What is a suppressor? What’s the point of using one? How are they usually portrayed? We’re going to tackle some common suppressor myths and questions in this week’s article! I can simplify the subject of the suppressor fairly easily by just saying there’s a lot of bad information and many misconceptions about the suppressor. Contrary to popular belief, the suppressor is not a tool used only by criminals and assassins. There are a number of positive benefits to shooting with a suppressor. Many people have a much more positive experience with firearms if a suppressor is used, whether it’s the shooter, the bystander, or the neighbors that live near a shooting range! There are few downsides and many positive benefits of using a suppressor, so let’s get started!