Looks like it's just going to be Federals version of the XTP, penetration at the expense of expansion. Just another sales gimmick from big ammo.View attachment 376898 View attachment 376897 just came accross this sorry if already posted
The "why" question always boils down to this: Federal is trying to increase its revenue stream.Why bother?
Without "big ammo", you would be throwing rocks at the bad guy.Just another sales gimmick from big ammo.
You are wise KalmahNot even available to the public yet, and already we have people pooh-poohing it.
I usually wait until a product has actually hit the market and has been proven to be a poor performer before I knock it. But apparently not everyone shares that same philosophy.
I hope it does well. Don't see anything wrong at all with having a wider variety of effective JHP options.
Agreed on choices/competition and expanding FMJ as an option.The "why" question always boils down to this: Federal is trying to increase its revenue stream.
As for the consumer, more choices and marketplace competition are a good thing.
What I would like to see is a return of an expanding FMJ round.
Without "big ammo", you would be throwing rocks at the bad guy.
I miss those less after reading the profession's opinion/experience on how those test medias are not analogous to the 'real deal' ballistics gel. The chrono results are nice sometimes thoughLooks like it's a deeper perpetrator than HST. I'll be interested in seeing tests.
tnoutdoors9? We miss you.