If you read my other thread regarding my concern over recoil with a S&W 442 I am planning to buy, the following question will confirm that I am likely nuts.
Anyway, I am looking for a carry load for the 442, and even though I am a little unsure of what kind of recoil I will experience with the +P loads in this gun, I like the ballistics potential of the Black Hills loading. I have had nothing but great experience with all Black Hills products I have used. Their load indicates 1050 muzzle velocity and 306 ft lbs of muzzle energy. Not sure if this is 2" barrel--good chance it is 4" barrel as that seems to be the published standard from most manufacturers. They use the Hornady 125 gr XTP bullet for this load.
Anyone else here use this load? From what I have read, a lot of folks like the Speer Gold Dot load and that shows 945 fps and 248 ft lbs from 4" barrel. The Black Hills load seems to beat this.
Sorry--probably should have posted this in the defensive loads section.