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Old 02-17-2011, 05:56 PM
Nyles Nyles is offline
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A while back I was shooting a 1/2" aluminum plate at the range. My .45s were just making dents the size and depth of a dime in it. My Tokarev was blowing holes all the way through, with major spalling on the exit side.
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:01 PM
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It's only for 9mm or .38 Super M1911s (unless I'm reading it wrong.) 9mm is pretty cheap as is, even the non-corrosive stuff, so I don't think you'd save that much money. And while I know that .38 Super is popular with competitive shooters, how many .38 Super M1911s can there be out here?
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by funkychinaman View Post
how many .38 Super M1911s can there be out here?
Colt still makes them as do a few other 1911 makers. I have a RIA in .38 Super.
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Old 02-19-2011, 02:08 PM
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If the admittedly non-scientific-method of the Box of Truth can be trusted, 7.62 Tokarev has above average penetration, being capable of punching through a Kevlar helmet, something no other pistol rounds tried could do.

However, it doesn't necessarily carry a lot of stopping power, not to mention the testing was by no means exhaustive.
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