Identify your gun's readiness for a silencer. The interior end of the barrel will be threaded with grooves if a silencer can be mounted.
Take your gun to a machine shop to thread the barrel or to replace the barrel you have with a compatible one. This can sometimes cost more than the gun itself; if the price is too high, buy an adapter, which mounts a silencer without requiring any work on the gun.
Make sure your silencer is compatible with your barrel. Know the brand, model, and caliber of your weapon before selecting a silencer.
Screw the silencer into the barrel's grooves counterclockwise if the barrel is compatible, or follow the instructions given with the adapter if you're using one.
- The Hayduke Silencer Book; George Hayduke; 1989.
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