Faux Silencer

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Introduction: Faux Silencer

how to make a fake silencer

Step 1: Getting Materials and Tools

Gather these items:
  • An Airsoft pistol of your choice
Materials:
  • Metal Conduit
  • A Highlighter
  • & two CD's
  • Tissue
Tools:
  • A rotary Tool or a drill and preferably a press of some sort
  • Super glue or a strong glue like it
  • A 3/32" drill bit
  • Needle Nose pliers
  • A saw frame
  • A saw blade (for cutting metal jewelry blades work like charms)

Step 2: Preping the Highlighter

  • Get your highlighter.
  • Remove the back of it .
  • Take out the ink cartridge.
  • Flip your pen around remove cap the proceed to pull out the felt tip .
  • Then cut of a piece of the nozzle 3/8" is left.
  • Then with you drill or rotary tool drill six columns of holes around the case of the highlighter.

Step 3: Getting Your Conduit

  • First measure the straight section of your highlighter.
  • Then grab your uncut section of conduit and mark on it how long it needs to be.
  • Get your saw and frame and proceed to cut off your conduit piece

Step 4: Cutting Your End Caps

  • gGet your CD's .
  • Measure your conduit onto the center of your CD's and mark with a writing implement.
  • Drill a hole on the edge of your line.
  • Then proceed to cut with your saw.

Step 5: Assembleing and Finishing

  • Get all your parts and your super glue.
  • Get your highlighter case and wrap your tissue paper around it so it is as flat as possible.
  • Then slide into your conduit twisting as you go.
  • Then glue on your end caps and depending on how clean your cuts were you may need to sand the edges of your end caps but i didn't so you might not have to.
  • Get your paint of any choice probably black and get it to match your guns finish.
  • your done

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    It's not illegal because that would not work on a real firearm. And yes it is a fake suppressor because it will not suppress an actual firearm.

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    Well thats how real silencers are made,though.

    nope, they are made w/ washers and pipe....not tht i have made 1...

    Well this is ilegal because this isnt a fake silencer as you say it is, it's a real one.
    I wouldn't make these anymore because of that reason. But still a good instructable. I just wanted to let you know that these are real so you wouldn't get into trouble making these.

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    As long as it has blaze orange on the tip its not illegal.

    not illegal anyway, just highly advised :P

    its not like it can silence an airsoft gun that much, unlike real guns, airsoft doesn't propel bullets using expanding gasses caused by an explosian. a silencer works by dispelling these gasses (to make it simple) and in an airsoft gun (every single one ive seen in reakl life, even ones i didnt use) , one, did not shoot like this, and to most of the noise came from inside the gun. therefor this cant silence an airsoft gun very much, possibly a gas a little bit, but mostly just muffle, there for is a muffler not a silencer.

    it's not illegal if it can't be used on a real gun. he used fragil cd's that would break away if used on a gun. the atf couldn't charge you with any crimes.

    very nice. yeah i was happy with mine.

    in the last step it looks like a pink co2 cartridge with holes in it lol

    is there supposed to be sound in the video?

    i have a question, hows it attach to the gun, does the highliter slip in the barrel? cause that would block BBs, i already have a silencer but the tip of the gun i want it on is not threaded so i need to know how to attach it straight.

    also, in yours you didnt need the holes all that much. just more realistic, correct?

    i need one of these because im an airsoft asassin($35 a hit,depending on the mission).

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    Woo u could get rich off of a single match

    sort of, i usually do local stuff but still. o and leave a message 4 me on my orange board and ill usually respond in a week or 2

    what size conduit do you use?

    My glock 23 serial number is the safety :P