Pop Goes The Soda

Pop Bottle Silencer

Pop bottle silencers have been around for years. I first saw one in 1978 and tested another one that same day. They work pretty well for a half dozen shots or so. I once tried one on a submachine gun and got out five fairly quiet rounds before the bottom blew out of the bottle. One of the earliest improvised silencer designs was the 2-liter plastic bottle, usually filled with staffers or liquid. BATF regulations require you to register this unit like any other silencer, of course. Illustrations...