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HK45 Compact

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by Java, Jun 8, 2011.


  1. Java

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    Mas,

    I was wondering if the 3.90 inch length of the barrel. Would be better to use the Gold Dot short or standard ammo.

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    Brian
     
  2. Mas Ayoob

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    The Short Barrel load was, of course, expressly designed for use in the shorter barrels and does very well in testing. However, I haven't run across any actual shootings with it. Several departments are using standard Gold Dot .45 ACP for both service pistols and shorter-barrel autos issued to detectives and administrators, and I've heard of no problems. Might just be a coin toss. I personally wouldn't worry about carrying either in one of my Glock 30s.

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