silencers. The Minimalist series supports the Optimus 9 Mid-Size configuration as well as Optimus micro with taper extension. Constructed of 17-4 PH stainless steel” the Taper Mount Minimalist flash suppressor has 3 flash suppressing tines which have anti-resonance features integrated. The Minimalist flash suppressor weighs 2.9 ounces” approximately 40% less than that of most competing flash suppressor mounts. The lighter weight reduces suppressor system weight while making the host firearm barrel lighter and more responsive to the shooter. The flash suppressor does not require timing. Taper Mount Thread Protector is compatible with this muzzle device for added protection of thread mounts.