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Old 02-15-2013, 13:58   #1
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Just shot my G29 with Underwood 155gr

I have only one word for this:

OUCH!!!!!!

Man, Im not recoil adverse but the g29 with Underwood 155 is HOT.

My g20's with the same ammo arent bad at all but YIKES that some strong crapola there!
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Old 02-15-2013, 14:33   #2
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Old 02-15-2013, 14:41   #3
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I've been looking at their 9mm stuff and from the specs it appears to be HOT! I know that my Glocks are tough, but am curious at how aversely Underwood ammo will impact the longevity of my pistols. What has been your experience with this stuff?
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Old 02-15-2013, 15:06   #4
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I've run 180 and 165gr underwood through my g29 - it shoots great! Accuracy is great. Recoil is manageable. Love it!
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Old 02-15-2013, 16:07   #5
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I've run 180 and 165gr underwood through my g29 - it shoots great! Accuracy is great. Recoil is manageable. Love it!

The accuracy of the ammo was really excellent but admittedly I was getting pretty flinchy by the end.

I cant speak to the other calibers but Ive shot a fair amount of Underwood 10mm.. and it IS real 10mm!
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Old 02-15-2013, 16:36   #6
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Yeah, after about three magazines of nuke loads out of my G29, my palm is in pain. My trigger finger starts to hurt as well. The Glock 20 is a little more forgiving.
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Old 02-15-2013, 20:17   #7
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What is the fps of the Underwood 155 gr. 10mm?
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Old 02-15-2013, 21:30   #8
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What is the fps of the Underwood 155 gr. 10mm?
1500 fps
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Old 02-15-2013, 23:14   #9
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the glock 29sf is my favorite glock. underwood is my favorite ammo. G29sf + underwood =

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Old 02-15-2013, 23:18   #10
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1500 fps
& Underwood tends to run 20-50 fps above spec.
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:30   #11
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Last time I went to the range, I shot PMC 200gr and after 200rds, my palm was quite sore as well.

Today I'm going to shoot some 180gr Underwood in my 29SF - I bought 300, sounds like I'll only get maybe 100 in before my palm starts to hurt. lol
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:25   #12
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Underwood 155gr XTP 10mm runs 1420+/-30fps out of my G29, stock barrel. And, yes, it stings a bit.
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:33   #13
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Underwood 155gr XTP 10mm runs 1420+/-30fps out of my G29, stock barrel. And, yes, it stings a bit.
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Yikes!
I've only used the Hornady 155 which goes about 1,270 out of my 29.
Not wanting any more pop than that either.
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Old 02-16-2013, 14:09   #14
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Last time I went to the range, I shot PMC 200gr and after 200rds, my palm was quite sore as well.

Today I'm going to shoot some 180gr Underwood in my 29SF - I bought 300, sounds like I'll only get maybe 100 in before my palm starts to hurt. lol
Get a shooting glove, or better yet, find a 9mm fan, and borrow his!
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Get a shooting glove, or better yet, find a 9mm fan, and borrow his!
Or just shoot more so my hands suck it up and get tough. :D

I like that option better!
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Or just shoot more so my hands suck it up and get tough. :D

I like that option better!
Don't know your age, but, the problem with your plan is, about the time your hands get tough enough, the carpel tunnel sets in.
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Don't know your age, but, the problem with your plan is, about the time your hands get tough enough, the carpel tunnel sets in.
I'm 29, I'm good to go for a few years anyway. :D
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I'm 29, I'm good to go for a few years anyway. :D
Are you getting a G30 for your birthday?

Being 29, fire away! You have plenty of years to blast away.
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Old 02-16-2013, 14:22   #19
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Are you getting a G30 for your birthday?

Being 29, fire away! You have plenty of years to blast away.
lol Nope, but the 29 I purchased was quite close to my birthday actually...

Next on the list is another 10mm - the Glock 20. My middle finger knuckle on my firing hand is a bit sore from smacking the bottom of the trigger guard and rubbing it. So I'm going to go full-size and see how she shoots comparatively.

Besides, why not? 29SF for carry and a 20 for wheeeeee!
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Old 02-16-2013, 14:50   #20
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Underwood Ammo and a Glock 10mm pistol (or 10mm conversion) are a match made in heaven.

The Underwood 10mm 220gr HC-FN load is also a real "palm pounder", but in a good way (and you won't go blind). The specs are 1200 fps, 703 ft-lbf energy and Taylor KO 15. Great alternative for woods protection and/or hunting. Just in case Gaston is reading this, I promise to shoot the HC-FN load in an aftermarket barrel only.
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