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9mm Carry Ammo

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by lpsharp88, Feb 21, 2013.

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  1. Cesiumsponge

    Cesiumsponge Member

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    Anyone can make ammunition and sell it commercially. That's a fairly low standard to judge what works and what doesn't. I'd prefer to see the cumulative average performances of ammunition used in Officer Involved Shootings as slightly more credible.
     
  2. coolluke01

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    Shooting +P or +P+ in a short barrel gives no benefit. More muzzle flash is about all you get from it.
    I carry 147 Ranger T's They have been chronographed at 1150, while 127+P are around 1200. Not much benefit for all the flash and bang.

    For short barrels stick with slow heavy bullets.

    The Ranger T's in 147 are a proven round with good expansion and great penetration. Many rounds may open up bigger but they trade penetration then.
     
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    Agreed! Federal HST 124gr
     
  5. Bobson

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    124gr Gold Dots in my G19.
     
  6. Bill4282

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    Since they don't make a 230 grain for 9mm, I go with 147 grain JHPs. Not wedded to any particular manufacturer just one of the top ends, no bargain basement.
     
  7. CDawg

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    Winchester Ranger RA9T 147gr JHP.
     
  8. Bob79

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    Gold Dot 124 grain +P functions fine in my glock. Ballistically the 124 grain rounds usually perform the best in tests.
     
  9. Rezin

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    I have used most of the major brands through my Glock 19 with no problems. Right now, 1 meg has critical defense, well the other has golden sabers.
     
  10. TOADMAN

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    Any 147 gr JHP top shelf ammo..
     
  11. Buck Kramer

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    124gr pdx1 in 9mm xd
     
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