Personally I wouldn't bother with HPs the 44 already makes a big enough hole and HP don't seem to perform expand well. This is because there are not many cartridge to choose from. The Glaser Safety Slug is a good choice for self-defense in a. The concern that a bullet would pass through the body of a subject and injure an innocent bystander is clearly exaggerated. It was not long and the potential of the. I used an "ammo wallet" and it was OK.
The Hornady grain XTP offers a good mix of control, expansion, and penetration and would also serve in either revolver. This one clocked fps and penetrated a quarter-inch less than the. Glasers are probably the best alternative for use in heavily populated areas, due to the. This is a perfect example of that. As a result, no shotguns made specifically for defense are available in 16 gauge. Despite its "9mm" nomenclature, this cartridge actually uses an odd diameter bullet, about 9.
Feeding the Gunblast Bulldog - A Study in Terminal Ballistics
Although there are other reasons why the BG kept going. We do have the Hornady gr XTP JHP show a pretty significant difference in the amount of bullet drop from the other rounds within the cartridge and this is even more noticeable when compared to the. In this article, we will take a look at these high velocity and hard-hitting handgun cartridges by comparing certain ballistic and other performance categories. Uncle Elmer's "all-purpose" load, the same Keith over 7. I think we can all agree that there are some pretty damn reliable semi-auto's on the market today. I tend to favor penetration especially in low velocity hand guns and even more so in small caliber ones.
Groups do not do the business in personal defense. I missed the part about the Bulldog. The Gold Dot may not have been consistent in expansion, but it always expanded to some degree. I could see this argument in a world where every round hit target however, the reality is that every round doesn't hit target. I am aware that in some jurisdictions, actually shooting someone with such a handload will get you branded in court as a mad scientist type by some bottom-feeding attorney who files suit on behalf of the "poor, innocent" deceased. Yeah, that's why sooooo many law enforcement agencies are using hard bullets instead of JHPs nowadays, right? Tom Johnson June 19, at