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Suppressor Laws and Practices 2021

A suppressor and a silencer are the same things (the words are interchangeable;) however, the term ‘silencer’ is a misnomer. A suppressor does not silence a weapon, it only quiets it. Historically, it is correct to call a suppressor a silencer, as the inventor of the suppressor, Hiram Percy Maxim called it the Maxim Silencer. You will also hear it called a ‘can.’ Read More