SILENCER SATURDAY #163: Innovative Arms 9SX Pistol Suppressor

Good evening everyone and welcome back to another Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we got a look at the Bowers VERS 9S subgun suppressor.  This week we get a quick run through of the Innovative Arms 9SX pistol suppressor. How does it stack up? Follow me for a lightning review.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #162: Bowers VERS 9S – SubGun, PCC, PDW Bliss

Good day everyone and welcome back to another Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week the YHM Turbo K went up against the Innovative Arms GRUNT mini. This week we step up to a high performing classic: the Bowers VERS 9S 9mm silencer. True fans may appreciate the VERS 9S capabilities on submachine guns and pistol caliber carbines, but it can also pull double duty on some 300BLK chambered rifles with the right configuration. Let’s take a look at this classic workhorse.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #161: Innovative Arms GRUNT Mini Vs. YHM Turbo K

Good evening quiet friends and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we brought out the Innovative Arms DECEPTION 7.62 for a bit of a show and tell. This week we are going smaller with the Innovative Arms GRUNT Mini rifle suppressor. How does it stack up? Let’s find out.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #160: Innovative Arms DECEPTION 7.62

Good morning can fans and welcome back to the 160th edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new light and modular Nitro N20 suppressor. Last week we brought you a quick look at the Spikes Tactical Compressor suppressed upper receiver in 5.56x45mm. This week we dig into the Innovative Arms Deception 7.62 rifle silencer. The Deception is built like a tank, but how does it sound? Let’s take a look.

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[TFB GUNFEST] History, Stealthy And Sexy – B&T Station SIX

For most of you, today is a fairly normal day. You woke up, fed the dog, drank coffee, did some lunges and/or pull ups and headed out to your gig at ACME Bottle Company. For me, however, your beloved host of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, today marks an important occasion.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #159: The Spike's Tactical Compressor

Welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturer’s of the YHM Nitro N20 modular titanium suppressor. Last weekend was the final exam for my horse grooming certification, so Adam was nice enough to step in and take the reigns. If you missed it, he reviewed the Stealth Project Recon rifle suppressor. Wrapping up TFB/TFBTV Gunfest 2021 in New Orleans, we get a brief look at the Spike’s Tactical Compressor integrally suppressed AR-15.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #158: Stealth Project Recon – Fight 1st Round Pop

Welcome back to another edition of Silencer Saturday as we have safely navigated the abominable year that is 2020, and peaked into the doorway of what shall be 2021! Hopefully, you had a rapturous New Year’s Eve filled with family, friends, and good times. I am not one to make New Year’s resolutions because I am self-aware enough to know that I will never give up cheeseburgers or pizza, but I think we can all commonly resolve to own more silencers in 2021. The last silencer I purchased was a Stealth Project Recon .30 Cal silencer merely a couple weeks ago and we will explore that model further today. As always, we want to note that Silencer Saturday is sponsored by Yankee Hill Machine and we thank them for supporting this editorial series and continue to bring you fresh silencer content every Saturday.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #157: 300BLK Vs. 7.62×39 – The Dead Air Nomad LT

Good afternoon stealthy shooters and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, home of the new NITRO N2O modular rifle suppressor. Last week we explored the inherent problems with federal agencies interpreting laws that are rooted in subjective characteristics. Short Barrel Rifles, Machine Guns and Silencers all rely on extremely grey area interpretations (might as well drop the restrictions all together). This week we shift gears back into a review – the Dead Air Nomad LT combines the weight savings of the Nomad T with the added length of the Nomad L – both of which are fantastic suppressors.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #156: ATF Rulemaking – From Braces To Silencers

Good morning everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM NITRO N20 lightweight, modular, multi-caliber suppressor. We got an initial look at the NITRO N20 last week and I promise to bring you additional testing in the weeks ahead. This week we need to talk about ATF Rulemaking and the impact it can have on other aspects of NFA regulations. Believe me, I’m tired of writing about near soul-crushing topics and would rather be slinging sone heavy subsonic lead quietly downrange. But unfortunately we have some important business  to discuss – there are unconfirmed reports that solvent trap/Form 1 kit manufacturer Diversified Machine was raided by the ATF.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #155: Is The YHM NITRO N20 The Best Universal Suppressor?

