9 mm +P Buffalo Bore 95-grain Barnes TAC-XP

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posted on August 7, 2012
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I continue to be impressed with the ammunition coming from Buffalo Bore. It is reliable, consistent and always lives up to the advertised velocity. This screaming 95-grain 9 mm +P load was no exception. It has an advertised velocity of 1,550 fps, and from my son's 5-inch-barreled Wilson Combat 1911, it averaged 1,543 fps. Expansion was just shy of 1.5 times the original diameter and penetration was deep at 15 inches. Most importantly, it is extremely comfortable to shoot for a +P load. The blistering velocity also created a nasty wound in the gelatin block.

Load Handgun MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
9 mm +P Buffalo Bore 95-grain Barnes TAC-XP Wilson Combat 1911 (5-inch barrel) 1,543 15.00 0.523 95

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