Gear Review: Daniel Defense DD WAVE 3D Printed Suppressor

When we hear “3D printed” we usually think of flimsy plastic, but Daniel Defense‘s new DD WAVE suppressor is made via a process called direct metal laser sintering. A thin layer of powdered metal is deposited — in this case, primarily Inconel — then a powerful laser sinters (melts/welds) specific parts of it to the […]

Gear Review: Dead Air Wolf-9SD Suppressor

Turns out you don’t need a submachine gun to put Dead Air’s new Wolf-9SD to good use. They’ve new-schooled the old school subgun can with a couple of modern features that make it a solid choice for any 9mm in your arsenal. At 7.58 inches long and 1.618 inches in diameter, the Wolf is fatter […]

Gear Review: TTAG’s Rimfire Suppressor Round-Up

Silencer Shop added me to their SOT, which means I can now borrow suppressors from their extensive inventory. In a couple of weeks I’ll be a Texan, and close enough to Silencer Shop’s HQ to also borrow professional dB metering equipment to start producing more meaningful, complete suppressor reviews for y’all. In the meantime, they loaned […]

NWSSE: GEMTECH Integra Uppers

Somehow we managed to miss GEMTECH‘s new Integra integrally-suppressed AR uppers at the NRA Annual Meetings this year, but my pal “CASES4CASES” found them at the Northwest Shooting Sports Expo. By pinning and welding a monocore suppressor to the end of a ~10″ barrel, GEMTECH achieves a 16.1″ “barrel” length and you avoid the hassles […]