Does 45 ACP penetrate?
45 ACP load hits the target and does not exit. That means 100% of the 390 ft-lbs of energy was transferred to the target. Our much faster round over-penetrates, exiting the target at 700 fps.
Is Buffalo Bore ammo reliable?
Yes, you can trust B Bore to give you accurate ammo information. They do extensive real world testing with specialty and custom formulated powders and their velocity testing is done with actual firearms and not test barrels. They are a high integrity company and have always been.
Does a 45 ACP do more damage than a 9mm?
The . 45 ACP is probably a bit better in terms of a larger wound cavity if no barrier is involved. If a barrier is involved, a 9mm +P load is superior. You can carry a lot more 9 mm rounds in the mag, and it is easier to shoot well.
Can you shoot +P ammo in a judge?
The Judge/Governor is not designed to be strong enough to use +P ammo. If you’d like to use very powerful loads in the Judge/Governor, use any of our Standard Pressure loads found in the 3 links below. These loads are safe to use in ANY 45 Colt firearm and are much more powerful than ordinary 45 Colt ammo.
What is 38p ammo?
38 Special, which is the parent cartridge of lower pressure from which it was derived. +P ammunition, however, is externally identical to standard ammunition of its caliber. +P ammunition is not recommended to be used in firearms of questionable quality or in a state of disrepair.
What is the difference between 45 ACP and +P ammo?
According to the Buffalo Bore site, “45 ACP +P ammo is externally/dimensionally identical to 45 ACP ammo and can be fired in any 45 ACP firearm that is in normal operating condition.
Is Buffalo Bore Ammunition real world data?
As always, with Buffalo Bore Ammunition, we use real world firearms to give real-world data and results. Laboratory test barrels tell you little about what kind of speed you can expect from your stock firearm.
Is 45 ACP a good load for a black bear gun?
A .45 ACP is a poor excuse for a black bear/wild hog gun, but if there’s one load commercially available that would do the job, it’s this one. The meplat does not have the surface area of a WFN or SWC, but it’s radiused sides aid in feeding.
Which 45 ACP load gives the most confidence?
The 45 Colt loads gave us the most confidence, but the souped-up 45 ACP loads are impressive as well. There isn’t much to choose from, but the few loads that are available do all that can be done with these cartridges. Shot placement will count for the most, as usual.