That would be any distance given the circumstances in which you need to defend yourself.
Greg Ellifritz's data from shootings does not show the 9mm doing any better than 380....
The S&W M&P380 Shield EZ fits some of those criteria. 8+1 rounds, 18.5 oz. Pleasant shooting.
Why would hollow points be a problem?
Rimlock is not likely. The 380 is rimless. Even if the rim of the upper round gets behind the rim of the lower round the top round should...
Not according to SAAMI specs. Also, the 45 ACP (1904) was created before the 30-06 (1906).
Of the ones tested in that video. Has has run other 380 ammo as well.
Probably any gun caliber would do in that case. It's not like the BG stopped to shoot it out until he dropped dead or lost consciousness.
How did you come to this conclusion? Have you seen Ellifritz's data?
Speer says the SB bullets are designed different.
According to research done by Greg Ellifritz (using your metric of average number of rounds until incapacitation), the 38 special, 380 Auto, 32...
Carry whichever gun you want.
It does not matter what I or anyone else would choose, because we are different people with different needs and...
Lots of companies make a 9mm 124 grain JHP bullet. Take your pick.
Given your stated preference of not willing to change OAL, don't shoot them in the 1911. Problem solved.
Nice group. Great shooting!
Didn't expect that from me, did you. :)
Here is Sierra's data from load manual #6:
The point here is that as handloaders we can sometimes safely get faster speeds than normal by selecting the right gunpowder. With a 45 Auto, one...
there's some information on them here; https://www.ssusa.org/articles/2018/6/27/handloading-shell-shock-technologies-nas3-cases/
Ignore Hodgdon's OAL for their WSF data. It's a long story.
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