Federal HST .45 ACP SHORT BARREL Jug Test

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    Federal HST .45 ACP SHORT BARREL Jug test


    my first attempt at bullet testing, i am shooting the 230 grain non +p Federal HST .45 acp hollow point through my officers STI Spartan III 1911 with a 3.24 inch barrel..I recovered Three rounds they all expanded over 3/4ths of an inch and retained full 230 grain bullet weight.
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    Outstanding, gotta love the 230g HST one of the best rounds on the market...

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    Good Ammo, kinda hard to find.

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    Awesome, I just order two boxes of Federal HST LE 230gr the two days ago, I'm put on a list for the +P when it come in.

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    in any caliber, that HST is some scary stuff.. will definitely mess up your day if hit with even just one of those..beautiful, and further demonstrates its reliable, and consistent expansion.

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