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Best 9mm JHP (non-USA make)

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by RWBlue, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. RWBlue

    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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    Who makes the best JHP outside the USA?
     
  2. Merkavaboy

    Merkavaboy Code-7A KUZ769

    If by JHP you mean conventional designed jacketed designs, I'd have to say CBC/Magtech of Brazil. With other manufacturers like Sellier & Bellot, Fiocchi & Prvi Partizan, their conventional JHPs all look like they've taken a FMJ bullet, cut off the tip of the bullet, drilled a hole somewhere in the center of the lead core and called it a "JHP".

    If someone asked me about whether foreign made JHP bullets are good for SD, I'd tell them to expect it to work about as good (or bad) as a FMJ load and not to expect any kind of reliable expansion. If there is any kind of expansion in real tissue (not blocks of jello) then consider oneself ahead of the game.
     

    Last edited: Jan 11, 2010

  3. ricklee4570

    ricklee4570

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    Fiocchi in the 124 JHP is a good one, I have gotten good accuracy with this one.
     
  4. drjustice

    drjustice Super Senior

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    Starfire by PMC 9mm JHP in 124gr and 147 gr. Made in S Korea
     
  5. shark_za

    shark_za Woes

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    JHB - South Africa
    PMC Starfire , I think the latest Fiocchi stuff uses XTP bullets.