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Old September 28, 2012, 09:12 PM   #107
Sarge
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnKSa
The short story of handgun incapacitation is that it can't be reliably achieved "with the speed needed in a defense situation" unless the central nervous system is significantly damaged. And there is no handgun/bullet combination that can guarantee that since that's primarily dependent on where the bullet goes (is aimed).
I'm soundly convinced that the difference between 9mm ball and the 'best' 10mm JHP will not compensate for 2 1/2" of lateral dispersion from the centerline of the body.
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