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.45 ACP Handloaded 185-grain Barnes TAC XP

This 180-grain Barnes TAC XP bullet was handloaded in a .45 ACP case ahead of 8.2 grains of Ramshot True Blue powder and a CCI 300 primer.

Frangible Ammo no Longer Limited to LE

The major ammo companies have produced frangible-bullet loads for some time, but they have been mainly marketed and sold as law enforcement products.

.357 Mag. Barnes 140-grain VOR-TX XPB-HP

Barnes Bullets has been offering loaded ammunition for about a year, and this .357 Mag. load offers a ton of speed.

9 mm +P Cor-Bon 115-grain DPX

Cor-Bon Ammunition loads Barnes TAC-XP bullets (formerly know as XPB bullets) in their DPX line of ammunition. Typical of Cor-Bon ammunition, velocities are high.

.40 S&W DoubleTap 140-grain Barnes TAC-XP

The Barnes TAC-XP bullet is a good choice for self-defense in a .40-caliber package, but different loads with this bullet can affect terminal performance.

.357 Mag. Wilson Combat 125-grain XPB

Wilson Combat is offering the hardest-hitting .357 Mag. load we've tested.

.45 ACP Cor-Bon DPX 160-grain Barnes TAC-XP

How does the Barnes TAC-XP perform in Cor-Bon's lightweight .45 ACP load?

.45 ACP DoubleTap 160-grain Barnes TAC-XP (Mann Load)

How does the author's requested load, based on a +P offering, perform?

.45 ACP Wilson Combat 160-grain Barnes TAC-XP

The author's quest for an ideal carry load for his .45 ACP 1911 may be over.

.380 ACP +P Buffalo Bore 80-grain Barnes TAC-XP

Buffalo Bore is one of the few manufacturers offering +P .380 ACP loads, and this one is supersonic.

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