Hornady Critical Defense .30 Carbine

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Also new in Hornady’s 2013 Critical Defense line up is a .30 Carbine defensive round. It is good to see a modern defensive cartridge for the M1 Carbine.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Rebart Rebart on Feb 14, 2013

    It's all in the cartridge design. Hornady critical defense should make the carbine a good defensive weapon.

  • Steven Steven on Jul 31, 2014

    I need some help , I live in the GREAT state of cal & my self & for youn ones all hunt . The area we hunt only permits copper rounds . I have a old school M1 & can't find rounds . Can any help me ?