Do you wonder how your self-defense cartridge will perform at close range?
In the never-ending argument of what is best for self-defense in close quarters we usually begin with a 9mm and end with a 12 gauge shotgun.
The best measure we have to test effectiveness, short of shooting anything alive, is blasting some ballistic gel.
This test starts with a 9mm and works its way up the power chain of defense cartridges and ends with a 12 gauge slug. The results are impressive.