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'he constructlen 0, - Pl .. '.. -: in of man 0 "these devices ,_ 010 .d be in 'Ii. ·lo'ti.'OD .' f arlous ederal State I and Lee I la _. SCi Please contaet " our local BI,A,.T"FII olftice for an~r inform,ati,on ,DU may require, 8,1_ 'OR~. attem',pl,iDlth1f' c,oD·.···ructio,R of any of 'the e d.e-' lees. Se ere penaltl I. are pre,~ , crib e • '- fo - violators of Ih e .~' e I a.' _!

The -~u -~I.ish,er assumes no respon ib',ili'l_ Ior the use o,r m,i' u e lof' an infor'ma'tion cont ined in this, 'I] ok,

These ,ar'1i,ciles are presented :for academic !I,ud,), 10nl, !

TABL OF CONTENTS

Introd uction ~ ~ I~ ~ II ~ .' ~ ~ II ~ ~ ~ i. 1

Construction Section i II II ~ ~ • II ~ 4

Screen Silencer ~ ~ ~ r ~ ~ i ~ ! ~ il ~ 6

Soft Drink Bortle S ilcncer '1 ~ I • 210

Pipe and Soft Drink

Bottle Caps Silencer .. , .... 32

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weapon, due t "(: minimum uf m \jng parts · nd most n tlce bt in . n , p n b- II 'U om' " ine un weapc n or erni-au - \\' 'Nl ~ In real prac i e. h \ - ev r, all three \\ c - pon ~" - tern -" have b en fec~, \"el}

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INTRO' DUCTION"

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One of the problems man has had 'to contend with throughout '[he history of firearms. has been noise, Prior tal discharging an unsilenced weapon, some shooters have the tendency to flinch in anticipation of the muzzle blast, thus affecting accuracy. After discharge, a bigger problem is the period IQf temporary deafness the' shooter experiences,

Gun noise a] so, anracts attention, and for individuals or small grOUP" lor combatants. facing a superior force," this could mean detection and disaster,

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bull ts. If U sin . _2 ~onQ rifle c~ liber arumun itit n, lr f

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)f ill ~ the n ,isc as: (I. iared \\,i tb n r arm s, the n'~ Jst \i unificant i~ ~he I1IU~' I bill 1.., \!. hie h i. Icau red bv

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The I JbjCCli c f I'll . ~r sllenc ·r de inns is n redu -11: he 1111111.1. bJ, ·~t b) pre, Crt jng th. su en rcle: e' f the hn prupeU' nt ea ~L ~ enough [ r uce i s pro sUfI' \( n I \\ r iL~ LI In _ r uur .

In constru .: in an' .ilencer, th re ar . iii ~. \\' pr iru ~hill . h uld b consi ere . ir L. uch ". Ih purp J .

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rilencer Ion ~ar_g. I nd bulky, lotto impractical.

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.ilc II .ers, an \\ iH to' c their l:lle.cltivt;nes. til ter a fi~\ shots ~

o ne F I he ru a i n fe 3 ru re ~ u f t"h _; S C $.i ~ e nc e r - . tr side ~ 1 he i r 1 _I \" t,', t .. l. i s the if leo al i ty. ederal, Sta te and L[J(:a1 I a \\ s pr hi bit the p . c '. ion . r any firearm

ilene ing device \" iLhI uta special license. Y *u mu. ( fi r~l ap p~ ~ f~ r the' I icen _ c" the n if appr ved "I pa~ :.l - pee iaJ La x of .' .... 00,. no and then pro .eed lO assem ble vuur silencer, Thu the de ian 0 the C' ilencers arc

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..:.' E~1 BLED. is pet eetly legal, AL \\ ~', "._ remember thal all~ ,,",'. ~. '~IBLE .' devi c. whether ir be irnpro\ is d or profess jnnaJ I ~ "lade ~ tu reduce the ound If'-V I ur a firearm is illegal \r\ ithout this spc ia~ He n ,e. J n "" 1l1C·· tal ~. 't (u are not . i v - n u choiee ~ · .

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all sound suppre: sors are pr hibited [0 pri\ ate citi-

zens. h -k \' irh -our toe _ J suth rules 8,EFORE mnstructi ~n.

Although most of rhe silencer. presented in ~hj b iok can be in._talled (I) pracr i. ~~ 11_ an} \. apon ii [0 achieve rna irnurn e feet ivcnc .. ~ the author recommends [h use r a ~ 22 Ions rifle caf r weapon ~

Expt.'ri ment :~u ion ~. 11 ke.;< e I c me nt in de vel pin g on effecri ·eilcnct;r .. Di 'ereru dinmet rs.Tenerhs. . nd hapc nla) have a great effect nne efte ~Ij ene ss of n de: ign,

{N r . : Dimensions in this book are aiv n a r ..

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\ cap n. ~ (U nla~ require d <.Ii er nt length r di .. am "I. r or both.

