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147gr vs 124+P

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by glockdeerhunter, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Quarter Tank

    Quarter Tank

    Aug 7, 2011
    GD 147gr or HST 147gr

  2. Radian


    May 17, 2010
    Gold Dot 124 +p (or standard) or Ranger +p+ deliver the goods.

    Unless you are running a suppressor don't bother with sub-sonic. Velocity is your friend.
  3. LawScholar


    Aug 23, 2011
    +1 my two favorite 9mm rounds

    The 124 +p Gold Dot is also excellent, but I think the extra bit of recoil in +p or +p+ negates the main advantage of 9mm (rapid follow ups).

    Look up the ATK ballistics data on the Gold Dot. Their subsonic 147 does excellent. Passes all FBI protocol tests.
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2012
  4. barth

    barth six barrels

    Oct 7, 2011
    The Free Zone
    I use both. (124 P+ GDHP / 127 +P+ Ranger T)
    Both flawless operation.
    But my Storm Lake G27 40-9mm conversion barrel loves GDHPs
    Isn't that nice - LOL!
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2012
  5. I am running a extended lonewolf barrel with a compensator, knowing that back to my original post what ammo would you recommend for me. Also off topic I am looking for a scope mount for my gen 3 G17, but only want it to mount of the left side then go on top, because I have a Crimson laser that shoots down the right hand side. I want it to be able to attach a holograpic site or something.
  6. kamonjj


    Sep 7, 2010
    Norfolk, VA
    I'd fix the problem thats causing it to jam. It shouldn't jam no matter what ammo your using within reason. My glocks have eatin surplus ammo from pakistan made 40 years ago.
  7. i put an 11lb. recoil spring in to try to fix it, and that didn't fix it. Any other suggestions
  8. Radian


    May 17, 2010
    Call glock get a prepaid label and get them to fix it for free. Find a gssf match and someone will fix it for free there.

    Standard spring is 17 lbs 11 lbs is not correct even to run puffy gamer reloads.

    If you have not tried a different range ammo, do so.
  9. fastbolt


    Jun 9, 2002
    CA Central Coast
    Did your pistol feed & function normally with the factory barrel & RSA?

    Or, did the problems start to occur after you modified it?
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2012
  10. NG VI

    NG VI

    Feb 20, 2008
    My suggestion would be to go back to the stock barrel and spring assembly, though Lone Wolf is very good about tuning up barrels that aren't shooting quite right or functioning quite properly. I'd give them a call and explain in great detail the trouble that the gun is having, including the specific ammunition that you have had problems with, but before that I would bring the pistol to the range with both barrels and just the stock spring in.
  11. the problem started when i put on the compensator. So then i tried to put an 11lb recoil spring and I still have the problem. I am going to try and call lone wolf tonight.
  12. unit1069


    Oct 10, 2007
    So. Central US
    Your Generation 3 G-17 shouldn't jam on 147-grain ammo. I recommend installing the OEM barrel and recoil spring.