Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

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Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by dowser » Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:16 pm

Is there any difference in these other than the packaging?

Hornady Item# 80877 - 300 Blackout 190 gr Sub-X® Subsonic
https://www.hornady.com/ammunition/rifl ... ubsonic#!/

vs.

Hornady Item# 80895 - 300 Blackout 190 gr SUB-X® TAP®
https://www.hornadyle.com/rifle-ammunit ... b-x-tap#!/

I ask, because this is available at the moment for $2.50/rnd (save a nickel if you buy a case) so I picked some up to resupply:

https://www.velocityammosales.com/produ ... rain-sub-x

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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by dellet » Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:29 pm

No difference except the box and wording on the label that probably says something like "not for commercial/ resale" or "LE military only"

They might ask for verification to sell to you, might get their PP wacked for selling to the public if they do, It's generally a price point, sales contract issue.

Same ammo tho.
300 Blackout, not just for sub-sonics.

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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by plant.one » Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:43 pm

only the packaging and that one is marketed for 4 legged critters.


but $2.50/round... ouch! does that include the Vaseline or no? :shock:
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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by dellet » Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:51 pm

plant.one wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:43 pm



but $2.50/round... ouch! does that include the Vaseline or no? :shock:
Clearly you have no idea what TAP stands for
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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by BlogSarge » Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:37 pm

Yeah, a year ago I was paying right about $19/box. Should have bought more; better investment return than my mutual funds!

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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by dellet » Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:20 pm

BlogSarge wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:37 pm
Yeah, a year ago I was paying right about $19/box. Should have bought more; better investment return than my mutual funds!
Gotta love that Tactical Ammo Price.

If you buy a case it comes with sun glasses and voucher for a free virtual class on when it's proper to do a Tactical nod.
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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by bearcatrp » Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:03 pm

Since Hornady signed that government contract to supply subsonic ammo to the military, finding anything 190 sub is impossible.

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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by BlogSarge » Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:32 am

dellet wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:20 pm
BlogSarge wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:37 pm
Yeah, a year ago I was paying right about $19/box. Should have bought more; better investment return than my mutual funds!
Gotta love that Tactical Ammo Price.

If you buy a case it comes with sun glasses and voucher for a free virtual class on when it's proper to do a Tactical nod.
Buy two cases and they throw in a tactical trimmer for your tactical beard.

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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by BlogSarge » Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:35 am

bearcatrp wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:03 pm
Since Hornady signed that government contract to supply subsonic ammo to the military, finding anything 190 sub is impossible.
Things are going to dry up even more for a while for sure. Good news for Hornady, but puts us non-military customers in a tight spot.

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Re: Hornady Sub-X Subsonic vs. Sub-X TAP?

Post by plant.one » Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:18 pm

BlogSarge wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:32 am
dellet wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:20 pm
BlogSarge wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:37 pm
Yeah, a year ago I was paying right about $19/box. Should have bought more; better investment return than my mutual funds!
Gotta love that Tactical Ammo Price.

If you buy a case it comes with sun glasses and voucher for a free virtual class on when it's proper to do a Tactical nod.
Buy two cases and they throw in a tactical trimmer for your tactical beard.
does that include the tactical trimmer tactical case? or do you need to buy 3 cases to get that? #askingForAFriend and all that... :mrgreen:
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