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Old 11-08-2012, 01:44 AM   #1
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Default Hornady Critical Duty...

45 Auto+P 220 grain FlexLock

Finally...been wanting to get some of this for my .45 ACP ammo collection and to try

on some BR materials I've been collecting for penetration tests. Results will be published here...


http://m.hornady.com/store/45-Auto-P-220-gr-Crit-Duty
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:22 PM   #2
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thats great ive never found it for 45acp either, i have used it in 389, 38spl+p and 9mm.. works great i shot some at steel plates and recover some real nice stars , afterwards ,

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Ask my local ammo guy about this and he said it may be a while before it hits the shelves in our area.

At almost $29 a box I hope it is something special.

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A buddy of mine works ( cuts and fabricates ) plastics, acrylics, polycarbonates and bullet resistant (BR) products.

I've been given four 1 1/2 inch thick "hunks" measuring one foot wide by three foot high to test ballistic strength/durability.

I plan to use the following criteria and calibers for the test:

Distance from target: ( pistol calibers )...10 yards

Distance from target: ( rifle calibers )...25 yards

Calibers ( pistol )

9mm FMJ
9mm HP
.38spec FMJ
.357mag HP
.45acp FMJ
.45acp HP

Calibers ( rifle )

.223rem FMJ
.223rem HP
7.62x39mm FMJ
7.62x39mm HP

(shotgun)

12 gauge birdshot
12 gauge buckshot
12 gauge slug

I will include the brand names in the test results.

Stay tuned...

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Looking forward to your report.
I have a box of Hornady "Critical Defense" in 185 gr FTX 45 cal. but want to try the Critical Duty 220 +P 45 cal.

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Looking forward to your report.
I have a box of Hornady "Critical Defense" in 185 gr FTX 45 cal. but want to try the Critical Duty 220 +P 45 cal.

same here !! Gonna hit the larger store about a hr away today and see IF they have it yet lol
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