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Kahr K9 with +P ammo?

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by Romadoc, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Romadoc

    Romadoc

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    Mas:

    Is it wise to use either Fed. HST 147gr +P or Speer Gold Dot 124gr +P in a Kahr K9 or MK9? I'm concerned as some have said +P can beat up a pistol.
     
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

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    Early on, the Kahr folks told me the all-steel 9mms were built to handle +P and +P+, and I never saw any problems with either. Hotter ammo will wear guns sooner, just as driving our cars at Autobahn speed will probably do the same.

    best,
    Mas