I got the Mag version and I guess if someone had you by the throat it would work but you have a better chance of hitting someone if you threw it at them if they are more then 5 feet away.lol:shifty:^^^^^^^^^ this, but I'm sure someone is shooting cans at fifty yards with theirs....
No denial about the .22mag round, I love it. I even bought a PMR30 twice instead of the FN57 because after doing several penetration tests I couldn't justify the cost of the pistol or ammo.The 22 mag with solid bullets offers great penetration, even through bone. Do your part by putting the bullets where they are supposed to be - and it can be a devastating and deadly cartridge, even from the short barrel of the NAA.
For a deep cover firearm for use at "bad breath" distance, the 22 Magnum mini isn't a platform to discount or make fun of... It can be very deadly.
.22 mag isn't too far off from the sectional density and velocity of the .223/.556 NATO.According to the instructors of the civilian firearms course I took through Walton County Sheriffs Office, average conflict is less than 4ft....if you can jam a .22mag in some ribs and pull off a shot, bullet will pinball it's way though the body cavity making someone very unhappy and more than likely very dead...
That's why I hold mine sideways. Gives me more street cred'..22 mag isn't too far off from the sectional density and velocity of the .223/.556 NATO.
If you are shooting something with this at point blank range...that thing is having a bad day.
Keep in mind that a NAA revolver will not bolster your command presence in the same way a shotgun or rifle would. Most people that are going to want to do you harm have learned everything they know about guns from watching TV and movies. This isn't the tool to use when hoping to establish compliance.