Today I’m writing a review on my experience with the Federal Premium Ammunition Low Recoil Personal Defense Ammo.
I picked up a few boxes of these rounds in both .45 and 9mm, as this is the caliber I typically carry.
Federal claims the personal defense (hollow point to prevent unnecessary bullet travel) low recoil rounds “Significantly reduces recoil.” I can’t confirm whether recoil was indeed reduced significantly. I shot regular FMJ rounds of the same caliber, out of the same gun, back to back, and didn’t notice a ‘significant’ reduction in recoil.
I did notice it was slightly less recoil, but nothing I would boast about. Then again, my sample size was relatively small, as I only shot about 10 rounds in both .45 and 9mm. Continue reading “Federal Premium Low Recoil Ammo”