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Thread: cans and subsonics !

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    Join Date
    Jul 2017

    Smile cans and subsonics !

    Bought the Savage 64 semi target model and put my Gemtech can on it.

    Tried every subsonic I could find ..... none functioned it.

    Finally was told to try Winchesters, 100% perfect function and 1/2" groups @ 50 yards.

    Hope my experience saves you some money.

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    Boolit Master
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    Jul 2013
    barry s wales uk
    My 1022 likes power point winchester too

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    Boolit Man
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Yeah it's a shame 22s can be so picky. CCI subs are pretty accurate and quiet out of my 10/22 with a can. Too bad my green mountain barrel doesn't like them.

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    Boolit Man
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Near the Keg
    Try SK Standard or Standard Plus. Works awesome, especially with the Neal Waltz point form dies.

    I shoot the heck out of it with a Ruger MK III and Silencerco Sparrow Suppressor. Works great until the gun gets dirty.
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    Boolit Master chickenstripe's Avatar
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    Jan 2008
    Western, Pennsyltuckey
    45gr CCI Suppressor Ammo will also do the trick

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    May 2015
    Wichita, KS
    This won't help the Savage 64 any but for the 10/22 crowd, Volquartzen came out with the new Firefly bolt. Essentially a super light bolt group that will reliably cycle sub and standard velocity ammo, including CCI quiets. Not supposed to use hi velocity though.

    I have a Lakefield Model 64 which is the Canadian made version before Savage bought the rights to it. Its been a finicky gun since new, it prefers the higher velocity stuff. I think that it just a trait of the model 64 design.
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    Boolit Master

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    Mar 2011
    Quote Originally Posted by chickenstripe View Post
    45gr CCI Suppressor Ammo will also do the trick
    I really like the CCI suppressor ammo. I use it in a CZ452, but the hollow point on the 45 grain bullet really has some smack when it hits.

    It has been hard to find, but recently bought 1K online.

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    Nov 2012
    missouri ozarks
    I like winchester truncated cone hollow points for my subsonic ammo.
    Mostly from a bolt gun though.
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