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Old 01-09-2018, 05:37 PM   #1
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anyone ever killed pigs with a subsonic 22 suppressed. I never figured it would work but have seen videos of people dropping some big pigs that way
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:41 PM   #2
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Don't see y not see people dropping them with .22 PCP air rifles and the projectile weights slot less
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:45 PM   #3
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Smaller hogs in the ear hole......Done it plenty.

I have seen others hit 6-12 times in the forehead just get ticked off.
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Old 01-09-2018, 07:08 PM   #4
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I have killed a bunch in traps with sub-sonic ammo out of either rifles or handguns. Right between the eyes and they are DRT!
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:59 PM   #5
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sure it will work, but there are a lot of other, much better choices,,, the real question is why?..... put a can on a larger caliber , the results will be better
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:34 AM   #6
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I plan on it soon. Not the best option but at close range through the ear hole it should work.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:28 AM   #7
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For killing them in a trap is all I would do.

No way I would ethically hunt with a 22 for hogs. Not a chance.

I shot them with .300 and .308 and had them run
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:44 AM   #8
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If you are in close, 22lr they work dang good. My uncle has killed more with 22lr than any other gun. He hunts thick stuff and most shots are less than 40 yards. Many under 10 yards. He says he can get 4-5 fast shots in with CCI Stingers and they don't go any further than one shot with his 556.

That said, based on his results with Federal standard ammo vs CCI stingers, I don't think subs will get the job done.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:46 AM   #9
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I shoot a bunch of them. I'm sitting in a pop up blind 25 yards from feeder. You have to eat joke them.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:48 AM   #10
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For killing them in a trap is all I would do.

No way I would ethically hunt with a 22 for hogs. Not a chance.

I shot them with .300 and .308 and had them run
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:43 AM   #11
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CCI standard velocity work with head shots. I did kill one on the run with multiple hits to the body while one was running once.
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:55 AM   #12
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sure it will work, but there are a lot of other, much better choices,,, the real question is why?..... put a can on a larger caliber , the results will be better

Why? My suppressed 22 and suppressed 300BO aren't even remotely comparable in noise levels.
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Old 01-11-2018, 08:51 PM   #13
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Why? My suppressed 22 and suppressed 300BO aren't even remotely comparable in noise levels.

and not in effectivness either!
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Old 01-11-2018, 09:02 PM   #14
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I got lucky and dropped a nice sow at 50yrds shooting subs out of my pistol. Double tapped her in the lungs.
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Old 01-11-2018, 09:15 PM   #15
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