Legal for private ownership in 39 states, suppressors—also known as silencers—are often overlooked by gun owners because they are not aware that they can still be easily purchased. The Fall 2014 issue of Modern Shooter aims to change that with an entire issue dedicated to suppressors and their benefits. Modern Shooter is available now on newsstands and also as a digital download at

This latest issue of Modern Shooter, a special project from the publishers of Gun Digest the Magazine, focuses on the popularity of today’s suppressors and the technology available for handguns, rifles and shotguns. Readers will find the most comprehensive guide on understanding how suppressors work, their benefits and how to easily purchase them in your state. The issue includes a detailed history of the suppressor, which was first patented in 1909 by the son of the inventor of the machine gun, and a piece on hunting with suppressors in Europe. Plus, Modern Shooter reporter Brian McCombie shares his experience at Silencer Co., the leading manufacturer of suppressors, as they unveil their remarkable new design for a suppressor that fits on a shotgun.

For individuals thinking about purchasing a suppressor, lifelong law enforcement professional and gun expert David Bahde discusses the ways suppressors can affect a firearm’s performance, including point-of-impact and less recoil, and author Dick Jones walks readers through the simple step-by-step process of buying a suppressor. After considering the advantages of suppressors, intrigued potential buyers can check out Modern Shooter’s exclusive previews of more than 20 models of current, fast-selling suppressors for various firearms. Expand your understanding of this exciting aspect of recreational shooting by picking up a copy of Modern Shooter today.

Modern Shooter magazine was created in conjunction with the new television show of the same name, which debuts on the Sportsman Channel in January 2015.


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