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SILENCING IS NOT A CRIME! WANT TO REALLY GET A HANDLE ON SILENCERS? Visit, where you'll fnd everything you need to know about federal laws pertaining to silencers, how to become a silencer owner, the "Do's and Don'ts" of ownership, and everything inbetween. Whether you're a licensed frearms dealer or an individual interested in personal silencer ownership, we provide a comprehensive curriculum covering everything from legality issues to silencer history, cleaning and maintenance, and much, much more. Learn everything you need to know about silencers at PAGE 10 BUT IT REALLY SHOULD BE CALLED A SUPPRESSOR, RIGHT? ® Want to start a debate hotter than Georgia asphalt? Just sit down with your shooting buddies and start talking about silencers. You can bet good money that someone is going to stand up and tell you, "It's a suppressor, not a silencer." Let's end that argument once and for all. IT'S A SILENCER!! In 1908, Hiram P. Maxim, son of machine gun inventor Hiram S. Maxim, realized that his shooting may be disruptive to the neighbors. Maxim, a considerate genius with a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT, developed the frst silent frearm, with what he called a "Silencer". Essentially, Maxim's invention worked the same as a muffer on a car. Hot and often still burning gas fies out of the gun and rapidly expands in the air at supersonic speed, creating a BANG when a shot is fred. Maxim realized that if he could trap that gas in a confned space and allow it to cool as it expanded through a series of baffes, the sound of the rapidly heated air could be reduced. Maxim's invention was extraordinarily popular and could be bought at local hardware stores or through the mail for $3.25. Even though Maxim stopped production of frearm silencers in 1930, his design remains as the foundation for every silencer made. ADVANCED ARMAMENT CORP. PRODUCT CATALOG 2013 WWW.ADVANCED-ARMAMENT.COM

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