Clog Buster As Gun Suppressor

The word silencer is somewhat of a misnomer there's always going to be some kind of noise associated with the discharge of a firearm. Laymen who watch videos showing silencers in action are sometimes dismayed by the racket produced by supposedly silenced weapons. This disillusionment is the result of the influence of Hollywood on popular culture. Who among us has not seen on TV or in a movie a large-caliber handgun or even a high-power rifle rendered whisper quiet by the installation of a small...

Muzzle Blast

When a bullet leaves the barrel of a gun, it is followed by a mushrooming cloud of hot, burning, expanding gases. When these gases collide with the cooler surrounding air, a loud blast is produced. If these hot gases can be contained and delayed for just a split second, it slows them down and cools them down just enough that they make much less racket when they finally escape into the atmosphere. The silencer is the device that regulates the release of these gases. It may embody any of the...

Sonic Crack

When a jet aircraft tears through the air faster than the speed of sound, it creates a peculiar kind of noise that radiates out behind it in a conical pattern. People see the plane fly overhead, then later hear a sonic boom as the outer fringe of this giant invisible cone drags over the surface of the earth where they're standing. The same thing happens on a smaller scale when a bullet travels faster than the speed of sound about 1,100 feet per second, or fps . People standing downrange hear...

Improvised Silencers

Gun Silencer Oil Filter Adapter

The venerable Colt .45 semiautomatic pistol has been around since 1911 and has a well-earned reputation for toughness and reliability. It fires a large subsonic bullet, and its .45 ACP ammunition is also used in the silenced MAC-10 submachine gun. The Colt .45 fieldstrips very easily, and barrels can be changed in just a few minutes with no tools required. Replacing the regular 5 inch barrel with a 7 inch barrel provides a couple inches of exposed barrel on which to mount a coupling for a...

Gun Silencer Manual

Rifle Silencer Manual Sako Trg

1 x 3 4 PVC bushing Insert bushing into basin Glue bushing basin gas-gasket. ket assembly onto top of con Cut off portion of funnel-shaped seal as shown. Turn it inside out, then cut around it with modeling knife. Fit adapter onto top of can, tighten band clamp, and install weapon. Fit adapter onto top of can, tighten band clamp, and install weapon. Materials needed Insert bushing into connec- drain trap connector small 1 1 4 x 3 4 PVC bushing Tape second can onto first with metal repair tape....