Good afternoon readers and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM NITRO N20 universal suppressor. Which just happeneds to be the topic of today’s discussion. Last week we dropped some holiday gift ideas for you, your family and your friends. Today we get back out the the range to test the new YHM NITRO N20 on a variety of different hosts. Is this new silencer on the naughty or nice list? Let’s find out.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #154: TFB 2020 Suppressor Christmas Gift Ideas

Good morning everyone and welcome back to another Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new Nitro N20 modular suppressor which should be in house by next weekend. Last week we finished off our review of the Curtis Tactical CT700P integrally suppressed 9mm bolt action rifle. This week, since the weather is so frightful, I thought I’d check my list for some 2020 suppressor Christmas gift ideas for your friends, family or even yourself.

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Dead Air Adventure Round 2 – The Good, The Bad, and The Quiet

Following up on the late October announcement on their The Good, The Bad and The Quiet contest in Texas, Dead Air Silencers is already planning on hosting round two. One team out of 25 contestants took home a substantial prize package full of silencers, guns and accessories. I’m not sure who these two young Indiana Jones characters are (below) but they look set up for a very good time. Check out the video below for details on the next Dead Air adventure coming up in January.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #153: Curtis Tactical 9mm CT700P vs Ruger 77/357

Good afternoon subsonic shooters and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we looked into the classic three lug mounting system and the YHM R9 as a capable and affordable pistol caliber carbine suppressor. This week we return with more information on the Curtis Tactical 9mm CT700P integrally suppressed bolt action rifle and a comparison to one of my all time favorites, the Ruger 77/357 suppressed SBR. There’s no use holding out on you, the Curtis Tactical CT700P is one of the quietest centerfire rifle setups available today.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #152: One Host, Three Lugs, Three Cans

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining us for another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we discussed the Silencer Central Banish 30, a modular titanium rifle suppressor. This week I’d like to take a closer look at those all important three lugs that attach some suppressors to submachine guns and pistol caliber carbines. Probably the most well known of the quick detach mounting solutions in the silencer world, the three lug system has been incorporated into pistol caliber cans by almost every manufacturer. We’ll take a look at the new YHM 3-lug mount for the R9 as well as the options available from Dead Air and SilencerCo.

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Silent ThanksGiveaway – Support The American Suppressor Association

Our friends at the American Suppressor Association are running a ThanksGiveaway membership and donation drive to help support their efforts to promote and defend silencer use in the United States. As the host of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, this is a subject that is obviously close to my heart. In fact, after health, peace and posterity, my Thanksgiving day blessing will include a wish to repeal the NFA and be bestowed the title of Silencer King of North America. Forget I said that last part.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #151: Silencer Central Banish 30

Hello everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we discussed three options for suppressing the popular 5.56MM AR-15 rifle. This week we dive into the Silencer Central Banish 30 modular suppressor. Unfamiliar with Silencer Central (formerly Dakota Silencer) or the Banish line of suppressors? Read on.

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The Right Tool For The Right Job: Suppressor Socket Set

If we are talking about suppressors, accessories and related gear, I recognize that I may be part of the top one percent when it comes to a statistical overview of the NFA nerds in the U.S. More than likely it can be classified as an addiction or a mental disorder not yet recognized in the DSM-V – a publication of the American Psychiatric Association not the American Suppressor Association. So take it from a silencer lunatic – proper tools are the key to maintain your NFA investments without risking unnecessary damage. Take a look at the suppressor socket set from our friends at suppressortools.com.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #150: .223/5.56 Cans -Three AR15 Suppressors

Good afternoon shooters and welcome to a post election November 2020. This is the 150th edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Turbo K rifle suppressor. Last week, for a special Halloween edition, we went through five strange and spooky suppressor and firearm combinations. This week we’ll go through three top rated AR15 suppressors, each of which have different intended roles and host requirements. Which one is right for you? Probably all of them. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #149: Five Spooky Suppressor Host Combinations

Happy Halloween everyone and welcome to the latest edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by the wizards at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the impressive R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we dug into the 9mm Bul Armory double stack 1911 as a suppressor host. This week I thought it would be fitting to get freaky with our suppressor host combinations. A full moon on October 31st means that people are bound to do some crazy stuff – let’s take a look at some unique setups.

