Has anyone looked into using their .30 cal in subsonic mode?
I have a 30.06 with a T8 and am curious as to what could be achieved at the lower end. I'm aware of the dangers of partly filled cases and that some kind of packing media would also be required to prevent flashovers or detonation!
Obviously with a bullet speed of less than 1125 fps, it would reduce the muzzle energy greatly.
But would lets say a 250 grain bullet still be 'deer legal' in UK (1700 ft/lbs)?
I suspect probably not?
I'm thinking of a 'whisper quiet' close range muntjac stopper that could be used in a densely populated wood right next to an equestrian centre, town, school etc.. without causing too much disturbance.
Could it be done?