- May 16, 2023
Arms and hands are frequently hit, and can add several inches of penetration on a frontal shot, depending on the angle of the bullet's path through the arm.
A bullet has to possess enough penetration potential to not only reach vitals, but to pass through them to damage them.
Well, for Self and Home defense, shooting until the threat is stopped is a given.
That takes into account precise fire, including less than optimum hits.
And, again, a Ka-Bar combat fighting knife has a 7" blade.
For a reason.