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Category: Silencers & Suppressors

Benefits of Buying a Suppressor (aka Silencer)

Guns with SuppressorsHistory of Silencers

Silencers were invented by Hiram Maxim, the son of a U.S. inventor.

His father, Hiram Stevens Maxim, invented the first machine gun that was fully automatic. Maxim was a mechanical engineer and MIT grad.

Hiram P. MaximLoving the outdoors and hunting, in 1908 Maxim came up with the idea of the silencer and created the Maxim Silencer Company.

At the time, the silencer he created was sold for just above $3.00 per unit! It was pretty effective as well, not much different than the modern silencers of today.

Although silencer  has been used quite often, especially as a result of many modern movies, the correct term is (or was) actually suppressor. 

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10 Requirements to Buy an Automatic Weapon, Silencer, or Short Barreled Rifle

Machine Gun with SilencerIt’s a common myth that it is illegal to own automatic weapons (machine guns), silencers (aka suppressors) or short barreled rifles or shotguns.

This is completely false, and owning these items falls under your 2nd Amendment Constitutional Right to Bear Arms.

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