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Old 12-08-2016, 05:41 PM   #1
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favorite 9mm ammo for personal defense

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Old 12-08-2016, 05:47 PM   #2
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Gold Dot 124 or 147


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Old 12-08-2016, 05:58 PM   #3
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Federal 124gr HST +P JHP
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Federal 147gr HST +P JHP
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Old 12-08-2016, 06:21 PM   #4
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I carry Fiocchi 124gr JHP 1,100FPS
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Old 12-08-2016, 06:57 PM   #5
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I use Hornady critical defense 115gr.
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Old 12-08-2016, 06:59 PM   #6
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I'm currently using Gold Dot 147's, but only because I couldn't find the 124 +P's. I will probably switch this spring when I order more ammo.
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Old 12-08-2016, 07:16 PM   #7
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I get the hornandy critical duty or defense FTX HP mostly in 124 grain..... boxes of it


Use indepence 115 grain JHP to practice with
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Old 12-08-2016, 07:20 PM   #8
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Whichever one I can get on target repeatedly the fastest.....
Currently normal strength HSTs do fine.
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Old 12-08-2016, 09:25 PM   #9
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I currently use Sig V Crown 124 grain. I found and article online some time ago and all of the research that had been done showed it to perform best in the parimeters of the FBI. I have been looking for it since that day. Anyhow it was highly recommended based on penitration, cavitation and velocity.
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Old 12-09-2016, 12:26 AM   #10
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Sig V-Crown, cheap and does the job
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Old 12-09-2016, 03:35 AM   #11
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I use Federal HSTs in all of My Handguns for PD.
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Old 12-09-2016, 07:45 AM   #13
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Living in the PRM, I don't have an EDC, but my HD ammo of choice is Federal HST 124gr.
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Old 12-09-2016, 09:18 AM   #14
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I use Federal LE HST 124gr. Their American Eagle 124gr. is almost a perfect match for the round, so I use that for target/training. I like having a defense round that I can pair with a regular target round for training. In .40 S&W I use Gold Dot LE 180gr and their Lawman 180gr. target ammo for the same affect.
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Mrs. slayer carries a couple of 9mms (not at the same time ) and she uses Hornady Critical Defense in 115 gr.
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