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Old 05-30-2019, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Wahoo57 View Post
Several years ago I read an article in one of the better gun mags concerning this subject. The writer was a trauma surgeon in the emergency room of a downtown Chicago hospital and had years of experience in bullet wounds. He stated that the .22LR HV round is far more effective than most people believe. Based on his long experience he said that the .22's effectiveness was due to the fact that because its relatively slow speed causes it to ricochet when it hits a bone rather than expend all of its energy in one spot. The ricocheting bullet then pierces surrounding soft tissue organs such as liver, spleen, kidneys, etc., causing multiple wounds simultaneously. The .22LR may not knock the assailant down but it sure causes multiple wounds.
He's correct ,but that does not make it a good defense weapon, Sure it might kill the BG ,but you need him stopped when he attacking you, he can empty his gun while bleeding to death .thats does you no good. there's a lot of people who died from 22s because almost everyone has one. But the main thing in a deadly force cond. is to stop the threat. Sorry but the 22 lacks in that dept ~~JMJ~~

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