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I like 3d printing, so this is really cool, and a very bold move by Daniel Defense:

Once the cost of the 3d printers (which print metal) come down to a level where the average person could afford to buy one, I see the suppressor industry and a lot of other industries absolutely being destroyed if the finishing required isn’t time consuming and difficult to do.  I know a lot of people said that about 3D printing as a whole (plastic etc..), and so far I don’t think it’s hurting anyone’s sales because the quality of the home printers isn’t all that great (from what I’ve seen) and getting your part to be usable and look “factory” really isn’t as easy as just opening a file – hitting print – perfectly finished part.  I’m guessing people don’t want to spend a lot of time in the finishing stage. Interesting in this case that Daniel Defense is doing this, because they aren’t a suppressor company.  This is their first go at suppressors, as far as I know.

They are saying 30 – 40db sound reduction depending on the platform.

The MSRP is $1157 for the quick detach version, and $986 for the direct thread version over at the Daniel Defense website.

I’m actually surprised it took this long for one of the large companies in the industry to do this.

Thoughts?  You waiting for the day full files for everything gun related is available for download?  I could picture my dude Cody Wilson making the news again for something like this… an open source 3D printed metal suppressor for the people.  Maybe Daniel Defense would even release the files sooner or later just to shake things up?

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Innnnnnnnnteresting:

No threads or permanent quick disconnect attachment at all… it just sits next to the barrel 🤔.  The hand clap science they did in the video isn’t enough to convince me this is a good idea.  Conventional suppressors stay with the barrel even when it tilts (such as the Glock barrel does when the weapon is cycling), that Glock rail isn’t exactly something I would trust to hold that big thing and not move.  I’d hate to get some speed holes I didn’t want in a suppressor.

Ugh 0:54 we see that the guy has a spikey base plate on his glock magazine.  Cool accessory brah:

The look of the suppressor is really low effort… I like that in this case though.  They could have went crazy with the fillets and chamfers and logos and recesses but no.  They really owned the functional brick look. EDIT: Looks like I spoke too soon. After I embedded the video I see that the video screenshot contains what I guess is the final version 😂.

Man that guy demoing the product is TIER -23 AF.

I don’t know if Fischer Development has a website, because if they do I can’t find it.  It says they are “distributed” by ISSC Austria though, so you can click through to that site and bother those guys for info if you really want.

Thoughts?

Gat tip: doublequestionmark

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PROTECT THE COCHLEA AT ALL COSTS:

Interesting info.  Well done video as always from Silencerco.  You know a video is good when it actually works as good marketing, but it doesn’t come across as having been made solely for the purpose of marketing.

Brb going to call Silencerco and ask them when the HPA (Hearing Protection Act) is going to pass.  haha just kidding… man I bet suppressor companies get that question a thousand times a day.

Thoughts?

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I initially skipped past this video until a blog reader put me onto it:

Man, that integrally suppressed Maxim 9 is still basically the coolest thing I’ve seen in years.  I never thought I’d see someone shooting while doing a sport, especially in an advertisement for a product… it was cool though.  Now I want to see more people shooting while doing other sports.  It would really boost my interest in some of the more mundane sports like golf for instance.

Thoughts?

Gat tip: Justin

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Same dude, different food:

haha why not!  I hope hollywood switches up and uses a twinkie or a pineapple for an assassination in a movie sometime rather than the played out potato or pillow.

This is the same guy who came out with the twinkie silencer for the .22 LR yesterday.

You pipehitters have any thoughts?  Is this guy poking the NFA beehive a little too much for your comfort level?  All good as long as the pineapple isn’t attached?

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Future NFA item? DON’T TREAD ON TWINKIES:

You just know some neckbeard from Reddit is currently preparing his letter to the ATF to ask for their judgement on this.  Then there will be a letter issued by the ATF… and that letter will be ambiguous.  Just in case though people will start baking their own twinkies, but they won’t call them twinkies and they will be a different color so it will be ok (grey area) to use them as suppressors for the time being.

Yea you laugh at the Twinkie NFA item thing… but the ATF determined a 14″ shoestring was a machine gun so I really wouldn’t put it it past them.

Thoughts? 

Gat tip: SayUncle

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