Hunting with a silencer pros and cons

Have you ever noticed that hunters who use guns, rifles, etc. suffer from hearing issues? The reason is the intense loud noise of the guns firing. The noise affects the shooters and hence can have a severe impact on their listening capacity, probably making you deaf!

Why should we invest in a silencer?

To be precise about the problem of hearing in hunters the reason is that the tiny hairs in our ear which are responsible for processing the sounds and allowing us to hear them are damaged due to loud noises. "When your ears are exposed to noises going beyond 140 decibels permanently damage your ears and not surprisingly almost all the firearms produce noise of that degree."

A small 22. The Caliber rifle also produces sound above the limit of our hearing capacity. While large rifles produce a sound of more than 175 dB.

The most prone shooters to hearing problems are Hunters as these guys don't wear any protective gear for their ears. The biggest concern is the hunters hearing ability, but using a suppressor can actually make your hunt a stealth hunt.

This will allow you to be more efficient in your hunts as the animals will not run away if you miss any shots! Basically using a silencer is one arrow and two targets! Most of the suppressors bring the calibers well below the 140 dB mark making it safe for the hunters.

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As we have understood the importance of a suppressor, we need to form a cemented base on how to choose the silencer of the gun? What are the conditions which the silencer needs to satisfy before it gets locked on a Gun?

Choosing a suppressor is like choosing a sidearm, both need to be perfectly suited for the job! In the hunting world though it is not so-called "professional" different silencers fill in different roles, just as different guns have different functions.

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What to look at when you are willing to buy a silencer:

  • Suppressors are made for specific calibers. Make sure the suppressor you buy can handle the caliber you intend to use it with.

  • Considering the efficiency of suppressing sound wider and long suppressors are successful as compared to shorter and thinner ones, but in order to be more efficient one needs to pay a lot of costs! Meaning the wider and longer suppressors are quite expensive.

  • If we need to compare the durability of a suppressor Steel and alloy suppressors are the best and are quite cheap, but on the flip side they are heavy when compared to titanium, but the latter is not cheap nor durable. So everything has its own flaws and pros.

  • Another fine option of suppressor material is aluminum, as they are cheaper as compared to titanium and light as compared to steel, but they aren't that sturdy, so a hunter looking to use the suppressor a few times can opt for the aluminum one. But if you use the suppressor on a consistent basis and you are a recurrent hunter then one should opt for steel, alloy, or titanium suppressors.

Suppressor attachment system:

  • A direct thread attachment system is the most convenient mounting system. Silencers that use this type of attachment system screw directly onto the threaded barrels of a supported sidearm.

  • On the other hand, we have a quick detach system also. This type of silencer is completely different and a bit perplexing as compared to direct thread. It needs a special mount or muzzle to secure the can to the end of the barrel.

Benefits and disadvantages of Direct thread attachment:

  1. Benefits of direct thread attachments:

  • Dt's are a bit lighter and shorter as compared to Quick detach as there is one counterpart missing or not needed in the direct attachment which is the Muzzle.

  • Direct thread silencers are quite cost-effective and are the simplest suppressor to attach.

  • Precision shooters/ hunters choose direct thread because they have a minimum point of impact shift when changed from suppressed to unsuppressed fire or vice versa.

2. Disadvantages of direct thread attachments:

  • The direct thread suppressor uses a single thread pitch meaning the gun used by the shooter needs to have a barrel with the same thread pitch as the suppressor.

  • Another drawback is the thread needs protection when it is not mounted on the gun. It adds up some expenses.

  • Direct thread suppressors can come off the gun on their own, their fitting is not as perfect as Quick detach.

Direct thread attachment silencers on our website:

  1. The KGM R 6.5: 900$


Advantages and disadvantages of Quick detach suppressors:

  1. Advantages of Quick detach silencers:


  • Swift detachment and reattachment of the suppressor and the gun.

  • They have the tendency to stay attached in a better way compared to the Direct thread attachment.

  • If one likes to go back and forth from suppressed to unsuppressed shooting the QD is what you are looking for.


  1. Disadvantages of Quick Detach silencers:


  • Though QD is sturdy in terms of locking it up with the Gun, it is not at all cheap.

  • Point of impact consistency is completely neglected when you use Quick detach suppressors if you shift from suppressed to unsuppressed frequently.

ON THE MARK has the two categories of suppressors available on the website:

  1. KG made

  1. Thunder beast arms


The KG-made silencers have two types of suppressors on our website one is called the KGM R 6.5 and the other is called KGM R 30 which are priced at 900$ and 1000$ respectively.

Here are the links for the products which will allow you to buy the products more conveniently:

  1. The KGM R 6.5

  2. THE KGM R 30


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