All the shot pellets clustered into a single hole just large enough to put a finger through. Much of what the great hunting magazine gurus wrote decades ago, and what we often take as gospel, was made obsolete by the innovation of modern premium bullets. One thing no one seems to have touched upon is that the factor most directly relevant to whether the malefactor is immediately incapacitated is the malefactor himself. This occurred after the second wall. It is also the most common round in Latin America. Hornady Critical Duty rounds.
.223 less overpenetration than pistol round?
Even cops swear that bad guys just cant fire back when hit will a 45 than with a 9mm. If you go fast enough, you can swing all the way around a swing set in a arc Jamie: I believe kinetic energy and size play a very big roll in stopping someone dead in their tracks. That commenter should have saved himself a lot of stupidity by just saying "I don't know dick about ammo, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night. Varmint hunting is a great pastime. The thing I completely disagree with is a "virtual" simulation.
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Being a veteran and law enforcement officer, I see both sides of the argument. The cartridges and loads discussed are all top quality. Scaloribi, It seems to me you are comparing Apples to Oranges. Hornady grain TAP The effect of grain TAP was so contrary to expectation that it demanded immediate investigation of how the slightly heftier grain equivalent performed. The FBI had more firepower but the 6 agents who had it did not make it to the shootout in time. All of the deer I have shot before last season dropped in their tracks, that was with at.
Until then, shot placement with any commercially available ammunition will offer you the best chance of maximizing your duty ammunition's stopping power. Basically the conclusions of your simulation is that had the ammo been more powerful in this situation, then the shootout would have ended. Shot placement is more important than anything. Hey if the attacker runs away though, you have accomplished what you wanted. A gold dot or equivalent is a great substitute. I will gladly read your study when it is published.