Silencer Answers

  1. Meet Dead Air's New Multi Caliber Suppressor - Primal

  2. NFA Storage Requirements While You're Away

    In previous posts, we've discussed moving with suppressors, or any other NFA item, as well as traveling temporarily with them. Now, we'll dig into NFA storage requirements and best practices while you're away and you have to leave it behind.
  3. Suppressor Laws by State

    There are a lot of relevant federal laws governing the purchase and use of silencers and Silencer Shop is here to help you navigate suppressor laws by state.
  4. Best 22lr Suppressor Choices of 2021

    The Best 22lr Suppressor Sellers of 2021 are live! See what's tracking, and why each 22 suppressor listed has become a top dog in its category.
  5. What is a Silencer vs Suppressor?

    The terms go head to head in a debate on silencer vs suppressor - which is better to use? In this blog, we’ll be talking about the history of silencers, why some people prefer calling them suppressors, and whether one term over the other really matters.
  6. Common Silencer Cycling Issues

    While cycling issues on your favorite firearm can be a royal pain in the posterior, they are not quite as common as some of the internet may lead you to believe.  They certainly are a factor, but gaining a very simple understanding of how silencers affect the action of your particular firearm(..)
  7. Interview With An Engineer: Ethan Lessard

    We were paid a visit by, in our opinion, one of the most well-known silencer moguls, Ethan Lessard. Currently the VP of Engineering at Q, his accolades span back to engineering at Sig Sauer and Advanced Armament Corporation. We were able to sit down with him for lunch and dive deep into Ethan’(..)
  8. Silencer Finishes 101

    - Often taken for granted (or simply overlooked), the finishes that silencer manufacturers employ on various cans play a pivotal role in the effectiveness of each unit. With so much emphasis (and rightly so) on the baffle design, the build materials, and so on, a suppressor’s (..)
  9. ATF 41F Is Not The End

    July 13, 2016, is a date which will forever live in suppressor lore. On that Wednesday, the much-discussed ATF 41F rule goes into effect, kick-starting a new process for suppressor ownership approval. Because we’ve known this industry-wide change became a reality in early January, we at (..)
  10. Can You Suppress Supersonic Ammo?

    When people first start learning about suppressors, one of the first 'facts' they learn is typically that you can't suppress supersonic ammunition. This couldn't be further from the truth! What is the Supersonic Crack? After a bullet is fired, it creates pressure waves as air is displaced along(..)