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Old 11-25-2012, 11:39   #8
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Originally Posted by SCmasterblaster View Post
That's right. There are special 9mm loads intended for short-barreled pistols. The ammo manufacturers are starting to pay attention to reality.
Winchester started the ball rolling with the T-Series ammo in 1998. Federal attempted in 2001 with a spin off of the Star Fire load renamed Hi Shock Two. Performance was lack luster so it was recalled.

In 2004 the HST was reintroduced but did not gain popularity until the ammo shortage of 2009 when the better known rounds were not to be found.

Finally Speer noticed a loss in market share and came out with the SB loads.
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