So, what do we look for or watch out for when selecting ammo? Bold move on your part my friend! Curious about your thoughts and keep the blog going! For more information about this ammo, go here. Sign up to receive new product announcements, special offers, and the annual product catalog. The most successful defensive bullet design has historically been the jacketed hollow point, or JHP.
Liberty Civil Defense Ammo 45 ACP +P 78 Grain Fragmenting Hollow Point
As an aside, Ruger is having this ammo produced under its banner — evidently they believe in its effectiveness. The only round on our list to use a heavier grain bullet, the PDX-1 has certainly garnered a great reputation. Like the TAP cartridges, two weights of projectiles will be used; this will provide an apples-to-apples comparison of performance at the same bullet weight. This load has widely been recommended for home defense, but in water testing, we saw only 4 to 6 inches of penetration with only one or two pellets exiting the first water jug. This article originally ran on Guns. Competition shooting is another tricky one to judge how rounds perform. That way, you can practice with it and also carry it for protection.