GMod Main Weapons (hl2) Sound Issues

Hey FP, could anyone help me with finding a sound fix for the generic hl2 weapons that come with gmod (pistol, smg, shotty, etc.)?
I must have downloaded (a long time ago) a weapon pack that overwrites the original sounds and models for the guns with more realistic sounds although there are two problems caused by this:

  1. The guns sound way too loud in comparison to other sounds ingame
  2. I hear the same sounds when other people use the main weapons (multiplayer) and even if they are shooting from halfway across flatgrass the guns sound like they’re right next to you, i.e. no loss of sound over distance.

I usually just pose so Ive had this problem for a while and have only decided to do anything about it now.
Thank you for any help you can provide.