VIDEO: 3-Lug Mount Suppressor Science

Do you know who developed the 3-lug mount? Or why it’s used for pistol caliber guns rather than center fire rifles? Do 3-lug mount suppressors affect accuracy at all? As SilencerCo writes in the intro to this video . . . There’s no faster way to attach and detach your suppressor than 3-Lug. With a […]

Crux Suppressors and F-1 Firearms Form Joint Operating and Technology Agreement

Two Texas firms are combining their talents to create mo’ bettah suppressors for ARs and other rifles. From a recent release: F-1 Firearms, LLC., the Spring, Texas manufacturer of AR-style rifles and skeletonizing features, and Crux Suppressors, which manufactures lightweight titanium silencers, have formed a joint-operating and technology-sharing agreement to supply exciting firearms-suppression devices to […]

An Interview with Craig from Rugged Suppressors

Craig from Rugged Suppressors was in town visiting Silencer Shop last week, and the guys and gals there were cool enough to set us up in their vault with some lights and a couple of cameras. I did my best to interview Craig about Rugged — who they are, how they fit in the market, […]

Hunting with CZ-USA Suppressors and Firearms

Unbeknownst to many, CZ-USA has been somewhat quietly rolling out a line of suppressors designed to compliment their rifles and subguns (and yours, too). Earlier this spring I was invited to join a West Texas hunt — for what, I didn’t know — to get some trigger time behind the new suppressor line, and jumped […]

Buying NFA Items? Know Your Dealer

Fedex had just dropped off a bunch of stuff for transfer and to go into the book. As I was waiting for customers to pick up their stuff, a local attorney walked in my door asking for some help. I’ve never been arrested and the last time I was in court was a small claims […]

SilencerCo Summer Promo Update – Suppressors are Now Shipping!

Remember that promotion that SilencerCo ran last summer? It was a BOGO offer and was spectacularly successful. Too successful, really. So many people bought suppressors that SilencerCo didn’t have the manufacturing capaicity keep up with the demand for the freebies. But there’s good news! As SilencerCo has announced on their Facegram page, they’re all caught […]

Gear Review: Teeny Rimfire Silencer Roundup

Outside of Hollywood, the purpose of a firearm suppressor is to reduce the volume of a gunshot to below the threshold of causing immediate hearing damage. While chasing the lowest decibel ratings is the norm for newcomers to silencer ownership, experience eventually takes most shooters in a different direction: a quest for the smallest, lightest […]

Silencers are a Powerful Tool for Public Health

By Timothy Wheeler, MD What if a cheap, reliable method of preventing a common, but serious injury were available and ready for the market? As an ear surgeon who has seen hundreds of patients with irreversible noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), I would welcome it with open arms. Too many people in our noisy world have […]

Firearm Suppressors are a True Public Health Issue

Just as with bump stocks, now that a suppressor has been used in one high profile crime, a move is afoot to ban the already highly regulated safety devices. Because any opportunity to roll back firearms freedoms for Americans will always be seized upon by the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex. That’s why we thought it […]

Federal HEAR Act Would Outlaw Silencers Nationwide

The Las Vegas shooter used a bump fire stock in 2017, the only time the accessory had ever been used in the commission of a crime. The result: President Trump ordered the ATF to re-classify bump stocks as machine guns, effectively banning them. Last month, a Virginia Beach municipal employee when on a shooting rampage […]