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Odd 9mm JHPs

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Dorrin79, Jul 7, 2004.

  1. Dorrin79

    Dorrin79 Well-Known Member

    My new BHP came loaded :uhoh: with 3 mags of odd looking 9x19 HPs.

    They are stamped "9mm Luger R.P.", look to be about 124gr, and gave an extremely small cavity (the 'hole' in the face of the bullet is about the diameter of a no 2 pencil lead)

    Anybody know what these are? I'll probably shoot them up next time i go to the range, but I am curious...
  2. Navy joe

    Navy joe Well-Known Member

    Is the tip lead with the jacket starting somewhat down the ogive in a scalloped fashion? If so it is an older Remington Jacketed Soft Point/HP design mess thingy... Think they were the stuff late 70's early 80's a certain parent of mine carries them in his Firestar. :banghead:

    Most likely safe to shoot.
  3. WonderNine

    WonderNine member

    Here's something interesting I found:

    Yea, one BHP I bought came with a loaded clip too. I think it was some American Eagle FMJ if I remember correctly. What a friggin knob....:banghead:
  4. Jim Watson

    Jim Watson Well-Known Member

    Sounds like standard Remington JHPs to me.
    Remington standard hollowpoints (not Golden Sabre) have small openings and well rounded noses to feed well. Expansion is kind of secondary.
  5. Dan Forrester

    Dan Forrester Well-Known Member

    Be careful, they could be proof loads.

  6. WonderNine

    WonderNine member

    DT, is there anything you aren't telling us that makes you think that?

    Or are you just saying that as a "what if"?
  7. Dan Forrester

    Dan Forrester Well-Known Member

    I have no reason to suspect that they are proof loads. However they do sound “odd†to say the least.

    Unless I can purchase factory ammo NIB, I will usually just give it to some one else with a word of caution. I had a bad experience one time with a .223 from who knows where, getting stuck in my barrel.

  8. cratz2

    cratz2 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I've always been a big fan of not shooting ammo not specifically known to me....

    And I've never had anything blow up on me yet.... ;)
  9. FJC

    FJC Well-Known Member

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