SILENCER SATURDAY #335: Let’s Do The Twist - Bullet Weights (Lengths)

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed holsters for suppressed pistols and a handful of models currently on the market. This week we get out our pocket protectors and nerd caps and talk about the importance of the optimal twist rate for a specific bullet length when shooting a suppressed platform. Fear not, there is no test at the end of today’s lesson. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #333: 'If Money Was No Object' – NFA Grail Guns

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we revisited the S&W M&P 15-22 and the Gemtech INTEGRA integrally suppressed upper. This week we discuss our NFA Grail Guns and the hypothetical question of ‘if money were no object, what would you buy’. So, what is your list of NFA firearms that you’d buy if you hit the Powerball jackpot?

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SILENCER SATURDAY #332: Quiet Summer – M&P 15-22 And Gemtech Integra

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed some sound science and the reasons that breaking the sound barrier isn’t tamed with even the best performing suppressors. This week we spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon with the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 and the Gemtech INTEGRA integrally suppressed upper receiver. This is one of those combinations that captures the pure summer fun of plinking or target shooting. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #331: Sound Science For Suppressor Lovers

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Today’s episode is a continuation of our basic knowledge series that pulls back the curtain on sound science for suppressor lovers and the physical properties of making gunshots quieter. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #330: Memorial Day 2024

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we touched on some basic suppressor metallurgy to understand the correlation between elevated heat and tensile strength. This week we pause our series in observation of Memorial Day 2024 and to remember why this weekend is more than just beer and barbecues.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #329: Bring On The Heat – Suppressor Alloy Metallurgy

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we took a trip back in time to my first suppressor purchase – the 9mm Liberty Mystic. This week we dig in to a bit of alloy metallurgy with a look at the properties of some of the most popular silencer alloys. Should you buy a titanium or steel suppressor? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #328: Thinking Back To... My First Suppressor – The Liberty Mystic

Editor’s Note: The laws and regulations surrounding the National Firearms Act (NFA) are complicated. Know and understand your local, state, and federal laws before making any alterations to firearms and suppressors. I personally believe that NFA regulations shouldn’t exist, but until the laws are repealed, make sure to stay safe and legal.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #326: First Shots With The YHM Bad Larry Suppressor

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we took a look at the SIG Sauer SLX556C, an ultra compact 5.56 rifle suppressor. This week we finally get our hands on the YHM Bad Larry suppressor, a .338 bore can that can handle anything from .338 LM down to 5.56×45. Since I am still trying to figure out the best 8.6 Blackout testing platform, I’ll be shooting its little brother – subsonic 300BLK. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #325: Small Simplicity – SIG Sauer SLX556C

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. I would like to thank Erik for running point on last weeks edition with a look at the very obtainable suppressors from The Nordic region. This week we get back on the range with a simple and compact direct thread rifle suppressor – the SIG Sauer SLX556C. When it comes to longer barrels and supersonic rifle rounds, compact silencers are a blessing. Let’s take a look at this small but mighty can from SIG.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #323: Suppressors With Defined Borders

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed the purported criminal use of suppressors. This week we take a look at the reasons why you can’t take certain firearms, including silencers, across international borders, even if they are legal in your destination country. If you had dreams of packing your favorite can for that dangerous game safari hunt, it’s probably not an option. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #322: Of Acorns, Crime, and Silencers

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we talked about an an NFA administrative checklist to keep all of your important items in order. This week, since we are still in between suppressor reviews, we discuss the number of silencers used in crime by way of the sound of acorns. Do you think the criminal use of suppressors is a problem in the U.S.? Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #321: NFA Administrative And Maintenance Checklist

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we discussed the fast approval times and a few impulse-buy suppressors if you feel like spinning the roulette wheel that is the ATF eForms NFA application process. Due to an ongoing snow/ice/rain storm, we are staying inside today by a warm fire and tackling our NFA administrative and maintenance checklist. I know you need to get caught up as well. Let’s take a look.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #320: Fast Approvals – Five Suppressors You Could Be Shooting Next Weekend

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we used a bit of liquid to make some small cans quieter. Today, because we are starting to see very fast approvals of eForm applications, here are five suppressors you could be shooting by next week. You heard correctly, next weekend. Stay with me and I’ll explain.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #319: Wet Work – Shooting Quietly With Tiny Suppressors

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we took a look at the current state of the ATF eForms system and NFA application approval times. This week we take a look at wet work – or shooting with an ablative material – to improve the performance of small suppressors. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of shooting wet.

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SILENCER SATURDAY #318: ATF eForms Update, Upcoming Suppressor Projects

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we pulled out an old favorite – the MK12 and the Allen Engineering AEM5 .223 suppressor. This week we are going to discuss the ATF eForms update and some upcoming suppressor projects for 2024. Let’s get to it.

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