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Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by TheJackBull, Oct 23, 2015.


  1. TheJackBull

    TheJackBull Monkey+

  2. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++

    Looks like my choice didn't expand so readily or consistently.
    Good info - thanks!
     
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  3. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Land Projectile Moderator

    Great information!![chopper]
     
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  4. TheJackBull

    TheJackBull Monkey+

    yeah I was surprised at some of the results. I'm a bit more proud of my 9mm choice now.
     
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  5. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Land Projectile Moderator

    And what are you using at this time?
    I have been carrying the Hornady Critical Defense for some time.
     
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  6. AxesAreBetter

    AxesAreBetter Monkey++

  7. BlueDuck

    BlueDuck Monkey

    Great sight. Good information.
     
  8. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    Nice post! I cant imagine how long it took them to do all those tests
     
  9. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    Ditto, in 9mm (I actually have the same thing they tested with as well, which I really like).
     
  10. MountainMariner

    MountainMariner Clearly Ambiguous

    Looks like I've made some good choices with the Hornady XTP 147gr in 9mm and 230 XTP in 45 Auto. I also shoot the 200 grain XTP in 10mm. My hand load velocities are almost exactly the same as their tests.
     
  11. NotSoSneaky

    NotSoSneaky former supporter

    Can a Mod make this a sticky or a "resource" so it'll be easier to find in the future ?
    I'd hate to see this disappear in the stacks.

    @TheJackBull Great find ! [coo]
     
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  12. chimo

    chimo the few, the proud, the jarhead monkey crowd Site Supporter+

    230gr HST FTW
     
  13. TheJackBull

    TheJackBull Monkey+

    Federal 124 gr HST... consistent expansion. not the greatest penetration on the list but it opens up every time.
     
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