Video: Watch a Suppressor Shred Apart in Destructive Test


Modern suppressors, or silencers, or reliable devices that you wouldn’t expect to fall apart after firing a few rounds through it. After all, getting one means paying $200 out of pocket for a tax stamp and waiting a considerable amount of time before you can actually get your hands on one, so manufactures are keen to focus on quality.

That said, what will happen if you subject one to a destructive test? Such as firing full auto 5.56 out of a suppressor only rated for full auto .22 LR? Will the suppressor catch on fire? Explode? Or shred apart like tissue paper? Take a look at what happens below.


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