Can you hunt deer with hollow points?

It is no wonder they have become some of the most popular rounds for both hunting and self-defense. However, hollow points deliver rapid, expansive mushrooming. This slows the projectile upon target impact and limits penetration. For whitetails, this doesn’t pose much of a problem, especially at close ranges.

What type of bullet is best for deer hunting?

Eight Great Deer Bullets

  1. Swift Scirocco. Remington loads the Swift Scirocco in its Premier line. …
  2. Swift A-Frame. Swift sells both Scirocco and A-Frame bullets for handloaders and loads them in their High-Grade ammunition. …
  3. Nosler Partition. …
  4. Nosler AccuBond and Ballistic Tip. …
  5. Hornady SST. …
  6. Barnes TSX. …
  7. Browning BXR.

Will a 9mm hollow point 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.

What can you kill with a 9mm?

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)…

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.

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Is it illegal to carry FMJ?

FMJ is the basic round and legal everywhere.

Can FMJ ammo kill?

A 9mm cartridge with an FMJ bullet will penetrate a target and cause significant damage and disruption. It may or may not incapacitate or kill on the first shot, but many other cartridges share that potential failing.

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