Would a 9mm kill a deer?

Yes. A 9mm pistol will kill a deer at the right range (25 yards or closer) and with proper shot placement, so a carbine will be just as, if not more, effective. Most people can’t, or just don’t, get close enough and can’t shoot well enough to use a 9mm on a deer.

Can you hunt deer with a 9 mm pistol?

Of course a 9mm is a perfectly fine round to kill a deer with.

Is 9mm good for hunting?

9mm kills small game just fine, though sometimes with too much damage to the meat on such small critters to be useful. For this reason, the . 22 LR usually is a better choice. 9mm is absolutely illegal for large game.

What Animals Can a 9mm kill?

However, within those perameters, and with well placed shots and the proper load, a 9mm will kill anything with 1 or 2 shots. Any animal that walks the planet, as long as it’s a head shot (frontal: between the eyes when head is raised; broad side: behind the ear; the latter being preferred)…

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What is the lethal range of a 9mm?

The maximum effective range of a 9mm is about 1800 meters.

Can a 9mm kill a lion?

35 Whelen or 9mm Mauser (also a 9mm size bullets, but much heavier and with much more power behind them) would kill a lion with most shots to the vital area or head.

Can a .380 shoot 9mm?

No, 9mm rounds cannot safely be chambered or fired from a gun designed for . 380. The 9mm round will likely not fit into the chamber, and even if it did, it will produce forces that the . 380 firearm was never designed to withstand and could break the firearm or even cause it to fail catastrophically.

Will 45 ACP kill deer?

As a hunting cartridge, the . 45 ACP is, well, less than ideal, yet I know those who have used it successfully for deer-sized game at close ranges.

243 would be the minimum caliber for deer. It carries enough energy and cross section to get the job done. Although apparently there are some that hunt with the . 223 which I, based on ballistics performance, believe to be an inhumane caliber to use.

Will a 9mm kill a feral hog?

Yes, the 9mm is a powerful enough round to kill a hog, especially if you consider the shooting distance and shot placement. It can be used as your secondary firearm for your hog hunt and sometimes even your primary one. Farmers and hunters also use it to quickly kill hogs too.

Will a 9mm stop an intruder?

The 9mm Luger, invented before the Great War, is one of the longest-serving gun calibers in history. The 9mm Luger, invented before the Great War, is one of the longest-serving gun calibers in history. …

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Is a 9mm enough to stop a bear?

If you managed to place enough bullets into the vital organs of a bear, a 9mm will certainly stop a bear. It probably won’t happen if you only hit it once in a non-vital area though.

Can a 9mm kill an elephant?

Yes absolutely it can kill an elephant. Even standard velocity 40 grain rounds could kill an elephant it just matters where you shoot it.

Can a 9mm penetrate a human skull?

Yes, definitely. A 9mm round fired at close range to the skull with the correct ammunition will be fatal nearly all the time. So it’s definitely capable. Your skull is very thick in places (base of the skull) and some bullets aren’t designed for that kind of penetration.

What is the most effective range for a 9mm pistol?

Introduction. If you define the effective range as the distance a shooter can deliver a hit to a man-sized target, then the maximum effective range for a 9mm round fired from a handgun is about 1800 meters.

How far does a bullet travel 9mm?

A 9mm-calibre Luger Parabellum round fired from a handgun travels at about 370m/s. To optimise its range, it would be fired at an angle of 45° and should cover about 2,300 metres. Pistols are obviously not long-range weapons. But heavy artillery is capable of ranges in excess of 30,000 metres.

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