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The Inner Workings Of A Suppressor

There’s been a number of very good books written on the topic of suppressors. Some cover the historical development and every know application of suppressors; others, are simple non-technical but very useful presentations of what is on the market. I … Continue reading

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BLACKHAWK! Will Announce The Company’s New Suppressor Line at 2016 NRA Annual Meeting

(Overland Park, KS)  BLACKHAWK! launched a family of suppressors. The suppressors include seven models ranging from .22 Rimfire up to .338 Lapua Magnum. All BLACKHAWK! suppressors have a distinctive patent-pending hexagonal pattern, and the lightweight construction offers an outstanding strength-to-weight … Continue reading

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Dead Air Launches Its Very Cool New Website

Lawrenceville, Ga. (November 2015) – Dead Air Armament announced its new, updated website boasting a clean modern look and easy-to-navigate interface and is now live. Web browsers can visit it at http://www.deadairsilencers.com. “At Dead Air we thought about the user … Continue reading

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SIG Silencers Now Shipping

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Iowans HF2381 Needs Your Immediate Support…

Iowans overwhelmingly want to see the legalization of sound suppressor ownership in their state. However, in spite of  bipartisan support in the State House and the passage of HF 384 by a huge margin, State Senator Thomas Courtney (D-44) has … Continue reading

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Kevin Brittingham Out at AAC (Advanced Armament Corp.)

Advanced Armament Corporation is second only to Surefire LLC in military suppressor sales. The company, founded in 1994, grew from a small shop in Lilburn, GA, located in the outskirts of the City of Atlanta, to being a driving force … Continue reading

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Suppressors Current State of the Technology – Part 13 – Yankee Hill Machine Co., Inc.

  Yankee Hill Machine Co., Inc (YHM) traces its roots back to 1951 when a couple of men, Wallace Judd and James Graham teamed to start their own machining facility. Over the years, the company grew to 50 employees and … Continue reading

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Suppressors Current State of the Technology – Part 9 – GEMTECH

Few companies have the reputation and history in the suppressor industry than GEMTECH of Boise Indiana enjoys. The company began delivering high quality suppressors in 1993, and their suppressors can be found in use globally with military and law enforcement, … Continue reading

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What is a wipe?

I received an e-mail from a reader requesting some information on wipes. I apologize for that omission. In modern suppressor designs they are the exception and not the rule but it does merit discussion. A wipe is a replaceable baffle … Continue reading

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Suppressors and the Decibel

Received an e-mail from a reader asking if I was opposed to sound meter measurements. The short answer is NO.  I am not opposed to that practice; however, I think the methodology used is flawed; were I designing a test … Continue reading

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Supressors Current State of the Technology – Part 5

In Part 4 of this series of articles, I dealt with some of the salient points of pistol caliber suppressors. I addressed mounting options and the recoil booster or LID.In this segment of the series, I’ll list a number of companies … Continue reading

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Suppressors – Current State of Technology Part 4

In Part 3 of Suppressors – Current State of Technology, I talked about the importance of the mount. Single point mounts v. two point mounts and quick attach / detach.  The take-away is the overshadowing requirement that whatever mounting arrangement you choose … Continue reading

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Suppressors – Current State of Technology

A couple of years ago I wrote a three-part series for Sniperworx.com on suppressors. Late in 2010, I got a couple of requests for a survey; the individuals were looking for recommendations; however, FOG HORN doesn’t endorse or make recommendations. Instead, … Continue reading

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SWR Brings Back Its Highly Successful Specwar 5.56mm Supressor.

SWR (Southeastern Weapons Research) Laurens, SC brings back its highly successful Specwar 5.56mm suppressor. The new design incorporates SWR’s Active Spring Retention (ASR)™ mounting system that guarantees a solid and secure mounting arrangement on any carbine. The Specwar is made … Continue reading

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