Looking for a high-performance 10 mm Auto load for the pursuit of big-game and feral hogs? Barnes Bullets has you covered. In its VOR-TX line, the company now offers a load featuring the all-copper 155-gr. XPB (X-Pistol Bullet) propelled to 1200 f.p.s. from a 5" barrel. As with the other XPB projectiles, that in the aforementioned load exhibits double-diameter expansion and virtually 100 percent weight retention. The VOR-TC is one of many firearm-related products here on display in Indianapolis at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.
Barnes VOR-TX 10 mm Auto Ammunition
According to advanced Colt collectors, only about 35 or so of the original 400 factory Colt 1911s chambered for .38 Super have surfaced in the United States postwar, with only about a dozen of those remaining in their issued condition with their original finish, and given that the war officially ended on August 14, 1945, and since the OSS was dissolved on October 1, 1945, it isn’t likely any of them were issued before the Armistice.
Springfield Armory’s Hellcat Pro is a slightly larger, yet still easily carried, version of its micro-compact Hellcat for personal defense, and the gun’s flush-fit magazine capacity was also increased to 15 rounds.
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range this week to get a close look at an improved X-Bolt rifle from Browning. The Target Max is the latest iteration of the famed X-Bolt action, and it’s designed for long-range work, thanks to its Target Max customizable stock, adjustable trigger, bull barrel and more.
The author found the just-right performance and managed recoil balance he was looking for with this fully customized single-action wheel gun.