Taurus Ammo Essex Junction VT
East Barre, VT
Taurus .45 ACP 185-Grain Ammo
Anyone remotely familiar with the world of firearms has probably been involved with a Taurus firearm in some way. Getting off the ground just more than 60 years ago in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Taurus is quickly becoming a household name, it seems. It looks to me like the company is just getting started, too!
While the Taurus name is most often associated with handguns that include the big double-action .454 Casull Raging Bull, it appears that it's going after a big name in the ammunition arena, as well. The first of the new Taurus loads I've acquired is the TCB45ACP, 185-grain JHP load. If this load is indicative of Taurus' future offerings, I'll be impressed. In fact, I'll probably dump a whitetail with this load this deer season.
Taurus calls this new line of JHPs simply the Copper Bullets line. The copper bullet technology is straight from Barnes Bullets, long associated with quality bullets. The Barnes XPB bullet is constructed entirely (99.95 percent) from copper, and it's quickly gaining a great reputation in the field. Barnes says that the XPB bullet may penetrate more than 25 percent deeper than lead-core bullets of similar weight while exhibiting cl...