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Posted: 2/24/2007 4:46:56 PM EST
I have seen balistics test on Handgun ammo but not on .223/5.56 does any one have any links and does it matter if I'm using it for practice or is it just a if SHTF ammo?
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 5:50:41 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/25/2007 5:44:10 AM EST
Personally, I've never really understood anything but FMJ .223. 5.56/.223 uses fragmentation as the primary wounding method, and this method is very effective. As far as I understand, JHP hinders the fragmenting process, as it just causes a mushroom. So, in effect, you're really shooting a heavier JHP .22. For the range they'd be fine, but I personally wouldn't rest my life on it.
Link Posted: 2/25/2007 2:08:00 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 3:47:02 PM EST
So why is the HP more avaliable then FMJ
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 4:08:17 PM EST
military was prevented from shooting people with hollow/soft point ammunition.

can't cause needless suffering.

when i went to boot camp we were told that we did not make booby traps, we made anti-personel devices. now i think they call them mines. claymores with gasoline anyone?
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