Fun or Fatal??? Need to know!!!

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  1. godfrey2001

    godfrey2001 New Member

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    I have a ruger P-90 45a.c.p. Can I safely shoot a.c.p.+p. ammo in this firearm. Need to know before chambering a round.
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    The Ruger is strong enough to safely shoot the round, but I wouldn't make a habit of shooting "+p" in ANY handgun. What is the point? If a hollowpoint .45 can't do the job with one round, just keep pulling the trigger until it does! Actually, that's the whole point of semiauto's - increased firepower.
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    You should have no problem with .45ACP +P in your Ruger, assuming your Ruger is in good shape.
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    What does the +P stand for? Just a hotter load?
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    Thanks for info guys. When in doubt ask someone that knows more than you do. Better safe than dead!!!! Once again. THANKS. AL
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    Higher pressure load therefore more velocity. Yes, a hotter load.
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    that's what I have in my .38 spl. 1 1/4 barrel is +p pretty weak frame so I don't shoot them for target just for defense......but I shoot speer gold dots and that's all I saw was +p so what do ya do.........
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    The way it was explained to me, the first two go to the center of mass; the next, and as many as needed, to the computer; shoot 'til the threat goes away.
    Having killed a couple of men, I usually do the second thing first, and go for the head shot.
    +P ammo is a crutch for poor marksmanship; use it if you must.
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    EXCUSE THE HELL OUT OF ME, TERRY. BUT THE NEXT TIME YOU HAVE A KILL SHOT AT 1027 YARDS YOU LET ME KNOW.
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    Not gonna put up with it, folks. Consider this thread closed.
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