A Word of Caution about Hornady’s Critical Defense Handgun Ammunition - by Shawn Do
This is a discussion on A Word of Caution about Hornady’s Critical Defense Handgun Ammunition - by Shawn Do within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by taseal
no lol. it's not so that it melts.
they fill the tip with a polymer that upon impact gets pushed, and ...
August 22nd, 2012 02:18 PM
And you are correct, I assumed that there would be some melting but evidently the bullet does not hit a high enough temp to liquefy the polymer. in doing a little research I found that some bullets require a plastic tip to aid in feeding as not to get jammed into the ramp like the (soup bowl) designs of extreme shock bullets and as hunting rounds go the plastic tip bullets can be used in tubular feed guns so when fired they don't cause a chain reaction from the recoil
Originally Posted by taseal
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September 4th, 2012 03:54 PM
I used to be a fan of the CD until I looked at some photos of not half expanded bullets, but bullets that were only expanded on one side.
Have no idea what they went through to get that way but I'll stick with my Gold Dots or the TAC-XPs.
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