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Massachusetts Suppressor Legalization Hearing

  On Tuesday, July 18th at 1:00 PM in Room A-1, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary will hear two bills which seek to legalize suppressor ownership in Massachusetts. H. 763, sponsored by Rep. Josh Cutler (D – Plymouth), … Continue reading

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dB Foam Reduces Suppressor "noise" by up to 10 Decibels!

MKS Supply, Inc., Dayton, OH, April 2017 – Inland Firearms, makers of the incredibly popular Inland series of M1 Carbines, offers up a suppressor foam that really works! Decibel Technologies, LLC is a subsidiary of Inland Manufacturing and dB Foam … Continue reading

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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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BROWNELLS SUPPORTS H.R. 367 The Hearing Protection Act

Americans won a great victory in the battle to restore and retain our Second Amendment rights for generations to come in the 2016 election.With a pro-gun administration in the White House, and supportive majorities in both the House and Senate, … Continue reading

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Silent Legion Suppressors

Silent Legion announced today the unveiling of a full line of unique, high-performance suppressors at this year’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas during the week of January 16th. Their exciting 2017 product line can be seen at the Elite Defense … 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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SILENCERCO ANNOUCED TWO NEW SUPPRESSORS TO THEIR LINE–HYBRID AND OMEGA 9K

Hybrid™ – Is the silencer for any platform. Compatible with pistol calibers from 9mm to .45 ACP, rifle calibers from 5.56mm to .45-70 GOV and .458 SOCOM, and many in between, the Hybrid is both full auto and magnum-rated and … Continue reading

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Relationship Between Muzzle Blast And Ballistic Crack

Once more Friday is  upon us and unless you’ve done something really stupid, you’ve successfully navigated through another week. To celebrate that success, our weekly shoot-the-shit topics allow you to make unsupported statements, use profanity, insult anyone you wish or … Continue reading

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Silencer Shop Tests Griffin Armament 30 SD

Griffin Armament  was founded by two brothers, Austin and Evan, combat vets from OIF. Both are Army Sniper qualified and have deployed numerous times overseas in military and other government capacities. Their time in govt. service left them both with … Continue reading

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Silencerco Ships Its 5,000th Omega Suppressor

SilencerCo’s enormous success translates into 5,000 Omegas shipped with many more orders needing to be filled. In celebration of hitting that mark, SilencerCo will be giving away an AXTS MI-T556 Carbine with an Omega.  Click the image for details and … Continue reading

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Dead Air Armament Will Demo Suppressors at Deliberate Dynamics Range Days

Lawrenceville, Ga. (June 2015) –Dead Air Armament will be allowing curious firearms enthusiasts to turn up the silence by testing out Dead Air suppressors at Deliberate Dynamics Range Days June 24 – 25, 2015 at the Desert-Tech Training Facility located … Continue reading

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SIG Silencers Now Shipping

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DEAD AIR ARMAMENT SANDMAN™ NOW SHIPPING

Lawrenceville, Ga. (February 2015) – Dead Air Armament™, the suppressor company founded by Mike Pappas and distributed through BPI Outdoors, is proud to announce the 7.62 Sandman™ product line-up of suppressors is now shipping to distributors nationwide. Dead Air launched … Continue reading

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No Nonsense Silence: Meet Mike Pappas

Mike Pappas, Director of Product Development Dead Air Armament  Mike Pappas isn’t new to the suppressor industry and he doesn’t take any prisoners when it comes to his products. After co-founding SilencerCo and helping it become a market leader, Mike … Continue reading

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SilencerCo Launches Second Find Your Range Video

These guys have way too much fun; you can too! GO FOR IT!

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Looking For A .45 ACP Suppressor? This May Just Be Your Lucky Day.

Dakota Silencer and AAC have a great deal for you. The AAC Ti-Rant is marked down from $850 to $599. In addition to that, AAC is providing a manufacturer’s rebate of $200 to be used on additional AAC purchases for … Continue reading

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Silencerco’s Conquest Kit

Silencerco is extending a special offer to select customers on its Conquest Kit. What is the Conquest Kit? The Conquest Kit is a limited edition release targeted at a very select group. Its purchase will consist of a box complete … Continue reading

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Silencerco Announces Strategic Partnership With Eurooptic

    June 2, 2014 Beginning immediately, consumers will be able to purchase SilencerCo’s market-leading firearm sound suppressors and accessories through one of the top premium distributors in the gun industry. Eurooptic – known as the largest online vendor of … Continue reading

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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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Griffin Armament, Inc.

