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Old 01-13-2012, 09:21 PM   #21
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I use it in the top barrel of my 22 mag derringer w HP in bottom. It disperses so fast and penetrates so poorly that I began to reconsider my reasoning.

Rationale to begin with: self-defense from two legged varmints. Shot round first for warning shot ( w/o worrying about where round will land) or to the face to blind & allow me to get away. Gives lawyers less ammo to use against you as #12 shot isn't normally considered lethal and if they still kept coming, they WERE intent on doing you harm and deserved the HP.
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Old 01-13-2012, 10:07 PM   #22
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As was stated before, effective range is about 10 feet.
A note of caution however, try to find the CCI one's with the plastic nose and not the Winchester shells that are crimped.
The reasoning behind this is better feeding in a semi-auto weapon and better patterning at the 10' range.
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I think a .50 BMG to the grape might challenge that theory... :)
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True, but if you put a .50 BMG to the grape, there's not going to be much to look at in X-rays.
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