August 3, , No standards means no guarentee on caliber and ammunition performance. Thank you very much John. I am fairly new to the 10mm but have been carrying the DT in my So, please test the more powerful Underwood loads in gel and prove your statement. The 10mm is a very versatile caliber for those who need to carry a pistol. The 10mm's power comes in handy for animals and barriers but for person defense its recoil which slows follow up shots and its increased weapon size make it a poor choice for general self defense when compared to a 9mm or 40sw pistol.
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I've seen people write they s don't have the sectional density to penetrate effectively for self defense or hunting. Ballistic Resources Gain a deep knowledge of ballistic science and access our improved ballistic calculator. With that in mind I decided it was time to get some facts together. Just my 2 cents but I haven't seen many deer that are thicker than 10 or 11 inches broadside so I'd say they would work purty awesome. Rich D'Auria March 24, at 2: In the winter, if I had to deal with miscreants wearing heavy clothing, the s would ensure penetration even after getting through leather jackets or down vests. First, it is perhaps the most reliably expanding bullet made.
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I believe you may have transposed the heavy clothing and bare gel results. But, I myself wouldn't be comfortable with the generally accepted level of penetration a grain hollow point will provide. I then shot seven rounds of each bullet weight over the chrono in order to get a good average of the bullet velocities. Nick, you are exactly correct and I agree with you.
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Description: Joyce Hornady, and continues right through today. After the gel test was finished and we got the measurements we moved onto the chronograph. Got into reloading and now I have , grain coming my way only grain promotion listed in 10mm that I dont know what to do with other than plinking or decimating squirrels. Great write up on the 10mm auto cartridge. Since it did not expand as much there is not as much surface area to slow down the bullet in the medium.