December 2010

Include Critical Defense Ammo?

Reader Biby wonders why we’d go ahead with a 380 ammunition test without a particular round. Reader Stonecipher loves his Sabatti, but reader Lee worries about online ‘reviews’ of the gun.

In response to Bob Campbell’s reply in the November issue concerning the availability of the 380 Hornady Critical Defense load for testing, as a new reader to Gun Tests I am a little confused. I was under the impression that Gun Tests evaluated products to inform its readers of the best product on the market at the time of that particular testing. If so, how could you evaluate 380 ammo without including the Hornady Critical Defense load? With the popularly of the 380 for concealed carry, should not the test of the 380 be postponed until you had the best ammo to evaluate?

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