Cut Through the Noise About Suppressors
One of the hottest firearms accessories available today, suppressors are rife with mystery, urban myth and plain old misinformation. The Suppressor Handbook dampens this clamor and arms you with just the facts about the often-misunderstood, yet highly useful suppressor.
Drawing on decades of practical knowledge and experience, author Patrick Sweeney pulls back the veil on suppressor selection, purchase, use and upkeep in this valuable and concise reference. The gunsmithing guru delves into the minutia of matching the right suppressor to your rifle or pistol, ensuring you’ll get the most out of your purchase. And he goes beyond the basics of suppressors, giving you the inside information to fine-tune your ammunition selection and maintenance of what’s sure to be your prized firearms accessory.
Whether you are aiming to buy your first suppressor or shooting to enhance the one you already own, you’ll find The Suppressor Handbook an indispensable reference. Patrick Sweeney is sure help you cut through the noise and let you enjoy the sweet silence of shooting suppressed.
Do You Understand “The Big Four” of Suppressors?
- Cost: How much should you pay, and what unexpected costs could you run into?
- Composition: How are they made, and why should you care?
- Caliber: Figure out what you need, especially if you might want to use your suppressor on more than one gun.
- Connection: Get pros and cons of the various installation methods from an authority on the subject.
Why (Use a Suppressor)?
The Big Four: Cost, Composition, Caliber & Connection
Cost & Material Considerations
How Quiet is Quiet?
How They Are Made
Calibers & Limitations
How They Attach
Attaching Your New Suppressor
Takedown & Cleaning
The Buying Process
Travel & Paperwork
About the Author
Patrick Sweeney is a certified master gunsmith and armorer instructor for police departments nationwide. In addition to being Handguns Editor for Guns & Ammo, he is author of The Gun Digest Book of the 1911 Vols. 1 & 2, The Gun Digest Book of the Glock Vols. 1 & 2, The Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 Vols. 1, 2, 3 & 4, Gunsmithing: Rifles, Gunsmithing: Pistols & Revolvers 1 & 2, and Gunsmithing the AR-15 Vols. 1 & 2.