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January 17, 2012
New Winchester PDX .223 and .308 Self-Defense Ammo
Winchester has added two rifle rounds to its popular self-defense PDX line of ammunition in .223 and .308. Check out this video for more details.
Question: 12"-16" of penetration is considered NOT over-penetrating? How is this determined?
Winchester must be taking the obesity epidemic seriously
Looks like Fidel....LOL!
All he needs is a cigar...
Wow...you know, I have to agree with you. I do look like Castro. Now knock it off before I delete your profiles :) -DM
"Go ahead, make my day" LMAO!
The Fidel comments gave a good chuckle. But concerning 12-16" penetration you seen the size of some people these days?
firedog11 that's very true. But, when we talk about over-penetration in a home or self-defense situation, the conversation is often limited to handgun and shotgun ammo. I think 12 to 16" is a pretty good for what are typically high-velocity rifle rounds. They did some demos on ballistics gel and the wound channels created by the fragmenting outer shell are impressive. Keep a look out for those photos!
I wouldn't call a rifle a self defence weapon. How about handgun ammo?
The FBI Tests (wich is what dicktates what most LEA's carry) concluded that 12" was the minimum for ammo to effectively stop an attacker. I would not mind 16" if I was in the country but for suburb life I guess 16" wouldn't be to mutch but I'd rather stick wityh 12".
The smart thing to do would be to load Frangible rounds at low velocity that would not pass through the perps body. Has this been considered?
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