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Joseph Terry

About Joseph Terry

Joseph Terry is a retired law enforcement firearms instructor. Terry is the author of Gunfighting in Teams and Prepared and Armed: Team Shooting Tactics for Home Defense available at His work with Living Ready also includes the How to Avoid Gunfights Online Course from Living Ready University.

Is High-Velocity Ammo Worth It?

Is High-Velocity Ammunition Worth It for Handguns?

My opinion is, for the average shooter, probably not. Handgun ammo comes in many different loadings within caliber. High-velocity ammunition varieties (often referred to as “+P”) come with higher combustion pressures and more sophisticated bullet designs.