The .38 Special is one of the most popular handgun rounds in the country. A lot of us use it for recreational target shooting but it’s also very common for hunting, and of course, personal defense. While it doesn’t have the speed and hard-hitting power of its younger and larger sibling, the .357 Magnum, there is little doubt that the .38 Special has the capability to defend but what’s the best 38 special ammo for self defense?
The trusty 12 gauge is one of the most popular tools to use to protect your family’s home. But what’s the best shotgun ammo for home defense? In this article, we explore some of your best options.
As gun people, we often become obsessed with ballistic data, particularly with energy and velocity. It’s easy to understand why we get so deep into the numbers. Muzzle velocity and energy are often stamped right on ammo packaging. Muzzle energy is a prime comparative figure and could be the reason you pick one load over another. In this guide, we’ll examine why muzzle velocity is important and how you can use it to be a more effective hunter and more prepared self-defense shooter.
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As well prepared as you think you are, if you’re shooting the wrong ammo you may be giving an attacker a leg-up without even knowing it. Barriers can wreak havoc on a bullet that’s traveling through the air toward your target. Do you know how your self defense ammo stack up against some of the toughest intermediate barriers?
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Join us as we dive in to a wealth of ballistic testing data to try to determine what some of the best options are for 380 ACP self-defense ammunition.