In the video examining the viability of .22LR for self-defense, the conclusion drawn was a negative one, largely due to its perceived weaknesses and unreliability in critical situations. However, acknowledging the possible limitation of options, a pragmatic approach was suggested for individuals constrained to using this caliber. Maximizing the effectiveness of .22LR ammo was recommended by employing a rifle to boost velocity, potentially enhancing its impact. Additionally, a suggestion was made to consider a revolver, which could help counteract the occasional issue of light strikes associated with some .22LR cartridges. While the overall stance remained skeptical about .22LR’s suitability for self-defense, practical advice was provided for optimizing its potential in less-than-ideal circumstances.