It is important to us to be that way** HOME PROTECTION-PERSONAL DEFENSE. Posted: 2/24/2019 2:17:01 PM EST [Last Edit: 2/24/2019 5:35:24 PM EST by Rustler] So we got two Glock 42 handguns late last year. Find in-stock .380 ammunition and sort by price, brand, seller, review and more. Personally, I have been looking at either Federal LE 99 Grain HST JHP, or Hornady Critical Defense 90 Grain Flex Tip. Critical Defense ® Personal Protection / Concealed Carry. It's proven to be a very reliable pistol that I feel very good about carrying! In the world of pocket pistols, the .380 ACP reigns supreme. https://hipowers-handguns.blogspot.com/2008/12/informal-tests- Each 35 caliber round ball is made of high antimony, cold swaged lead to resist deformation and provide excellent penetration. The entire line has been optimized for short barrel pistols and features nickel plated brass for corrosion resistance and slick feeding. PICK UP HORNADY CRITICAL DEFENSE FROM GUNS.COM FROM $18. Holding dozens of patented products in-house, such as Critical Defense, Critical Duty, and FlexLock ammunition, innovation and dead-on accuracy is what Hornady Ammunition is based on. This new load from Hornady is an extension of their very popular Critical Defense line of self-defense ammunition. Hornady XTP Hornady XTP is one of the toughest cup-and-core handgun bullets I’ve ever used. Hornady does not sell core products directly to the public - we kindly ask that you contact retailers about availability. Well just 4 rounds in a single block of ordnance gel is statistically insignificant. A Ruger LCP - 2.75" barrel - is used to test fire Hornady 380 defensive ammunition into bare ballistic gel. Initially, I had planned on testing all the Hornady 380 loads in one big test, but earlier this week I got an email from someone who wanted to send me two different Hornady loads to test. What are your opinions/recommendations on .380 ACP self-defense ammo? Critical Defense vs. Critical Duty: Similarities First, let’s look at the similarities. If someone did these tests 40+ times in multiple blocks of gel, and the Precision One loading of Hornady's XTP (not FTX) was still penetrating 13.25" I'd have to say that Precision One is better than either Hornady's critical Defense or Gold Dot in .380 AUTO. 380 ACP 90gr HP/XTP *NEW* Packaged in a 50 or 250 round boxes. Critical Defense .45 had issues feeding with the XDs. Welcome to the fifth installment of our ballistic gel testing series. We're doing EVERYTHING we can. Unlike many of the other personal defense loads currently on the market, Hornady designed their Critical Defense lineup of ammunition from the ground up for use in short-barreled handguns during self-defense situations. ARCHIVED; Rustler. … I decided I wanted to get some good self defence ammo for it and after looking at many ammo reviews I decided on the hornady critical defense 380 ammo! Shot FTX Critical Defense without any issues (~50 rounds each). ... 380 Auto - BSR Hornady In Plastic Ammo M-ID FMJ: 95gr: n/a: 250 $ 449.95: $1.80: AlamoAmmo. Had 7 failure to extract and one got … I had a friend give me 3 rounds of this new 'Critical Defense' load to water-test in my tank, and I plan to do that this weekend. Critical Defense .380 fed perfect in the LCP. Hornady Critical Defense ammo vs. Golden Sabre?? 4m! Picked up some XTP because I've read it has better ballistics. It shoots very well in my revolvers—an S&W Model 36 in .38 Special and a Ruger Blackhawk in .45 Colt—and these bullets hit hard. Nah Joined Aug 2008; Posts 22074; EE Offline; USA. Still using Gold Dots for my 9mm, though I've got a box of Xtreme Defender yet to run through more than a couple rounds. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - G42 .380 Hornady XTP vs FTX. I've read that Hornady XTP ammo is the way to go. 1. These loads make the most of a handgun caliber. Ballistic Testing of Hornady XTP vs Black Hills Xtreme Defense Ammunition in .380 Auto. The XTP is a fantastic bullet, very reliable for hunting, but deer don't tend to wear winter jackets. Handguns, in … Qty: 22 WMR 30gr V-MAX Hornady Ammo Box (50 rds) 83202 $14.99. Unique to the Critical Defense ® 410, the 41 caliber FTX ® slug actually engages the gun’s rifling, and contacts the target nose-on, enabling the patented Hornady ® Flex Tip ® technology to assist in expansion for greatly enhanced terminal performance. At the range yesterday I had a FTF in the first magazine … 380 Auto - PMC Bronze FMJ - FREE SHIPPING Over $250: 90gr: n/a: … As my title suggests, I'm looking for your opinions regarding the Sig Sauer V-Crown vs. the Hornady Critical Defense 9mm Luger rounds for home defense in a close quarters situation where in the event I have to shoot, I want to limit wall penetration. Find Bulk 380 auto ammunition fast and cheap with Americas best ammunition search engine. I keep waiting for Hornady to release the Critical Defense bullets for handloading! Bout 1 in 10 rounds. Critical Defense ® handgun ammunition was developed to provide the best performance for DEFENSIVE or PERSONAL PROTECTION SITUATIONS and is the ultimate choice for any short barreled, concealed carry style firearm.. Today, we also have the Critical Defense and Critical Duty loads. Shot FTX Critical Defense without any issues (~50 rounds each). The XTP bullet does well in other loadings. 3m! 380 Auto - Federal Range Target Practice Ammo FMJ : 95gr: n/a: 50 $ 94.00: $1.88: OrangeTargetAmmo. In the picture below you can see the 32 NAA and 380 AUTO side by side. Lehigh Critical Defense and Polycase Inceptor … With Critical Defense ammunition, Hornady took a different approach, but one similar to Pow'RBall and EFMJ bullets. I am undecided between the self-defense ammo. Qty: 22 WMR 45gr FTX Hornady Critical Defense Ammo Box (50 rds) Average … These rounds are made specifically for maximum power and effectiveness. ARCHIVED; Posted: 2/24/2019 2:17:01 PM EST So we got two Glock 42 handguns late last year. All new components featuring the Hornady XTP Personal Protection […] The box the Hornady FTX is in is labeled "critical defense" and the XTP is labeled as "custom." Preliminary info from Hornady is here: I dumped it for Gold Dots. Hornady 90-Grain Critical Defense. We are doing everything possible to continue to respond to the record level of demand, we appreciate your patience during this time. 10mm Auto Hornady 155gr XTP Ammo (20rd Box) 9122 $19.99. Hornady Critical Defense for 380 RELIABLE AMMO My TCP 738 eats anything I feed it without a hiccup! Qty: 17 HMR V-SHOK 17gr Hornady V-Max Federal Ammo Box (50 rds) P771 $14.99. From memory, the 380 Hornady Critical Defense and the Corbox DPX seem to be the two loads that people are most interested in seeing tested and evaluated. Picked up some XTP because I've read it has better ballistics. I recently started carrying a Glock 42 and I'm new to the .380 game. There’s a new RED HEAD in town. I see these rounds are alot lighter but the penetration and expansion is guaranteed even through thick clothing which is a downfall to traditional hollow point rounds. Yes. Hornady Critical Defense rounds use nickel-plated brass, which is smoother than standard brass, adding to the reliability equation. I currently carry golden sabre in both my handguns but seen these rounds and would like to step ahead in technology when it comes to ballistics. What is your inputs on … The box the Hornady FTX is in is labeled "critical defense" and the XTP is labeled as "custom." I've read that Hornady XTP ammo is the way to go. 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