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G27 ammo, what do you use?

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Thunderbolt56, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Thunderbolt56

    Thunderbolt56

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    Hello all,

    First post! I have been an avid shooter for over 30 years, but just last week got my first Glock. It's a sweet shooter and is simply a fine piece of work. For most of my life I've carried a custom Colt Officer's and a few years ago switched it out for an H&K 2000.

    I've looked all around (online and here locally) and am curious as to what ammo you use for Self Defense/carry. I picked up some Speer gold dot 155gr, but the shop actually had some Golden Sabers and Winchester Rangers both in 165gr and 180 flavor.

    I got some Federal Champion at WalMart for practice and my G27 just eats that up too, so without getting back into reloading, I've found a bargain supplier for range ammo.

    Just not decided on what to carry.
     
  2. bstock

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    congrats on your g27 it is an awesome ccw weapon! i carry one but with a
    g33 barrel in it. for both my .40 and .357 sig needs, i use speer gold dots. honestly you cant go wrong with the other two options you stated either.

    bstock
     

  3. Icelander513

    Icelander513 rocket surgeon

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    WWB for paper punching and Winchester PDX1 180's for personal protection. Both loads function flawlessly in my g27 and there seems to be a steady supply of both at my local retailers.
     
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    Winchester LE 180gr bonded. Or 165gr Speer Gold Dots.
     
  5. jl1288

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    I've been using speer gold dots in 165 and 180gr loadings for PD. My handloads have been berry's plated 165gr FP and 180HP, for practice, and all have fed flawlessly in my G23. You might want to check out www.brassfetcher.com for some in depth ballistic info on varoius loads and calibers. Good luck and stay safe.
     
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    180 gr Winchester PDX1 for SD
     
  7. BurkGlocker

    BurkGlocker Texas Redneck

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    1) Winchester Rangers 165 or 180 gr [current carry round is 165 T-series]
    2) Federal HST in 155, 165 or 180 gr
    3) Winchester PDX1 in 165 or 180 gr

    Burk
     
  8. packinaglock

    packinaglock John 3:16

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    165g HST's are currently in my G27
     
  9. GunFighter45ACP

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    I like 180s for SD & also for range use, however, I've been less picky on bullet weight for training lately. For SD I'm currently loaded w/Hornady 180 JHP FPDs
     
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    First of all, welcome and congrats on a good choice of a carry gun! I personally carry Hornady FPD 155 grain hp's. I like speer GDHP's too but I prefer Hornady for the simple fact it's manufactured right here in my home state! For range use I used to use blazer brass 180grain. Great stuff and shoots well, but I have not been able to find it much lately, so I've started using Privi Partizan 180grain brass cased stuff. Seems to be pretty good thus far. WELCOME TO GT!
     
  11. NailShooter

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    Hope you like your 27 as much as I like mine.

    I carry it loaded with Rem Golden Saber of the 165 gr weight. It has run these 100% malfunction free in my trials. Regards,

    Nail
     
  12. AZson

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    The 180gr will have a bit less snap, but I use a 165gr because of the short barrel.
    The lighter bullet gets up to speed quicker.
     
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    Winchester SXT RA40T 180gr. for PP.
    Winchester White Box 180gr. for targets.
     
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    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Corbon 135 gr
     
  16. buzzkill

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    Congrats on the G27...It is hard to beat the 27 for ccw purposes.

    Range: WWB
    SD: 140gr. Corbon DPX
     
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    For personal protection i use winchester pdx for my .40's & .45's, Corbon for 9mm, either gold dot or dpx in my .380, & hydrashok & hornady customs in 10mm. Of course i use walmart cheap stuff for the range.
     
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    Speer Goldot 165 grains, Remington Golden Saber 165 grains for carry.
    For range practice what ever I can find, the cheaper the better, right now PMC Bronze FMJ 165 gr.
     
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    Congrats on the 27 and your first post! The 27 is amazingly accurate and pleasant to shoot.

    Personally, I like 180gr and it is either Speer Gold Dot or Hornady TAP. Hornady is not bonded but is more accurate (at least in my hands).
     
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