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Old 07-24-2011, 23:18   #1
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Best .22 round for self defense

Found this contest for a 10/22
http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f...contest-45126/

Assuming I win , what would be the best .22 round for it? Granted It's just a .22 but i still wouldn't want to be shot by it. Out in the boondocks so neighbor penetration isn't a problem.
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Old 07-24-2011, 23:49   #2
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i like cci velocitors in my .22lr's
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Old 07-25-2011, 01:41   #3
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40gr round nose. To ensure adequate penetration, particularly from pistols, and to ensure reliable feeding.

I also adviocate FMJ in .25 and .32 for the same reasons.

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Old 07-25-2011, 05:39   #4
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i like cci velocitors in my .22lr's
Best .22 LR round out there, in my opinion. Hyper-velocity and superior accuracy.
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:11   #5
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Stingers.
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:19   #6
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:28   #7
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Stingers.
Although i don't believe .22lr is a good self defense round in general, the stinger is probably the worst round out of all the .22 loading available.

IMO, penetration is the name of the game here. I want a heavy bullet(as far as 22lr is concerned anyway) with a round nose to get as much penetration as possible when using such an anemic caliber.

A very light, hollow point bullet is exactly what I would stay away from, and that's exactly what the Stinger is. The only thing it has going for it is velocity...even then, the velocitor is only 8ftlb less energy at the muzzle and will have much better penetration and terminal ballistics than the stinger round.
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:46   #8
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Your question is a lot like asking, "What pocket knife if best for fencing?"
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:52   #9
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check this out
http://www.youtube.com/user/tnoutdoo...12/N7plzIVmLlU
http://www.youtube.com/user/tnoutdoo...44/u_jEfcszqcQ
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:18   #10
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Prior to viewing the links you posted I would have said CCI Stingers but now I would have to say Velocitors. Having used Stinger over the years, with satisfaction they were my go to for hunting but IIRC they came out in the late 70"s and the times are a changing. SJ 40

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Old 07-25-2011, 08:33   #11
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I'd use the highest energy 40gr or 36gr solid like the CCI Mini Mag. It's generally more reliable (less duds) and gets good velocity and penetration.
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Old 07-25-2011, 13:07   #13
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In a revolver , CCI SGB if you can find it.
In a Semi like the 10/22 and High Velocity Solid of 40gr.
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Old 07-25-2011, 13:13   #14
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I vote for the .223

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Old 07-25-2011, 13:19   #15
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CCI Stingers hands down in my opinon. Given its a 22 caliber round but I have shot grape fruit with stingers before and they explode. I know it would not have the same affect on a person. I still think at worse it hurt like hell and at best cause major internal injury's.
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Old 07-25-2011, 19:42   #17
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If you are into little guns and ammo performance, you need to check out Mouse Guns here:

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Old 07-25-2011, 20:42   #18
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It doesn't really matter what brand or grain you purchase just get a bulk pack of ammo(500) and throw it at your attacker, repeat until they flee or are crushed by the bulk of ammo you send their way.

Seriously I do not recommend a .22 for any kind of self defense at all ever. If you can get a .22 you can get something bigger .38 .410 shotgun etc. If you win a gun and want self defense trade it in.
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I would use 40gr CRN CCI Mini Mags for self defense. Against animals up to about 3 pounds.
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Old 07-27-2011, 18:37   #20
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40gr round nose. To ensure adequate penetration, particularly from pistols, and to ensure reliable feeding.

I also advocate FMJ in .25 and .32 for the same reasons.
Ted knows.

I would also add .380 ACP to the list, however.
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