Originally Posted by chopper duke
A suppressor doesn't clean the same as a gun so while they may have still be viable at the beginning of the season, they could have quickly become to dirty to be effective. Plus, they looked "improvised" so sound reduction was probably limited to begin with. It's possible they got to the point of being ineffective.
Exactly. Without a shop to service and make more, silencers will have a short lifespan.