Use the mini 12ga shells. Still good penetration, good terminal effects, less over penetrations of walls. It’s still there just not as bad.What do ya'll think is best for HD?
I think Shotguns have a better incapacitation chance, but AR-15s have pretty low recoil and are useful against multiple attackers. I've heard people argue for Handguns, so that you can have a free hand for manipulation/calling 911. I wanted to see what all ya'll thought about the subject.
From the studies I’ve read, 5.56 FMJ reaches a velocity that usually causes it to fragment through multiple layers of drywall, and those studies pointed towards it being safer than a handgun caliber because a handgun caliber is slow enough to continue through the drywall and into another room. Not to say that will always happen, and it’s dependent on what ammo you choose to use, but that article definitely changed my way of thinking on the subject.I live in a neighborhood and with family in my house. I worry about an AR and wall penetration. The others don't eliminate that of course, but certainly lessen the possibility.