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Little Barnes 185 TAC-XP

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Little Barnes 185 TAC-XP

Postby LBAhunter » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:47 pm

I posted this in the Inline Muzzleloading. I thought I would post it here. Anybody done any testing/shooting with the Barnes 45 ACP 185gr TAC-XP? If so, would like to hear, how the little Barnes holds up to that kind of speed.
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Re: Little Barnes

Postby Squeeze » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:47 am

They are (A.) designed for ~800-950 fps, so typically fall under ML speed. Usual rule for us is to keep impact velocity OVER ~900 fps.
and (B.) pretty light for the usual ML palette. I doubt they have ever been tried in ML, especially smokeless
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