.357 Mag. Wilson Combat 125-grain XPB

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posted on February 7, 2012
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Typical of all of the all-copper Barnes pistol and rifle bullets, the 125-grain XPB loaded by Wilson Combat creates narrower wound cavities than conventional, expanding-hollow-point bullets. However, this bullet—like all Barnes XPB bullets—drives deep. In fact, it penetrated substantially deeper than any non-XPB bullet previously tested. The bullet also expanded to almost 1.7 times its original diameter. This is the most expansion recorded by any previously tested .357 Mag. loads.

Load Handgun MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
.357 Mag. Wilson Combat 125-grain XPB Ruger Blackhawk (4.6-inch barrel) 1,359 19.25 0.60 125

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