Re: Federal HST ammo
I bought Federal HST for my department two years ago. Since making that purchase, I have read a couple of articles in the firearms magazines re: +P ammo for the .45 ACP.
I don't remember the exact magazines but I get COP, Guns and Weapons, Tactical Weapons etc. Try googling these and see what comes up. But, I have gone back to standard Hydra Shok for our .45 ACP's and 9mm's.
Due to the recommendation of some members of our LEO academy firearms team, I have tried the 147 grain HS. Prior to trying the HST, I purchased 124 grain HS for our 9's. My department has never fired a shot in anger in the seven years we've existed. Hopefully we won't have to. Our local P.D. has had 10 or 12 on-duty shootings in the past twenty-one years. All were one shot stops. All used the .45 ACP Federal Hydra Shok, 230 grain. All were Sig P220's. The hits were all center mass and not one of those rounds completely penetrated the body. We have had two 12 gauge shootings. But those are different stories.
For my money, I'll stick with standard Hydra Shok. I know for a fact it works in .45 ACP.