50rds - 45 ACP Federal LE Tactical HST 230gr. HP Ammo

$44.95
($0.90/ppr)

144 In stock

  • 10 Review(s)
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  • Manufacturer Federal Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 230 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity 50
  • Ammo Caliber 45 ACP (Auto)
  • Manufacturer SKU P45HST2
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 890
  • Muzzle Energy 404
  • UPC Barcode 029465098070
  • Cost Per Round $0.90/ppr

Federal Ammunition 230 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

This is 45 ACP Federal Law Enforcement Tactical HST 230gr. Hollow Point Ammo. This is the next generation in high performance Defense ammunition. The Tactical HST Hollow Point Ammo offers consistent expansion and optimum penetration for terminal performance. A specially designed hollow point tip won’t plug while passing through a variety of barriers and this bullet holds its jacket in the toughest conditions. The HST Hollow Point is engineered for 100% weight retention and extremely impressive expansion—it’s the ammunition you’ve been waiting for. This ammo is extremely hard for us to get and we have limited supplies. This is current production ammo and it is packed in 50rd. boxes.

Ballistic Gel Testing

 

In hopes of giving ourselves and our customers a better idea how this 45 ACP (Auto) self-defense ammo would perform if called upon in a self-defense scenario, we tested dozens of the best selling hollow points on the market.

We fired five rounds of this Federal Ammunition 45 ACP (Auto) ammo through a cloth barrier into Clear Ballistics calibrated synthetic gelatin and recorded the results. For these tests, we used a Ruger SR45 with a 4.5-inch barrel. In the photos, graphics and video on this page, you can see specifically how the Federal Ammunition ammo performed and how it sticks up with the rest of the 45 ACP (Auto) ammo we have tested so far.

To read more about our testing procedures and discover what round makes the best self-defense ammo for you head to this page.

Federal Ammunition 230 Grain 45 ACP (Auto) ammunition fired into ballistic gelatin

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 50rds - 45 ACP Federal LE Tactical HST 230gr. HP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 50rds - 45 ACP Federal LE Tactical HST 230gr. HP Ammo

How do the results for this Federal Ammunition 45 ACP (Auto) compare to other 45 ACP?

50rds - 45 ACP Federal LE Tactical HST 230gr. HP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 13.4 13.5 13.7 16.9 17.3
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.78 0.82 0.85 0.85 0.92
Expanded Weight (gr.) 229 229.6 229.7 229.7 229.9
Bullet Velocity (fps) 837 841 864 866 871

Reviews

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  • ☆☆☆☆☆

    posted on by Steve

    Federal HST is Probably The Best Self Defense Ammo out there! Definitely in the Top 5!

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    posted on by Chef Brandon

    Best I’ve found. It’s what I carry in my FN FNX. 5.3 inch barrel,not a single miss feed or malfunction. AmmoToGo the best!!

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    posted on by Coffeeman

    I have been very impressed w/ this ammo in my XDS's. This ammo runs over my chronograph in my 3.3" and 4.0" for an average of 795 FPS and 847 FPS for 3 shots each and expanded to approx..88". Accuracy has been around an inch at 21 feet for 3 shots. This ammo is my pick for conceal carry. Buy some and try it and see what you think. Good shooting. Cman

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    posted on by Ronald Morton

    I've been using this ammo out of a Beretta CX4 carbine, good velocity, excellent accuracy and devastating damage to the 4 hogs I've shot. The hogs were all shot at 25 to 50 yards, the bullet exited on 2 out of 4 and left a large easy to follow blood trail. None of the hogs went more than 50 yards from where they were hit. Very consistent velocity from a CX4 and a 1911.

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    posted on by JOHN ICKES

    The only 45 ammo I carry. Cycles perfectly through my Glock 21 and Springfield XDs.

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    posted on by Rickey Rudd

    First started buying this from Ammunition To Go back in 2008! Feeds smooth for a hollowpoint and excellent accuracy. I won't use anything else for carry ammo!

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    posted on by Thomas Rinkor

    This is a top pick for .45 owners. It has performed perfect in water jug testing after 4 layers of denim. This ammo expands well and holds together.

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    posted on by Casey Bishop

    Excellent!!!!! I have taken down one deer and two hogs with this ammo. Definitely stoppers. All three stopped in their tracks. The wound cavities were impressive to say the least. Will buy again and again.

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    posted on by Lonnie Capps

    With expansion coming out the size of a quarter, you can't get a nicer man stopper than this. A.T.G. is the best place to buy it. My whole order was on backorder, and it still showed up at my door faster than anyone else would with in stock items.

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    posted on by Randall Childress

    With expansion coming out the size of a quarter, you can't get a nicer man stopper than this. A.T.G. is the best place to buy it. My whole order was on backorder, and it still showed up at my door faster than anyone else would with in stock items.

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