Gun Accessories

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Hiram Percy Maxim is credited with the invention of the first firearms suppressor. Interestingly and logically enough, he also designed and manufactured automobile mufflers.

When Did Suppressors Come About?

Suppressors have been around for about a century now. Discover how the firearms accessory came about and its early days and uses.