BREAKING: Silencer Shop Form 4 Barcodes Slash NFA Wait Times

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With support from Dead Air Armament and GEMTECH, Silencer Shop created software that digitizes all ATF Form 4 information into a single barcode. Instead of NFA inspectors having to manually enter…

New from AMTAC Suppressors: Fire Ant

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When I first moved to Austin, I pulled my SUV by the side of the road to take a call. Wearing sandals. At some point I looked down and saw…

President Teddy Roosevelt Liked His Rifles Suppressed

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President Teddy Roosevelt was a big fan of silencers. The only silencers available to him were made by Maxim. A silencer for his takedown model 94 Winchester .30-30, above, cost…

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SHUSH Act Would Smash All Suppressor Regulations

Gun-loving Americans across the country understand suppressors are nothing more than a firearm accessory. One that can save their hearing. And as we reported last month, there’s a bill in Congress…

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Walpole, MA Police Chief John Carmichael: Silencers “Serve No Real Purpose for Civilian Use”

Should Massachusetts allow guns to be equipped with suppressors, or silencers? the headline at bostonglobe.com asks. I guess the comma after suppressors is supposed to indicate that the question isn’t…

New From Daniel Defense: DD WAVE 3D Printed Suppressor

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Daniel Defense has announced their first suppressor, the DD WAVE. Built for .223/5.56, 7.62 and .300 Win Mag ammo, the one-piece 3D-printed WAVE is available in direct thread ($986) or…

New From Thompson Machine: Horizon Modular .22LR Suppressor

Just yesterday we published my review of the ERECTOR by Q, in which I stated that there was nothing like it on the market. Well, apparently I missed the ~July…

Silencer Review: ERECTOR by Q for .22LR

The only thing shorter than the ERECTOR silencer is the name of the company that makes it: Q. But it’s also the longest .22 LR suppressor on the market. And the…

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Silencer Review: NG2 Defense MAXFLO 3D

Ever since the first Maxim designs, silencer makers have focused on one thing: containment. The sound of gunfire is caused by the rapid expansion of super-heated gasses escaping as the…

Dead Air Sandman Ti vs. GEMTECH Tracker vs. YHM NITRO 30: Silencer Review

It’s easy to get trapped in the rabbit hole of chasing dB ratings, but as long as you’re within that “hearing safe” zone it isn’t usually the deciding factor. Simply…

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SHUSH Bill Introduced in Senate Would De-Regulate Silencers

Senators Mike Lee (above) and Mike Crapo (below) have introduced the Silencers Help Us Save Hearing or SHUSH bill in the World’s Greatest Deliberative Body. If enacted, SHUSH would go…

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Backup Tactical Threaded GLOCK Barrels: Gear Review

Gun owners seeking the sound of silence continue to wait for the fat lady to sing about the Hearing Protection Act. While ATF wait times are coming down, suppressor buyers still have to…