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Lehigh defense?

Postby cmgee67 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:42 pm

I’ve been watching videos and reading reviews on the Lehigh defense bullets in various calibers over the last year. Does anyone have any experience with this ammunition?
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Re: Lehigh defense?

Postby G40yes » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:35 am

Thankfully no experience with these rounds (or any others) in self defense conditions. The 9mm Lehigh +P 90 grain Xtreme Defender ammo from Underwoodammo.com feeds just fine in a Glock G19.4 at the range.

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Re: Lehigh defense?

Postby Middle Age Russ » Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:39 am

FBI protocols for terminal ballistics call for a specific range of penetration (12-18", IIRC), the thought being that penetration to and through vital organs and deeply set blood vessels in the trunk of the body is a better indication of potential performance to stop an aggressor than anything else. Many of the super high velocity (and low for caliber weight) projectiles are designed to fragment and do a lot of shallow tissue damage. I don't know for sure about the Lehigh Defense load, but I typically buy defensive ammo based on what the LE agencies like and those loads typically perform well in the FBI testing protocol.
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Re: Lehigh defense?

Postby Weg » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:00 pm

I hand load their bullets for subsonic hunting, they are very effective and I have never lost an animal. I just started carrying their .32 factory load in my P32, they feed well and are more accurate than any other .32 auto I have shot through it. That's my experience with them thus far.

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