Experts agree a shotgun is the best firearm for home
defense. For 2009, Remington announces a new
ammunition product designed to enhance the effectiveness
of your shotgun in a home defense scenario – Remington
HD Ultimate Home Defense.
Your Family's Safety to Anything Else
Remington HD Ultimate
Home Defense shotgun ammunition features the same pellet
material as the popular Wingmaster HD™ tungsten-bronze
hunting ammunition and is offered in two loadings.
Consumers can choose from a load of BB’s for the highest
terminal energy or a duplex mixture of #2 and #4 pellets
for excellent pattern density and outstanding stopping
power with a reduced chance of over-penetration.
loads are 12 gauge, 2 ¾-inch with 1 1/4 ounces of shot
at 1250 feet per second. At the most commonly
encountered home defense distances, Remington HD
Ultimate Home Defense produces very tight patterns for
For those of you who have been following this topic, I have an update!
I have completed penetration tests using 3/4" pine boards, 2 sheets of 1/2" wallboard (spaced 3 1/2" apart) and microcrystaline wax.
I have a few more tests to complete, hopefully the weather will hold out and then I'll compile all the data and publish my "Product Test" report.