This is a discussion on What 9mm Ammo Do You Carry? within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Thunder71 Federal HST 124 Grain, switching to Federal HST 147 Grain now that I no longer own an ammo sensitive Kahr. ... ...
Gold Dot 124g +p... but will be switching to Federal HST sometime soon I think.
Federal HST 124 Grain +P in any pocket 9 that can stand them. HST 124 Grain standard pressure for those that can't take +P. Gold Dot 115 and 124 on hand as back up if the HST supply runs slim.
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147 grain Ranger T
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Ranger 124+P, Gold Dot 124s, HST 124s, depends on what I grab. They'll all work.
147gr. Federal HST (P9HST2).
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124 +p GDHP
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147gr. Ranger or 115gr. Cor Bon
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Ive never really cared much about this brand over that, just bought and carried stuff that was qaulity, tested (in my guns too) and for self defense. But I read a great article last night on boxotruth called "low light essentials", I would recommend checking it out. The author got into muzzle flash and flash bulbing yourself from your own gun. He had tried alot of the usual carry stuff, like alot of the stuff mentioned so far, at night to see what kind of flash each ammo produced. I know he said winchester ranger was the best. It had something added that makes the flash a reddish orange, instead of yellow or white. I can't remember but he listed the results of a good bit of other stuff. I think in the off chance that I actually did have to use my gun there is prob a really good chance its prob gonna be in a low light situation. I am going to start using ranger for my carry ammo. Just some food for thought.,
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I'm really liking the Hornady 135 +P critical duty, no muzzel flash and very very accurate out of my Glock 26 and 19!!
Winchester Ranger 147gr T-series in my PF-9 carry.
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