Can you hunt with subsonic 308?
Because of the long shape of 308 bullets, they don’t expand well at subsonic velocities unless they’re radically re-designed. Killer subsonics can easily be found in the . 45 caliber or above in the 400-500 grain range.
Is a 308 a subsonic?
308 Win ammunition features a Hornady 168gr AMax projectile that is accurate, even at the lower velocity. This ammunition is designed to be shot suppressed (Silencer) and truly is “Hollywood Quiet.” It is engineered for optimal subsonic velocity using a 20″ barrel, but shoots great through a 16″ barrel as well.
Can you hunt deer with subsonic ammo?
Well, sort of. Subsonic cartridges do produce less noise than full-velocity rounds, but there’s no free lunch—as usual. Your rifle will still go bang, and none of this quieter ammo is powerful enough for hunting big game much past slingshot range.
What grain is subsonic for 308?
Atomic Match Ammo 308 Winchester Subsonic 175 Grain Sierra MatchKing.
Is the.458 SOCOM a good sound suppressor?
In terms of sound suppression, you can expect nothing but phenomenal results. As you all might have already known, the .458 SOCOM is a big caliber. This means that it packs a pretty heavy punch that might make shooting uncomfortable.
Can a.458 SOCOM round be shot without ear protection?
However, with the SilencerCo Hybrid 46, it makes shooting and/or hunting with the .458 SOCOM round much more pleasant. Most experts probably won’t recommend this, but the SilencerCo Hybrid 46 has such incredible sound suppression capabilities, you can shoot your .458 SOCOM rifle without any ear protection and still have low tonicity to it.
Which is better a 458 SOCOM or a 308 Winchester?
The 308 Winchester offers ammo ranging from 125 gr to 175 gr while the 458 SOCOM offers 250 gr to 600 gr, which are heavier. Since the 308 Winchester are lighter, it travels faster when shot. Hence, it will spend less time in the barrel, causing it to have less recoil. With this, the 308 wind over the 450 SOCOM.
Can a.458 SOCOM rifle be chambered for an AR 15?
If you are planning to build your first AR-15 chambered .458 SOCOM rifle, you have quite the project ahead of you.