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sharpshooterbjp 06-24-2012 12:07 PM

Is .25 ACP of any use for self defence ?
 
Is .25 ACP of any use for self defence ?

jjfuller1 06-24-2012 12:28 PM

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Originally Posted by sharpshooterbjp (Post 847559)
Is .25 ACP of any use for self defence ?

if its all the pistol you can handle then yes. personally i want something bigger but a that would be better than a .22, and way better than nothing... recently shootings have been in the news with .22 causing deaths

rjd3282 06-24-2012 12:32 PM

Sure if you throw it at the bad guy.

hiwall 06-24-2012 12:51 PM

"Is .25 ACP of any use for self defence ? "
The only answer is yes.

Is it the best choice? No
Would I look down on you if the 25 was your choice? No

HOSSFLY 06-24-2012 01:06 PM

If its all you have its great :)
If not then no :(

JohnJak 06-24-2012 02:21 PM

Proper placement is key with all calibers.

kytowboater 06-24-2012 02:23 PM

Would rather shoot someone with a .25 and piss them off, than throw a rock and really piss them off.

fast20 07-17-2012 02:28 AM

ive carried a beretta 25 for years... better than nothing and esp in hotter weather... sorta like carrying a cell phone, a little heavier... lately ive been carrying a taurus 380 and a beretta nano 9mm... i think you might be better served with a higher cal. there are several 380's that are great for pocket carry... lot of it, is what you are comfortable with... and if you can run after you shoot someone with the 25 ;)

locutus 07-17-2012 03:16 AM

Thousands of military and police carry them for deep cover back up.

a .25 between the eyes is better than a .45 in the gut.

Wiebelhaus 07-17-2012 03:29 AM

I read about a cop who shot a guy 17 times including the final three in the head that were finally fatal, he was using a .40 cal.



...yea talk about spray and pray.


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