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Dead Air Adventure: The Good, The Bad And The Quiet

Our friends at Dead Air Silencers are hosting a unique adventure opportunity next month. Dubbed “The Good, The Bad And The Quiet, teams of two to five people will unearth clues with a chance to win a prize package with six Dead Air Silencers, a DDM4 AR-15 pistol and more. Contestants will race across central Texas and hopefully be the first team to find the grand prize. All the details on this Dead Air Adventure can be found below.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #148: Quiet Time With The 9mm Bul Armory Double Stack 1911

Hello everyone and thanks for joining us for another Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we took a look at some glamour shots of the H&K SP5K-PDW, a semiautomatic version of one of the most iconic sub machineguns in the world. This week we bring you a closer look at the 9mm Bul Armory double stack pistol – the first threaded model from a company that makes quality competition and carry guns. The SAS II Tactical comes outfitted with about every option you could want in a full-size, hammer-fired carry gun. But how does it suppress? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #147: HK SP5K PDW SBR – SEND PICS

The Dead Air Wolfman is an excellent suppressor that is both wipe-capable and modular allowing the user to configure their suppressor for the host of the day (host du jour). It’s on the pricier side as 9mm silencers go, however you do get what you pay for – a quality setup that is basically two cans in one.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #146: Join, Or Die – The Honey Badger Pistol Brace

Good afternoon readers and thanks for joining us for another edition of Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new R9 suppressor. Last week we got a peek at impressively quiet, integrally suppressed, bolt action 9mm rifle from Curtis Tactical. We’ll get another look at this setup in a few weeks. Today I’d like to discuss the recent news about the Q Honey Badger Pistol Brace receiving undue scrutiny from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE).

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SILENCER SATURDAY #145: 9mm Bolt Action Integral – Curtis Tactical

Good afternoon subsonic adventurers and welcome to the 145th edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new R9 suppressor. Last week I laid out ideas on some of the best 9mm pistol hosts currently available. This week we head back into the ‘best millimeter’ world with a special treat – a 9mm bolt action rifle and an integral suppressor – both from my friends at Curtis Tactical. Some of you are scratching your heads saying “why would I want a bolt action 9mm host?” The rest of you are rubbing your hands together with a Gollum-like look in your eyes. Let’s take a look and see why this could be a significant milestone for quiet shooters.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #144: Top 9mm Pistol Suppressor Hosts

Good afternoon fellow suppressor lovers and welcome to the pumpkin spice edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM R9  pistol, carbine and rifle suppressor. Last week we discussed the pros and cons of running a can underneath a handguard. The bottom line (for me) is that if it serves a purpose and you can protect your hands, carry on. This week I wanted to run down some of my (current) favorite pistol suppressor hosts. Prepare your pitchforks since I am sure to include something you hate and leave off something you love.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #143: Suppressor Under Handguard – Should You?

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to another Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the impressive little Turbo K 5.56mm suppressor. Last week we did a bit of POI shift testing with three of the most popular rimfire silencers on the market. We’ll get it to more suppressed precision rimfire rifle work with the Vudoo Gun Works V-22 in the weeks ahead. But this week I wanted to touch on the common suppressor under handguard question. Is it a good idea? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #142: Precision Rimfire And Suppressor POI Shift

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the high performing and very affordable YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we took a look at the FN509 Compact Tactical, a pistol that was born to be suppressed. This week we are shifting gears to precision rimfire shooting and point of impact changes when adding a silencer. Is suppressor POI shift on a rimfire rifle a concern? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #141: FN 509 Compact Tactical – 9mm Quiet Time

Good evening fellow hush lovers and thanks for joining us on the Labor Day weekend edition on TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by the good people at Yankee Hill Machine- manufacturers of the R9 multipurpose suppressor. In fact, we got an initial look at the YHM R9 last week and we’ll be following it up with some side by side comparisons shortly. Today I wanted to show off a new host I’ve been having a bit fun with – the FN 509 Compact Tactical. With a threaded barrel and suppressor height sights/optics options, this gun was born to be suppressed. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #140: The New YHM R9 Suppressor – Your Golden Ticket?

Good morning substars (copyright 2020 – Pete) and welcome to another installment of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new R9 suppressor. Which coincidentally is our topic today  Last week we discussed damaged suppressors and the legal and regulatory hoops owners have to go through to make repairs. Repeal (and F) the NFA. This week we finally bring you a look at the the YHM R9 suppressor – a 9mm can with benefits. I’m usually not a fan of do-it-all wonder silencers. Is the R9 the exception? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #139: Repairing A Damaged Suppressor

Hello everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday, a weekly discussion of everything related to suppressors and their host firearms. We are brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new R9 9mm suppressor which should make its debut here next week on the recently released  H&K SP5K-PDWLast week we discussed picking the right 5.56 suppressor for you, a seemingly easy process that will lead to different results depending on your goals. This week I thought we should talk about how to handle a damaged suppressor – if you shoot suppressed weapons enough, it will eventually happen to you.

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