An Interview With Mike Pappas and Gary Hughes of Dead Air Silencers

Have questions about firearm silencers and the silencer industry? Check out this great interview with industry titans Mike Pappas (who gives great back rubs) and Gary Hughes. The uncut interview is above, but new YouTube channel Shooter Opinions has also broken it down into chapters, which are linked below: 1 of 10: Sound metering https://youtu.be/5iqatGeg6O0 […]

Hands On With The Dead Air Wolverine PBS-1 AK-47 Suppressor

That’s right, the brain child of Mike Pappas and Gary Hughes, a functional silencer for any AK-47 — but, but, that’s impossible! — is about to hit dealer shelves. Thanks to a heck of a slick mounting system and carefully-designed baffles and bore, Dead Air Armament will have the first silencer truly capable of working on […]

Dead Air Launches Retro Comblock AK-47 Silencer

There’s something strangely beautiful about the Cold War Soviet-era style. When you’re relying on secluded, secretive designers and slave conscript labor to actually manufacture stuff the results can be, well, interesting. Case in point: the old Soviet era PBS-1 silencer. A device so strange looking that it seems more at home in a modern art […]