Stopping Power: A Practical Analysis Of The Latest Handgun Ammunition

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Evan Marshall and Ed Sanow rocked the firearms world with the release of Handgun Stopping Power and Street Stoppers. Both books predicted the effectiveness of all types of ammunition by studying the results of real-life shootings rather than relying on laboratory tests that ignored the dynamics of an actual gunfight. This third book in the series provides the very latest street results of all the major handgun calibers, from .22 LR to .45 ACP, as well as popular rifle and shotgun loads. It also contains chapters...
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Overview


Evan Marshall and Ed Sanow rocked the firearms world with the release of Handgun Stopping Power and Street Stoppers. Both books predicted the effectiveness of all types of ammunition by studying the results of real-life shootings rather than relying on laboratory tests that ignored the dynamics of an actual gunfight. This third book in the series provides the very latest street results of all the major handgun calibers, from .22 LR to .45 ACP, as well as popular rifle and shotgun loads. It also contains chapters on short-barrel ballistics, the emergence of the hot new .357 SIG caliber, the continued success of the .40 S&W, the development of the latest exotic ammo, the effectiveness of black powder firearms and a brand-new ammo test protocol based on the results of the many gunfights of U.S. Border Patrol officers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581601282
  • Publisher: Paladin Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2001
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 990,272
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Evan Marshall is a Special Weapons and Tactics trainer for a federal agency with counterterrorist responsibilities. He retired from the Detroit Police Department after 20 years of service. His assignments included Tactical Unit, Crime Scene Investigation, Homicide and the Special Response Team. He has trained groups as diverse as the Federal Air Marshals and the U.S. Army Special Reaction Team. His articles on ammunition, ballistics and tactics have appeared in the law enforcement and firearms press over the past 25 years.

Cpl. Ed Sanow is the senior reserve deputy and a 14-year veteran with the Benton County, Indiana, Sheriff's Department. He is a Team Leader with the Benton County Multiagency Response Team and the field training officer for the reserve force. Sanow is the author of more than 1,000 articles on ammunition and stopping power. In October 2000, he became the editor of Law and Order magazine

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 - Gunfight Survival by Keith Jones
Chapter 2 - A Century of Handgun Stopping Power
Chapter 3 - .32 ACP Ammo
Chapter 4 - History of the 9mm
Chapter 5 - 9mm Makarov Wound Ballistics
Chapter 6 - 9mm Carbine Wound Ballistics
Chapter 7 - The Latest .40 S&W Ammo Developments
Chapter 8 - Indiana State Police .40 S&W Ammo Tests by Keith Jones
Chapter 9 - .357 SIG Ammo
Chapter 10 - .400 Cor-Bon Ammo
Chapter 11 - 340 Super Ammo 83
Chapter 12 - Fabrique Nationale's 5.7 x 28mm
Chapter 13 - Triton Quik-Shok Ammo
Chapter 14 - EFMJ Development by Tom Burczynski
Chapter 15 - Cor-Bon BeeSafe Ammo
Chapter 16 - Federal Personal Defense Ammo
Chapter 17 - Federal Tactical Ammo
Chapter 18 - New Winchester Police Ammo
Chapter 19 - RBCD Platinum Plus Ammo
Chapter 20 - "Reduced Hazard" Frangible Ammo
Chapter 21 Nonhollowpoint Wound Ballistics
Chapter 22 Short-Barrel Wound Ballistics
Chapter 23 Shotgun Slug Wound Ballistics
Chapter 24 Cap and Ball Wound Ballistics
Chapter 25 Ammunition Evaluation and Selection: U.S. Border Patrol, 1970-2000 by John Jacobs
Chapter 26 INS Ammunition Barrier Penetration Comparative Evaluation
Chapter 27 Actual Street Results
Chapter 28 Trends in Ammunition
Chapter 29 Updated Shooting Results
Chapter 30 First Shootings
Chapter 31 Overseas Shooting
Chapter 32 "Stopping" Power by John Farnam
Appendix One-Shot Stop Percentages
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  • Posted October 30, 2008

    MUST HAVE! These two books "Street Stoppers" and "Stopping Power" are the answer!

    The two booksin this series "Street Stoppers" and "Stopping Power" are the required readings for anyone interested in handgun defense-no other source or authors give you the hard facts, the evidence to back up their statements and the information from so many agencies and experts-if your interested in what works and what does not-buy these books-read them-and know the facts.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2005

    Real life stats that can save you.

    It is a rather grusome subject but this is the definitive guide to what bullets to get for self defense. This takes the guess work out of buying ammo to save your life.

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