.38 Super +P Wilson Combat 115-grain JHP

Find out how this lightning-fast load performs.

.38 Super +P Buffalo Bore 147-grain JHP

This hard-hitting load gives outstanding performance for self-defense, but expect a good dose of recoil.

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

Here is yet another company loading Barnes' excellent TAC-XP HP bullets in defensive ammunition.

.22 WMR CCI 30-grain TNT

Does a round designed to hunt varmints perform well out of a pocket pistol for self-defense?

.45 ACP Federal 165-grain Guard Dog (EFMJ)

How does this lightweight .45 ACP load perform in 1911?

.22 WMR Speer 40-grain Gold Dot

After the introduction of the .17 HMR several years back, some ammo manufacturers finally got around to offering new and exciting .22 WMR loads.

.40 S&W Buffalo Bore 140-grain Barnes TAC-XP

Buffalo Bore achieves blistering velocities, even in a standard-pressure load.

.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.

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

Who said lightweight bullets could not deliver superlative terminal performance?

.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.

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