Best 45 ACP +P AMMO?

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by sledstorm, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. sledstorm

    sledstorm New Member

    Mar 31, 2011
    I'm taking a trip to Alaska this summer and want to take my Ruger P345 with me out hiking. I plan to aviod wolfves and bears, but there is always that chance.... I know a 45 is not necessarily the best defense against a grizzly, but it is what I have to carry. That being said, I think I need a +P high penetration load. Like a Buffalo cast, or a Doubletap FMJ. Any suggestions?
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2011
  2. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    If that was my only option, then I'd stick with the 255gn Buffalo Bore and have a few mags at the ready too. I would avoid any JHP's intended for self defense; they're not going to penetrate enough to be effective.

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