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Old 11-07-2011, 22:08   #24
gary newport
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Originally Posted by cowboy1964 View Post
You're compromising on velocity. Everything has a trade-off.
No compromise on velocity is required: compare 180-grain .40 defense loads with standard or +p 185-grain .45 ACP.

That said, I prefer 230-grain loads in .45, gladly "trading off" velocity for mass, while keeping bullet diameter nice and big. However, I don't consider that to be a compromise!
A forum with WalterGa is a more informative, funnier, and more interesting place.

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