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Silencing Myths

Silencing Myths: Video Game Misconceptions with Alanah Pearce In some of today’s most popular video games silencers are used to reduce your favorite gun’s noise down to a whisper. But how accurate are video games when it comes to depicting the use of silencers? We met up with video game expert Alanah Pearce of IGN.com to talk about these common silencer misconceptions and accompany her as she takes her first shots, both unsuppressed and suppressed. Equipped with a Tikka T3 in 6.5mm Creedmoor we test three misconceptions of shooting suppressed vs. unsuppressed: sound, bullet speed, and bullet impact. Watch the

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Arsenal Blog 007: PS90

Arsenal Blog 007: P90 SILENCERCO’S ARSENAL SERIES showcases guns we love for various reasons that reside in our in-house arsenal. We are best-known for making guns quiet in order to do this, we must interact with a great variety of amazing platforms. In these posts we will tell you about each platform we like, why it’s different and relevant, and why we think it belongs in our pantheon of greatness. The FN P90 aka FN Project 1990 personal defense weapon (PDW) was designed by FN Herstal in Belgium along with unique ammunition in 5.7×28mm. Featuring a compact bullpup design with

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Harvested: Down Home

They think Florida, you know palm trees and Disney World® and all that stuff. Where I’m from and where I grew up is very rural – a lot of farming and hunting and country music. It’s definitely a way of life. Easton Corbin has made his name as a country music artist, but this rising star has stayed grounded by always returning home to his roots in the American South. This reminds me of where I grew up. Just to be able to get out here and get in the woods, it makes me feel at home.

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Dealer Blog 002: Gallensons

One look at the graffiti-clad walls that cover the entire exterior of Gallenson’s, and you’ll see that the shop is deeply rooted in both the gun industry and local culture. This month for our dealer spotlight, we focused on a hometown hero. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake, Gallenson’s Gun Shop is the city’s oldest gun store and is one of Utah’s oldest businesses, having celebrated their centennial in 2016. So how does a gun shop live to be over 100 years old? One look at the graffiti-clad walls that cover the entire exterior of Gallenson’s, and you’ll

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Harvested: Venganza

No matter where we’re from, we’ve all grown up with stories that seemed larger than life. Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster, the Abominable Snowman . . . some legends are just that . . . legends. They’re things that our elders tell us to teach us a lesson or spark our imagination. But what if you found out that one was real . . . That was the case for two brothers who grew up listening to their abuelo spin yarns about a legend from their homeland: El Gigante. After their grandfather went missing during a hunt, these brothers decided to

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ASA: United We Stand

A factual review of the Hearing Protection Act from the board of the ASA Over the past several months, the popularity of Hearing Protection Act (HPA) has propelled it to the forefront of firearms related advocacy. However, a certain amount of confusion regarding expectations for the legislation has followed. As the Board of the American Suppressor Association (ASA), we are collectively and continually leading the charge to pass pro-suppressor reform on both the State and the Federal levels. Therefore, we take this opportunity to give you, the public, a factual review of the Hearing Protection Act, and the State level

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Harvested: The Game Plan

As all committed hunters know, the majority of the hunt is in the preparation. Selecting your gear, choosing the perfect location, waking up before dawn, posting up to patiently wait . . . Only the split-second trigger pull is the actual act of the harvest. The rest? That’s the game plan. Fletcher Cox is all too familiar with putting time and effort into perfecting his craft and honing his execution. As a Pro Bowl defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, Cox knows that dedication and practice make for the best possible outcome. You game plan for your opponent in football,

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Arsenal Blog 006: Sterling 9MM

Arsenal Blog 006: Sterling 9MM L2 Series SILENCERCO’S ARSENAL SERIES showcases guns we love for various reasons that reside in our in-house arsenal. We are best-known for making guns quiet in order to do this, we must interact with a great variety of amazing platforms. In these posts we will tell you about each platform we like, why it’s different and relevant, and why we think it belongs in our pantheon of greatness. The Sterling was designed by George William Patchett of Sterling Armaments Co. in 1942. The UK Ordnance Board saw potential in the design and it was considered

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