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Old 05-02-2012, 12:21 AM   #1
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Has anyone used the Rimington subsonic .22? How is the pinatration? Is it worth having for a shtf situation?



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Old 05-02-2012, 12:28 AM   #2
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They have their uses. Makes the gun sound like a bb gun.
In a shtf situation I would think you'd be better off with full power rounds.



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They have their uses. Makes the gun sound like a bb gun.
In a shtf situation I would think you'd be better off with full power rounds.
So they realy dont have enof penatration for
lets say head shots.
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I wouldn't wanna get hit with one. They would probably work. I've used them on small game etc.

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So they realy dont have enof penatration for
lets say head shots.
I have some I killed a coon with them popped it in the head
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I've used them alot. I really like them. But the range is shorter. Everything has pluses and minuses.

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The quieter the better in a shtf situation. Noise might bring 2 legged predators. A suppressed 22lr would be an ideal hunting weapon. Head shots would be best. I watched a Utube video where the hunter took 2 rabbits sitting together with head shots from a suppressed 22lr rifle. The 2nd rabbit did not move when the 1st rabbit was hit. Standard velocity and most target are subsonic. Most HV is subsonic in a pistol. The subsonic rounds are usually more accurate because of sound barrier buffeting.
http://www.ballisticsbytheinch.com/22.html

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Uhhh.... Just want to point out that ALL .22LR match grade ammo is subsonic.



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