Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Jon54 is offline Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Bartlett, TN
    Posts
    29

    Best 9mm SD Round?

    Looking to add some SD ammo to my inventory. Recommendations on brand and bullet size?

  2. #2
    SouthernBoy's Avatar
    SouthernBoy is online now Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Western Prince William County, Va
    Posts
    2,643
    You should get many responses with a decent selection of loads in this category. In no particular order, I like the following;

    o Gold Dot 124gr +P (53617)
    o Federal HST 124gr +P
    o Federal HST 147gr +P

    I have two others which I would not be remiss about using, but they are not my primary choices. They are the Winchester Ranger 127gr +P+ (RA9TA) load and the Federal JHP 115gr +P+ BPLE load. Currently, the 9mm pistol I carry on and which is hidden in my home for use is loaded with the Gold Dot mentioned above.

    I suggest that you do your own research, read tests (specifically LEO tests) and watch videos (tnoutdoors9 is an excellent source, EX: Speer Gold Dot 9mm 124 gr +P - YouTube). The general consensus is to select a load that will drive deep enough and not fragment in the body, has good controlled expansion, and can penetrate bone. This is a tall order for many 9mm expanding rounds and the best tend to be bonded or at least designed well enough to do what needs to be done.

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Search tags for this page

best 9mm

,
best 9mm for women
,
best 9mm gun
,

best 9mm handgun

,
best 9mm handgun 2012
,
best 9mm handguns
,

best 9mm pistol

,
best 9mm pistol 2012
,
best 9mm pistols
,
best 9mm pistols 2012
,
best handgun 2012
,
the best 9mm handgun
Click on a term to search for related topics.

» Springfield Armory

» HGF Sponsors

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.2.1