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Old 11-23-2011, 05:18 PM   #1
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do you guys think it would be worth it to have a silencer on your rifle
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Old 11-23-2011, 06:00 PM   #2
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It depends, what are you hunting? What rifle are you hunting with?
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If zombies are the target then yes.

Sent from a Droid...but not the Droid you are looking for. Move along.
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For a strictly hunting rifle? No, not really.

For hunting anything "else" - absolutely.

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Absolutely!

No muffs for target/plinking. When hunting, you get more shots before spookingthe game.
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Some states its illegal ro hunt with one period. Some only nuisance animals. Some no restrictions. Check your local game laws
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Absolutely!

No muffs for target/plinking. When hunting, you get more shots before spookingthe game.
You really need to learn to shoot!!! Never been hunting Ehh!
Game animals are 100% tuned to their environment, they know what sounds should be there, and those that are foreign. A suppressor will not help at all.

BTW WA, I like Muff!
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J, yes your right on game being attuned to their surroundings, but just like people, there are idiot animals in abundance. My uncle managed to empty his Marlin 336 at a deer, never hit him, the deer looked right at him and didn't even bother to run away until he started reloading. I still give him hell for that episode.
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While the terms silencer and suppressor are both used, with VERY few exceptions, NOTHING will truly silence a highpowered rifle. You can SUPPRESS some of the noise from the muzzle blast, but any bullet traveling over the speed of sound makes a high pitched KER-RACK (sonic boom)

To own a suppressor in the US, you must be 21, legally able to own a gun, live in a state where you can own a suppressor, and have registered it with the BATFE, and paid the $200 tax on the transfer.
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While the terms silencer and suppressor are both used, with VERY few exceptions, NOTHING will truly silence a highpowered rifle. You can SUPPRESS some of the noise from the muzzle blast, but any bullet traveling over the speed of sound makes a high pitched KER-RACK (sonic boom)

To own a suppressor in the US, you must be 21, legally able to own a gun, live in a state where you can own a suppressor, and have registered it with the BATFE, and paid the $200 tax on the transfer.
Great job on communicating!
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