9 mm ASYM Precision 115-grain Barnes TAC-XP HP

by
posted on October 2, 2012
15grain.jpg

From a terminal-performance standpoint, the only real difference in the ASYM load and others which use the same bullet is velocity. Ironically, offerings from Buffalo Bore and Cor-Bon, which use the same bullet, have almost identical velocities as this load. So, you can expect terminal performance to be similar as well, with maybe an inch or so difference in penetration and less than .1-inch variance in expansion. If you like the Barnes TAC-XP bullet, ASYM now gives you another choice for that load in 9 mm.

Load Handgun MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
9 mm ASYM Precision 115-grain Barnes TAC-XP HP 1911 (5-inch barrel) 1,273 15.0 0.59 115

Latest

handgun facing right against ammunition box
handgun facing right against ammunition box

Review: Diamondback DB9SL Handgun

Richard Mann takes an in-depth look at the Diamondback DB9SL chambered in 9 mm. 

First Look: Viridian HS1 Hand Stop Laser

Viridian Weapon Technologies is rolling out a game-changing hand stop laser, the HS1, which is now available with an infrared beam.

6 Great Hard-Sided Pistol Cases

Whether you're traveling, riding in a vehicle, or simply want a sturdier case for around the house, here's a look at six great hard-sided pistol cases. 

First Look: MasterPiece Arms MPA DS40 TT Competition Pistol

MasterPiece Arms (MPA) is rolling out the new MPA DS40 Travis Tomasie (TT) Competition Pistol.

First Look: Mission First Tactical Extreme Duty Polymer Magazine

Mission First Tactical introducing the MFT Extreme Duty Polymer Magazine for the 7.62 NATO round, available in a 10-round option.

Review: Tisas PX-9 Gen 2 Pistol

The Wonder Nine gets reimagined with a new 9 mm from SDS Imports.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.