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I was considering the Double Tap 135 gr round for my XD40. Mostly based on the velocity 1420 fps and muzzle energy 605 ft lbs from a 4.5" barrel, mine is a 5" barrel so I might expect a little bit more than that. Was wondering if anyone had experience with this brand and what your opinion is.

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So far so good, I found more happy customers than dissatisfied on the web. I also found more than one post where it did not live up to the published velocity. Notice the numbers are all nice and round? I will chrono some my next trip to the desert. If it "only" lives up to corbons velocity well, its almost half the cost and still very high quality.
 
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Thanks for the info. I would be very appreciative if you could post the results of your shooting. I am under the same impression as you. If I can get that ammunition that performs equally to other more expensive brands, I'd be happy.

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Last year I inquired of Mike McNett which of his offerings would perform best as a defense load in a 3" .45ACP. I received this response within 12 hours:
Don,
I really like the 200gr. GDHP loading for a defensive load in 3-4" guns.
In a 3" you will still be getting 976fps!
Mike McNett
President
DoubleTap Ammunition
1-866-357-10mm
www.doubletapammo.com
In this instance the velocity was not rounded off. I haven't yet tried his recommended load.

Hedonistic, I like your new avatar. I think Gecko45 would have approved! :shades:
 
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