What is a “Silencer” or a “Suppressor”?

┬áSimply put, silencer and suppressor are synonymous. ┬áDepending on the conversation and the person involved, “silencer”, “suppressor”, “sound suppressor”, and “sound moderator” are all interchangeable terms for a a device which reduces the amount of noise and visible muzzle flash generated by firing a gun. Suppressors are typically constructed of a metal cylinder with internal … Continue reading What is a “Silencer” or a “Suppressor”?