This is a discussion on hollow points within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by PT-111
Those are good articles. Thank you for posting the links.
But, I didn't read anything in them that would make me ...
August 29th, 2006 11:49 PM
The second article hits it more than the first, but it makes a point that you want a certain amount of penetration that becomes harder to get when an arm is in the way or if the torso is turned (common in shootings). A ball round doesn't have any problems getting the penetration in those situations. A HP round might. I'm not so much worried about the slightly larger wound channels as I plan on firing more than once to stop a threat. I also feel confident in my accuracy in that sort of situation. Iraq was good for one thing at least.
Originally Posted by PT-111
For me I prefer the one that gives me the penetration no matter what. That and I get to shoot what I carry. Personally, I don't think any handgun round is the right answer. They're all too weak. Although, I must admit the EFMJ rounds do sound intriguing.
August 30th, 2006 09:27 PM
Things are getting less than sensible - and thread drift is becoming personality attacks.
Please no more or we close shop. CC is a place for civility.
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