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Another 9mm Question

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by mikiep, May 25, 2012.

  1. mikiep

    mikiep

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    Hey Mas,

    In a very short range self defense situation such as arms length apart like in a car jacking distance. Would a person be better off using a +p or none +p such as a 147gr out of a 9mm with a barrel length between 3.1" - 3.5" so there is less chance of over penetration.

    Thank you so much for your time.
     
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

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    Assuming the same bullet weight, the faster +P/+P+ loads should mushroom sooner and wider, resulting in a wider wound path with less penetration.

    best,
    Mas