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a jig saw or hacksaw to l~'LI[ '(he ~IOl and files tornonth ,an) rou ,hi c 01 ~~. Th s 10 nlllJ~~ be Ion - cno ugh o -hal [here is r ' m Ih inch rc % inch f pipe extending Pit t'_e 'back of ~he frout sight.

I m tall [he pipe t() the sun Yl1 th the h lise clamp in the back 0'· rbc from sight. \Jlo~her 3CCICP- able method r(,r pip installation is L ) slo: one end ,f the pipe and fi le a notch t one ide. Thi can then be sl ipped over the Iron end nr the barrel and h ld in pial re by twl (-

ing rile pipe, ha it cafe-he ~ bhind rhe front :i,ghtJ.

Proceed b) punching and drHHng the btl- He cap·, usina a, drill \\ ith a, htr er d,i' m ter '[han the caliber no

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uf the bottle caps.

,OTE: When con ,truLling 'hi di 'po,ablc,i lencer ~ it i s, best UJ l u ve 'l h ~ hOIJ,e through the center plen ~' large rc prevent the - u ~let r'Llm'tri.jn2: the sUencer~i r in should

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Begin .j lling 'the pipe \\ ith the bunt. ea - s ~ stackin - them all in one' ire 'Ii n \ ith the drill .d holes pointi n~ (u\\ ards the end cap. - \' ~ tke ure the la.; L bottle cap

h ,- the drilled h lc '- wards the end ca ~ nd is half \\~ay nut l r [hi': pipe, IhiJ[ \\'a} '(he end eap \NiU push against it when -n- tailed. ho~ding rh cap -, irrnl .. r ins i de l - e il P e _

FinaJlly~ pJa. e a cleaning rod _ r any' lh, r suitable rod thr lugh the silencer and into he barrel, this ls n en- ere alinnmcnt f the - - P"" \\ ith the barrel nd end cap. lnsta]] nd cap. Befnre iring, remove the cle H-

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ReM'1 n construction by t1riUing the pipe \ ~ th [our '"0 \\'S of ev nl ~ SfnJJ'liCd wA. inch d i,,-Ul1C [ r ht)il:· ~ i c 0 degrees apart. The nurnbe r u holes "~iU be deterrn ined by the length of t'hJe pipe. Dcburr ~U holes. both inside and outside after drilll i ng _ II

I eXL CUI a shu f If the . re nl sjgh~~ IJ ing aji~ saw or hac k saw for rl uyh CUUi'11g and files ro . 111U uh the edges. Thr slot should be It ng enough so mha1lhe pipe extends abnun VI inch 10. one inch past [he: b ck of the frontsight. Try Iu make i~ ~JS ('ight a fi~ as pus~,ibiL! .

. lide the pipe onto (he- barrel. with the fr,ont siaht in r h . slor. p) Ii Li( n the hose clamp beh ind 1 he front sight and clos t'l1l [he End of the pipe,", Tighten clamp

(use tape [u bring up barrel (01 • izc, if neces sary),

'lake sure that '[he pipe is _Inug and ligh'i a.tJ,U'inst the barred L pre ent ~L rrnm ~\'O bling,

CUlL the piece of soft rubber into a di k shape havrng a diameter slightly ~M, er than that of the . ur· tde diameter t)f~he pipe. With ,8 harp razor or knife make an ~~, ~ It :1.1 I he 1('" nter I. ,r. the disk, Put I he ru bber di k'

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CUI uU~ be ri \le~ in thecopper scourin pad and un rt~dd nhcnl~ this \ljliU make i l easier ~ , wrap them n er th pipe,

"/rap [tl copper I enuring pads '. cvcrat should b used, dependi ng n the length u[ the pipe). around rbe pipe a lighlJ~ a ~ pas' i ble and h fd them in place \ i In [he palm of ) our len hand. pru~ _ the ~nn rubber disk \~ j th the · 1 X · ~ ~ i ~ he t I! n Ie r o f II h :. pip ~ hoi e ~ , n d h u I d in pJ ace \\ ilth the orefinger I~nd thumb of }f''_ IJr tc L hand, Begin taping around the rubber t isk and roll of

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copper pad with your r;ght hand, rnak ing certain the h ~X ,.,' in the rubber disk i . lil~ aligned \vi1lh ~he h I ~ in the pipe, ( . simple way h) assure al i_tJ"nmenl is 10 pass a cleaning rod through the ~ ~ X"" and into inc barrcl.j

'sing wide rape will make the job a tOI easier. Extend the Ulp1e rat c nough to (he trom ·0 ~ n wi I J. hu I d the rubber iJh!t~ in place.

Onee thc rubber III isk i,· in place, b egin wrapping back, verlapping the (ape as y~ u gn, Extend the ~a.pe hack ro ~hc front s.iehl' covcrina the whole ~ 'silencer' ~

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