to the folks who say 9mm would never equal 357

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by G-34, Nov 18, 2012.

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  1. 115 grain +p+ 1450 FPS and 501 ft/lbs!!!! HOLY ****:faint::faint::faint::faint::faint:

    [ame=""]Underwood 9mm 115 gr +P+ JHP Ammo Test - YouTube[/ame]

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  3. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

    Does it shoot 158 grainers at 1500fps?

  4. ...that it does not do,,,, but energy wise its neck and neck with 357

    what do your 158 grainers come in at energy wise?
  5. uz2bUSMC

    uz2bUSMC 10mm defender

    Man, you're probably gonna get lit up soon. You might wanna just go look at .357 mag energy numbers at UW or Buff Bore...

  6. oh well. you know the saying, sticks and stones
  7. ......yea i may have jumped the gun a little before posting,

    have at me boys i probably deserve it,

    still impressive for 9mm tho

    flamesuit on! :wavey:
    #6 G-34, Nov 18, 2012
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    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

    Great video ...Thanks for the share.
  9. uz2bUSMC

    uz2bUSMC 10mm defender

    You'll be ok.

  10. welcome, sir/maam
  11. the 9mm underwood out did this 357 mag

    in BOTH velocity AND energy

    [ame=""]Underwood .357 Magnum 158 gr Gold Dot Ammo Gel Test - YouTube[/ame]
    #10 G-34, Nov 18, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2012
  12. uz2bUSMC

    uz2bUSMC 10mm defender

    Yep, in that test. I've really been wanting to use one of these > :popcorn:
  13. No it doesn't.:whistling:
  14. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

    789 ft/lbs

  15. 789!? i wouldnt want to be on the receiving end of that:faint::wow:
  16. And per usual with 9mm bullets pushed beyond their velocity limits, the penetration sucks.

    Also, 501 ft/lbs doesn't come close to full power .357 Magnum loads. Shoot some 125gr Buffalo Bore .357 loads @ 1700 fps and tell me if these 115gr Underwood loads come close. I'll save you the time: they don't.

    Sorry, this thread is a fail.
  17. Berto

    Berto woo woo

  18. I would love to know what kind of powder Kevin is using in those. I wonder what they could run a 38 super up to if they tried.
  19. Underwood's .357 Sig JHPs are 125 grain at 1475 FPS...604 ft/lbs.

    Just sayin'.:whistling:

    That said, pretty impressive for 9mm!
  20. SDGlock23

    SDGlock23 Glockoholic

    My Gp100 just threw some handload 158gr bullets an average of 1535 fps for 827 ft-lbs of energy. Compared to the fast 115gr 9mm, it's 40+ grains heavier yet still faster, has considerably better sectional density and will penetrate a lot better as well. The 9mm is a good option, but it's not a .357 Magnum.

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