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Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:00 am    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

this thread was buried waay back so thought I would bump it to see if any updates...
trying to get a week day off work to take my centrefires up to gunsmith to have suppressors fitted..then the fun begins as I will make up some "cat sneeze" loads for the x39 and try them out.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:01 am    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

You are allowed suppressors!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 11:35 am    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

hell yes!!!! but not handguns or military style semiautomatics without jumpimg through hoops.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

It's quite normal that you have to reduce the noise where it originates. Everybody does so with all kind of engines. Can you imagine all cars driving without silensers? But once guns and rifles come on the table, the use of silensers is often not allowed. And afterwards they close shooting ranches because they produce too much noise. Some things are hard to understand.

Maybe the world could have a look at the Scandinavian countries. I've been told that hunters have to use a silenser on their rifles to avoid their dogs becoming deaf. Well that's a very good reason.

Here we suffer from the same madness, even the silenser itself is forbiten. Unless it's for a car-engine, a lawnmotor or even an airrifle.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

Well said Aloys.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

Well, here in Oz, apparently as soon as you own a silencer you become homicidal maniac ..
Or thats what the governing bodies believe anyway
bloody morons

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 2:39 am    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

SWMBO tells me I get a day off on the 5th Dec so will get it done then.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

My home state is now allowing suppressors for hunting. I'm trying to decide if I want to jump through all the federal hoops to get one for .22 rim fires.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:31 am    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

tried out first loads
7.62x39mm
151grn cast HO HO hollow point
6 grns TB powder
standard primer
phiiit POP when they hit
fired one at a 40 yard target...near enough!!!(sorry Slimjim not very scientificated)
next 2 shots popped 2 rabbits
Im a happy chappy!!!!
will do some decent range work soon as I get time.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 5:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

bit gory darn came out in wrong order.out hole Shocked then in hole Confused then both whole Very Happy



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 5:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

wtf No easter bunnies for you! Razz

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

Bee-Yew-Tee!

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:wtf: No easter bunnies for you! Razz

Try not to shoot at rabbits wearing top hats and carrying baskets and you'll be right mate.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

here are the projectiles

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:49 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

Lots of damage mate...gut shot rabbits are not good. Having said that...they low velocity loads are certainly doing the job mate. well done.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Hey Gelan - Subsonic Ammunition. Reply with quote

Elvis wrote:
here are the projectiles

Mate with those projectiles, you can safely go up to 2000 fps with no problem.
It wont blow up above 900 fps as claimed by the guy who cast it.

My H&G #38 cast boolits on the other hand WOULD blow up above 1450 fps Smile from my 1 in 8 twist barrel.



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