Combat Effectiveness of the .44 Special?
How would you rate the general combat effectiveness of a .44 Special load consisting of a 240 gr LSWC at 800 fps? The potential threat matrix would include two-legged and four-legged (vicious dog, coyote, mountain lion, black bear) predators.
What would be the expected penetration in soft targets?
Would the round be prone to extreme over-penetration?
How would the terminal performance of this round compare to the traditional 246 gr LRN at 700-750 fps?