Originally Posted by Sim123456
I personnaly think that you can't silence something that is already silent. A AEG will make most of it sound from the motor and gearbox, wich can't be silenced by putting a mock silencer at the end of the barrel. So coolness factor or longer inner barrel hidding, wich is why I use them.
50/50, sound from the piston moving/gears and motor. A well shimmed mechbox with a perfectly set motor height will end up only really making sound from the piston. A silencer will suppress the sound from the piston making a properly set up aeg dead silent. I have my 416 set up silent like this.