Short gun ammo question
I appreciate your help in this forum as well in other publications that you have made contributions to over the years. Thank you for helping many of us.
I have a question concerning ammo selection. I have carried a 5" 1911 for many years and have used a variety of hollow point ammunition. Recently, I have had to change my carry gun to something much more concealable and settled on the XDs, small enough to conceal easily, but allows me to stay with .45 I know and trust.
All that being said, when dropping to a much shorter barreled firearm, is there benefit to using an ammunition like the Hornady Critical Defense that is not as reliant on bullet speed for expansion?Or are Gold Dot and Ranger just as viable a defensive round regardless of the barrel length?
Thank you much for all you do.