USA -(Ammoland.com)- Why use silencers on your firearms?
Once they fire a silencer-equipped firearm, and realize how much better the shooting experience is, the real question most shooters ask is: why haven't I been using a silencer all along?
Guns don't have to be loud. And with silencer-equipped guns, plinking, hunting, home defense and competition shooting are all made better.
Silencers are Better, Because: Your Hearing Is Preserved
A quality silencer, matched to the correct firearm, will reduce the noise produced at the muzzle below the 140 decibel hearing-safe threshold set by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA. No more ringing in the ears or headaches after volume shooting sessions.
With Silencers You Can Easily Communicate With Other Shooters – Since you don't wear bulky ear muffs or plugs, you can communicate easily with other shooters or hunters.
Let's say you are taking your child to the shooting range to try out his or her first rifle. Attach a silencer, and you can coach your child as he or she is shooting.
Another the benefit of hunting with silencers is “situational awareness” in the field. When hunting, we rely on sight sound and sometimes smell to locate our quarry. Most hunters trade off wearing hearing protection so that they have this sense available. With a suppressor, hunters will not have to do this ever again.
With Silencers There's Less Recoil — By dispersing the muzzle blast, a silencer reduces a gun's felt recoil. The mighty recoil of the .300 Win Mag can be made to feel like a .243 Win. Shotgunners find their 12 gauge loses a good quarter of its recoil with a SilencerCo Salvo 12 attached.
With Silencers Shooting is More Accurate — With less recoil and no deafening noise to anticipate, people shoot without flinching. Result: more accurate shot placement!
Hunters Get More Second Shot Opportunities With Silencers – Hunting with silencers is legal in most states. And while silencers are not 100-percent quiet, the diffused noise (versus the very loud “Crack!”) often confuses game animals, making them unsure where the noise originated-and therefore which direction to run. That allows for more second shot opportunities, should you miss (and we all will miss).
When Shooting's More Enjoyable Because of Silencers, More People Will Try Shooting! — Want to be a real ambassador of the shooting sports? Let a newbie use your silencer-equipped firearm. With the noise reduced and the recoil tamed, that newbie has a much better chance of becoming a regular shooter.
Founded in West Valley, Utah in 2008, SilencerCo started with a belief in the fundamental premise that firearms don't have to be loud and has now become the market leader in sound suppressors, muzzle devices and related products. By investing in innovation, customer service, organic manufacturing, advocacy, education and talent, SilencerCo is now focused on making firearms hearing-safe for all hunting and shooting applications, introducing products that have never been made before, and making the buying experience a better one.
For more information, please visit WWW.SILENCERCO.COM