Question: Can I Shoot Subsonic Ammo Without A Suppressor?

Can a friend shoot my suppressor?

While only the individual transferee or a responsible person of a trust or corporation can legally possess the item, others can certainly use it while in your presence.

Letting a buddy at the range shoot it is perfectly fine, so long as the owner is present and in control over the situation..

Why is subsonic ammo more expensive?

If the cartridge is normally subsonic (38 Special, 45 ACP) the most economical loading will be coincidentally a subsonic load. For . 22 LR ammo, special low velocity cartridges cost more than high volume sales standard velocity and high speed loadings. High precision target match ammo costs a lot more.

Do suppressors require subsonic ammo?

Therefore for a suppressor to make a gun “silent” the bullet needs to be subsonic. Now, there is specifically subsonic ammunition, but with a long enough barrel and a good enough seal, they may be able to go supersonic. And supersonic ammo can go subsonic too, if the barrel is short enough and the seal bad enough.

Do Navy Seals use subsonic ammo?

At present, the Defense Department does not have subsonic bullets “classified for use in the calibers provided by any DoD service.” That doesn’t mean special operations forces never use them. Commandos have used subsonic bullets since World War II, though these are mainly effective in smaller guns like the .

Does 300 Blackout have to be suppressed?

One “fact” I hear a lot is that the 300 Blackout is strictly a suppressed short-range, short-barrel load. … That was fine, as everything needed for 300 BLK was available off the shelf, requiring only a barrel change over a standard AR-15 5.56mm rifle.