A List of FBI Approved Ammo.
This is a discussion on A List of FBI Approved Ammo. within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Many of of us don't need 'Duty Ammo', but the makes that have passed the LEO Duty list may get some shooters started.
Some of ...
February 4th, 2014 05:17 AM
A List of FBI Approved Ammo.
Many of of us don't need 'Duty Ammo', but the makes that have passed the LEO Duty list may get some shooters started.
Some of these may be a bit more than you need, but it sure beats being under-powered until you find what you need.
The Rounds listed bellow in 9mm, .40 Cal and 45 ACP, have been tested and/or meet your carry standard.
Barnes XPB 115gr HP (35515) such as loaded by Cor-Bon (DPX09115)
Winchester Partition Gold 124gr JHP (RA91P)
Winchester Ranger-T 124 gr +P JHP (RA9124TP)
Winchester Ranger Bonded 124 gr +P JHP (RA9BA)
Winchester Ranger-T 127gr JHP +P+ (RA9TA)
Winchester Ranger-T 147gr JHP (RA9T)
Winchester Bonded 147gr JHP (RA9B/Q4364)
Speer Gold Dor 124gr JHP
Speer Gold Dot 124gr JHP +P (53617)
Speer Gold Dot 147gr JHP (53619)
Remington Golden Saber 124 gr +P JHP bonded (GSB9MMD)
Remington Golden Saber 147gr JHP (GS9MMC)
Federal Tactical 124gr JHP (LE9T1)
Federal Tactical 135gr JHP +P (LE9T5)
Federal HST 147gr JHP (P9HST2)
Federal HST 124gr JHP +P (P9HST3)
Barnes all-copper bullets (140 & 155gr) loaded by: Cor-Bon (DPX40140)
Winchester Ranger 180gr JHP (RA40T)
Winchester Ranger 165gr JHP (RA40TA)
Winchester Partition Gold 165gr JHP (RA401P)
Winchester Bonded 180gr JHP (Q4355)
Speer Gold Dot 155gr JHP (53961)
Speer Gold Dot 180gr JHP (53962)
Federal Tactical 165gr JHP (LE40T3)
Federal Tactical 180gr JHP (LE40T1)
Federal HST 180gr JHP (P40HST1)
Remington Golden Saber 180 gr JHP (GS40SWB)
Barnes XPB/TAC-XP 185gr HP loaded by:
Winchester Ranger-T 230gr JHP (RA45T)
Winchester Ranger-T 230gr JHP +P (RA45TP)
Federal Tactical 230gr JHP (LE45T1)
Federal HST 230gr +P JHP (P45HST1)
Federal HST 230gr JHP (P45HST2)
Speer Gold Dot 230gr JHP (23966)
Speer Gold Dot 230gr +P JHP
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February 4th, 2014 11:02 AM
Do they test brands like Underwood and Double Tap?
February 4th, 2014 11:08 AM
Good to see the Federal HST 180grain JHP I use on there.
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February 4th, 2014 11:13 AM
This list has been around for long time it a good one to get ideas to check out.
Sig P-220 Primary Carry and CZ-75 Primary Carry
Mauser HSc BUG
Walther P-1 tertiary carry or when i want a break from the others
S&W Model 66 (No Dash) for the woods
February 4th, 2014 11:47 AM
OP, can you supply us with a cite or hyperlink to where you obtained this information?
February 4th, 2014 12:26 PM
February 4th, 2014 12:58 PM
It has been around a bit.
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February 4th, 2014 02:57 PM
Winchester Ranger...sweet. lol!
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February 5th, 2014 02:20 AM
The FBI has more money than I.
My list has PMC Bronze and WWB.
February 5th, 2014 02:33 AM
LGStore had 50-round boxes of Federal HST 230gr JHP (P45HST2) for $24.95 with a 4-box limit. I bought 4 and went back the next day and they were gone.
February 5th, 2014 02:42 AM
I didn't see AP on that list.
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February 5th, 2014 02:44 AM
What is the FBI? We do not recognize them in my hood! If, and after they leave Quantico, they should practice supporting the US Constitution.....wich they are sworn to......... Just Sayin.
February 5th, 2014 08:13 AM
Great price! I found some online for about that price, but haven't seen any in stores anywhere close to that. Heck, some of the stores are charging more than that for noname-brand FMJ!
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February 5th, 2014 08:45 AM
I've been using HST for several years. So far I haven't found any of my guns that didn't like it.
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February 5th, 2014 09:03 AM
Correct me if I am incorrect, but from what I am reading, this is the 2012 test. There are quite a few rounds that meet or exceed FBI protocol not mentioned on the list. Hornady and Double Tap are 2 manufacturers that come to mind immediately. I don't place too much faith in FBI testing for a defense caliber. Too much penetration after going through a layer of glass, wood or sheet metal. May as well use ball ammo.
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