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Cor Bon DPX 115gr +P My M&P eats all the DPX I feed it with no problems. My wallet however doesn't like me using it at the range but I feel its very important to run at least 150 rounds of your carry ammo through your gun to make sure there are no issues.
I cant use 9mm , when I try to chamber it, it drops out of the muzzle.
Oh wait... woops I got a .45 ... never mind.... ;-)
HST or Ranger Bonded 147-gr. standard pressure.
Training: Have cases of Aguila 115gr FMJ in 9mm I'm going through.
Self defense: Speer Gold Dot 124gr HP in 9mm
HST, Rangers, Gold Dots, I run 'em all.
Hornady Critical Defense 115g during the summer. I use FMJ in the winter.
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For SD I carry these in my XD-9 service: federal hst 147gr. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1356918497.595459.jpg
Had great accuracy results. Just me but I prefer the heaviest & fastest bullet that group well. Couldn't find any +P in this round. I also carry the Speer gold dot 124gr
For range I use either the federal or WWB 115gr fmj
124 gr Gold Dot hp's. They run through my CZ P-01 just fine.
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right now, I'm using Hornady 147gr XTP. I will be trying gold dot when I can find some. All my 9mm guns seem to like the Hornady stuff. I will fire a lot of gold dots before I switch.
Gold Dot 124 gr.
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From what I read the 147 Grain HST +P does not perform well, the standard pressure penetrates deeper and does better.
It seems that the +P expands to quick and acts like a parachute stopping the bullet to quick before it penetrates deep enough.
Due to this the 147 grain HST +P round is not popular. However the standard pressure 147 grain HST does what it should and is
hugely popular and gives great results.