Question about Ammo?
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March 17th, 2007 02:12 PM
Question about Ammo?
I carry a Kahr CW9 that I use Speer Gold Dots for short barreled guns. I also have a 3" XD Sub compact XD 40 SW. Will Federal Hydrashok work just as good on a 3" barrel as it would on a 4" or would you suggest that I use Speer Gold Dots for short barreled guns. Is there actually that big of difference in an inch of barrel?
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March 17th, 2007 03:03 PM
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IMO the difference is minimal ......... in velocity terms maybe 25 fps ... more important might be the scale of any muzzle flash between the two. Again tho I feel this is small.
I am as yet not fully satisfied that ''short barrel'' ammo is all it might be cracked up to be for perceived benefit - aged skeptic probably! Others may well be very enthusiastic!
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March 17th, 2007 03:07 PM
As long as your ammo shoots POA/POI dont worry about it . Any modern hollowpoint will show about the same performance since all company's pretty much load to the fbi standards for penetration ect. Just fine one that cycles reliably and shoots at least close to where the gun looks .
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March 18th, 2007 01:31 AM
That's about right.
Originally Posted by P95Carry
March 18th, 2007 01:51 AM
DITTO the above. That being said all Gold Dot is great SD ammo.
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