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Old January 12, 2013, 11:50 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by Skadoosh:
Train to make the bullets land where you want and even a hit from the lowly 22LR will kill a person where they stand.
Yes, it's not what you hit with, but rather what you hit. Immediate incapacitation requires a hit to the CNS or a vascular structure that will produce a precipitous drop in blood pressure that results in unconsciousness.

Unfortunately, there are those who'll always be looking for a bullet that produces that mythical "100% one-shot-stop" regardless of what part of the human body it hits. Ammunition design can never compensate for ammunition placement.
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