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Sound Suppressors Explained

By Mike Searson One of the most misunderstood and controversial accessories for shooting enthusiasts in the United States are sound suppressors, more popularly known as silencers. Throughout most of the rest of the world they are as regulated as an automobile muffler and can be bought over the counter with …

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Mike Searson

Mike Searson grew up in New York City and fired his first rifle as a 17 year old Marine Infantryman. He has been collecting and shooting firearms ever since. Everything from relics of the old west to modern suppressors and black rifles. His love for firearms lead him to various …

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Jorge Amselle

  Jorge Amselle is the author of the “Gun Digest’s Shooter’s Guide to Concealed Carry” and blogs at www.GunsNTacos.com. He is an NRA certified firearms instructor, a military veteran, bullseye shooter, and full time professional firearms writer for various national gun magazines, including Combat Handguns, Guns and Weapons for Law …

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Luke Brandenburg

Throughout my youth, I always felt an enduring connection with the outdoors. Most of the best moments of my life have been spent camping, hunting and fishing with family and friends miles away from the nearest convenience store. I will never lose my relationship with the outdoors, and hope to …

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John Buol

I started shooting during High School, first by participating in local, unsanctioned Smallbore events. After graduating Army IET (basic training) I realized that the Army does not know how to train marksmanship and began competing seriously, primarily in USPSA Limited class (iron sight practical pistol) and National Guard-hosted combat matches …

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Guy Sagi

Guy J. Sagi has been reporting on the outdoors for more than 30 years. He was editor in chief of Shooting Illustrated, the NRA’s newsstand monthly, NRA InSights, Shooting Sports USA and Free Hunters during his 10 years with NRA publications. His byline has been seen in most major outdoor …

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Kip Staton

Kip Staton got his start in the firearms world at a young age, and always knew that he would someday wind up involved in the shooting industry. He grew up in a family environment that placed great value on personal freedoms, especially those pertaining to firearms, and was taught traditional …