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Old 05-11-2012, 04:20 PM   #31
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Would the 9 mm be my first choice? No.
However, if it was all I had, I think I would be ok with it, as long as I can get to pick the ammo.

Key issues:
Shot placement. If you don't hit the critical bits, caliber is irrelevant.
Ammo choice. If you're not subject to the Hague Convention, spring for good SD ammo that has proven to be reliable in your gun.

There is no shortage of people who have reached ambient temperature because of the 9 mm. Interestingly, 9 mm ammo equals or betters .38 special performance-wise. Yet .38 special seldom catches as much crap.
Worry less, shoot more.

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i carry a 9mm because of capacity i live in cali so im limited to eleven rounds if i could i would carry more,one thing i have learned working with alot of vets is they say after being in a fire fight you want more bullets not less this is the main reason i carry a 9mm.i nothere are ten round 45s but they aretypically a larger frame gun.

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Real life? Yes
Original? NO
I dare you to post an original subject....double dog dare you. Post anything you want and I'll post a link to one that came before
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I dare you to post an original subject....double dog dare you. Post anything you want and I'll post a link to one that came before
I could post a few that haven't been beat to death!
Thats my point!

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this topic has been around the world a thousand times and hasnt lost any momentum. heres my thoughts.

Placement and good ammo. there is no one shot do it all caliber. thats why we have so many. thus, the shooter should be comfortable and carry whichever caliber he/she can handle. if you can place 10 9mm rounds in the body cavity in under 2 seconds. and only 5 .45acp rounds i say carry the 9.. however if your skilled and can do it with a 45. carry a 45. or a .380,.40,.357 just make sure whatever you carry. that you can place rounds ON TARGET as fast as possible.

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.45 acp 845 fps Muzzle Energy ft/lbs 365 with cheap blazer brass / 9mm 1145fps same ammo Muzzle Energy ft/lbs 335 not much better if you ask me

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Have to cover this subject a lot since March have you?, you prefer a conversation about zombie ammo ? or zombie optics ?.....how about some zombie talk....at least this is a conversation about something that is real life and not some fantasy crap.
I don't recall partaking in any fantasy crap conversations, but if you do a simple thread search you'll see this arguement has been brought up quite a bit recently with many of the same people making the same arguements, hence......
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looking forward to reading them sir
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I don't recall partaking in any fantasy crap conversations, but if you do a simple thread search you'll see this arguement has been brought up quite a bit recently with many of the same people making the same arguements, hence......
I was just asking if that was more down your ally. I dont need to search to know it has been discussed a whole bunch......so what ? Just need something to bitch about ? Its cool, I have those days too
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looking forward to reading them sir
I'll try to think of one you can participate in
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