I’ve written about Barnes Bullets, at length discussing their excellent performance in tactical precision rifles. In particular, I’ve found the coated Barnes XLC series attractive for use in high-velocity rifles, because they’re exceptionally accurate, penetrate well, exhibit no copper fouling and provide excellent terminal ballistic performance as well.
Barnes has long been the leader in bullet technology, first with their now-legendary X-bullet, then with the coated XLC, and now with their Triple-Shock. But in order to fully understand the Triple-Shock’s design, we must first understand Barnes’s initial design, beginning with their famous X-bullet.
I’ve written about Barnes Bullets, at length discussing their excellent performance in tactical precision rifles.…
by Massad Ayoob / Nov 1, 2007