Griffin Armament, Inc. is a Wisconsin based manufacturer founded by two Operation Iraqi Freedom combat  veterans. Both Austin and Evan are Army Sniper qualified and served as security contractors in Iraq. They’re both nice as hell guys with an ambition … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Smith Enterprise Inc. (SEI)

I became familiar with Ron Smith’s work through the High Power Microwave and Tube Division of Varian Associates in Palo Alto. Analog microwave technology especially high-powered is almost sorcery. When your dealing with radio frequency in the megawatts the slightest … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Advanced Armament Corporation

One of several claims that can be made about AAC (Advanced Armament Corporation) is that they never stop innovating. The benefit of that is an increasing market share across all markets: military, law enforcement and the commercial space. During this … Continue reading

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Silencerco Introduces The Harvester

Just in time for SHOT SHOW 2014, in Las Vegas, Silencerco announced two new suppressors, the Harvester and Harvester Big Bore. The Harvester line is the newest suppressor in the Silencerco family with a focus on hunting and long-range precision … Continue reading

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MasterPiece Arms Expands Its Suppressor Line

MasterPiece Arms of Comer, GA is know the world over for their MPA MAC line and MPAR rifles. The company recently announced two new suppressors the MP556S-II and Murmur II. The MPA556S-II is a user serviceable suppressor, utilizing a monocore … Continue reading

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MasterPiece Arms Will Announce Four New Sound Suppressors at SHOT SHOW.

The folks at MasterPiece Arms , MPA, will announce four new Sound Suppressors for the 5.56mm/.223, 300aac Blackout/.308 (7.62), 9mm and .45 ACP at this years SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV. All are made entirely at US MasterPiece Arms … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say 300 Blackout?

Robert Beckhusen, wrote a great piece “Silent but Deadly: Special Forces Seek Quiet, Subsonic Bullets” published in WIRED 19-Nov-2012. In its latest round of small-business solicitations, the Pentagon’s Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, is seeking out subsonic ammunition. The reason, … Continue reading

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300 Blackout For When The Train Stops Running

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SWR’s Wraith

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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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USSOCOM Awards Contract for Family of Muzzle Brakes and Silencers (FMBS) to Advanced Armament, Corp (AAC)

Lawrenceville, GA – Advanced Armament Company, a part of the Remington Freedom Group of Companies, announced today that the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., has awarded AAC a $14,201,731 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for FMBS (N00164-11-D-JN18). Work will be … Continue reading

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Silencerco Acquires SWR Manufacturing

Silencerco of West Valley City, Utah; a relatively new comer to suppressor design and manufacturing, announced that it has acquired SWR, Southeastern Weaponry Research, Pickens, SC. Silencerco was founded in 2008 by Jonathan Shultz, Joshua Waldron and Mike Pappas. The company has … 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 12 – Surefire LLC

Surefire LLC kicked off its entry into the suppressor business in 2002 when it lauched its Suppressor Division. The M4FA was the company’s production model; made for the 5.56mm NATO round and optimized for use on the Colt M4. A large part … Continue reading

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Suppressors Current State of the Technology – Part 9 – Ops Inc.

Ops Inc was founded by O.P Seberger Jr. The company is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA. with a manufacturing facility in Shingletown, CA. Ops Inc. has been manufacturing military grade suppressors since 1988. Their rifle suppressors are in use across … Continue reading

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Looking Down The Road A Bit – Thompson Machine To Deliver DB380 Suppressor.

The folks at Thompson Machine teamed with Diamondback Firearms to deliver a compact and efficient suppressor for the Diamondback DB .380. The new suppressor is nearly ready and should be available later in the year. Both manufacturers refer to its efficiency as … Continue reading

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Suppressors Current State of the Technology – Part 11 – Advanced Armament Company (AAC)

Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC)  Lawrenceville, GA is one of the largest suppliers of commercial and military suppressors in the United States. Kevin Brittingham the company’s founder began life in a small shop in Lilburn, GA back in 1999. In as few … Continue reading

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Suppressors Current State of the Technology – Part 10 – SWR Manufacturing LLC

Southeastern Weaponry Research, SWR Manufacturing LLC began life in 1993 at Evans, GA. The company was founded by Joseph D. Gadinni an inventor and former design engineer with Knights Armament Company. Mr. Gadinni sold his interest in SWR to a group of dedicated designers and has since … 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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Remington’s 300 AAC Blackout Ammunition Now Commercially Available.

Remington is now delivering 300 AAC Blackout ammunition under the Remington Express® label. A total of six loads are planned, two loads are nearly ready and will be offered later in the year; three additional loads are in development. Visit … 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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