This is a discussion on I'm a believer in 45 ACP FMJ for defense within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Skygod The less "Rambo" ready you seem the better chances if faced with a jury. YMMV. And that was my reason E ...
A man fires a rifle for many years, and he goes to war. And afterward he turns the rifle in at the armory, and he believes he's finished with the rifle. But no matter what else he might do with his hands - love a woman, build a house, change his son's diaper - his hands remember the rifle.
Wow this thread is full of myths.
FMJ penetrates clothing better so don't carry JHP in the winter.....
Hollow Points will get you in trouble with a jury......
What is next? The .45 ACP removes limbs with a single shot?
.45 ACP will stop a man and throw him backwards?
The .45 ACP will not only remove limbs with a single shot or throw a man backwards, it kills tanks too!
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I'll stick with the 230 gr JHP for self defense. I quit listening to all the internet drivel a long time ago.
SLOW MOTION 45ACP Remington 230gr Golden Saber impacting ballistic gelatin - YouTube
Kimbers are the guns you show your friends....Glocks are the ones you show your enemies.
Battle Plan (n) - a list of things that aren't going to happen if you are attacked.
Blame it on Sixto - now that is a viable plan.
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It is also well documented that the .45 "ball" rd will shoot thru two men's torsos, so to say it does not overpenetrate is to commit a huge error.
Can you please point me in the direction of this well documented fact?
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