by Richard Mann - Monday, August 8, 2011
Mike McNett at DoubleTap wanted to create a light-recoiling 9 mm load that still offered respectable terminal performance. It was intended particularly for super-compact 9 mm handguns or for shooters who are extremely recoil sensitive. Based on my test results, it looks like McNett succeeded. This blistering fast 80-grain TAC-XP bullet penetrated 13 inches in 10-percent ordnance gelatin and expanded to more than .5 inch. And, this was out of a compact Smith & Wesson M&P. Also, recoil was very mild.
|Load||MV (fps)||PEN (inches)||EXP (inches)||RW(grains)|
|9 mm DoubleTap 80-grain TAC-XP||1,545||13.0||.60||60|
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