Is the rip bullet illegal?
The answer to this question is both “yes” and “no.” Since RIP rounds fall under the heading of hollow-point ammunition, it is legal to purchase in the United States.
Can you use RIP rounds for self-defense?
When it comes to the G2 RIP ammo, there is not another round out there that performs in such a fashion to dump all potential energy into the target without over penetrating, which is the goal of any self-defense round: protect yourself and your family without causing collateral damage.
Is .40 S&W obsolete?
40 S&W is effectively dead as a defensive handgun cartridge. 40 S&W has been the only well thought out handgun cartridge development in many decades — perhaps since the . 44 Magnum came along back in 1956. Some readers with newer cartridges as their favorites at this point must be having conniption fits.
What is Hydra Shok ammo?
Hydra-Shok is a type of point-projectile made by Federal Premium Ammunition. It was originally patented by ammunition designer Tom Burczynski. Hydra-Shok was released in 1988 after the FBI requested a bullet with better terminal ballistics than traditional cup and core projectiles.
How many rounds of ammo in a G2 Rip?
G2 Research RIP .40 S&W 115 Grain Hollow Point Ammo – 20 Rounds per Box SPECIFICATIONS: Manufacturer: G2 Research Item #: G2RIP40SW Category: AMMO CENTERFIRE Caliber: .40 SW
How big is a 40 S & W Rip ammo?
40 S&W RIP Ammo – 20rds – Limited Supply The last round you’ll ever need G2 Research R.I.P. 40 S&W * 13″-16″ Penetration * Up to 6.5″-8″ diameter spread * 116 gr projectile, 1095 fps * 2″ grouping at 15 yrds * 9 Separate Wound Channels * Precision Machined * Solid Copper / Lead Free
Why was the G2R projectile r.i.p.invented?
The invention of the G2R’s projectile R.I.P.™ is related to the ability to control the way the projectile reacts as it passes through different mediums by control of the mfg process, geometry and the rate of failure at different zones along its axial length.