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115gr +P+ out of a G26???

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by betyourlife, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. betyourlife

    betyourlife on a GLOCK

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    Specifically Federal 9BPLE 115gr +P+ out of a Glock 26.

    Would it still be effective (penetration/expansion) out of such a short barrel?
     
  2. BOGE

    BOGE Millennium Member

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    Just sit here & wait. There will be a dozen or so people who will come along & tell you that to use anything other than 147 gr. is insanity and speak of countless "Gello-Man" tests ad nauseum. As for me, all I use is 115 gr. +p+ cause it works on PEOPLE.
     

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  4. betyourlife

    betyourlife on a GLOCK

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    I don't care about bullet weight as long as it penetrates and expends well. I just want to see some tests out f a short barrel.
     
  5. BOGE

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    It clocks about 1250 -1275 fps out of a G26.
     
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    Since it's moving slower it may penetrate more, since that would cause it to expand at a slower rate, but still reach the same expanded size. Just a theory.
     
  7. betyourlife

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    Not bad at all....
     
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    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    I understand where you are coming from, but it is so hard to find good volunteers for bullet testing.

    :supergrin:
     
  9. betyourlife

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    How did it fare penetration and expansion wise???
     
  10. D-GLOCK17

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    This stuff is available for really cheap these days. $15.95 for a box of 50. I am considering several boxes of the stuff. At one time 115 grain was the standard for 9mm. I would use the load and be confident with it. After all, they say if something is worth shooting, then it is worth shooting twice.
     
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    Where do you find +P+ ammo I have not seen any around here.
     
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    Ljay Micky's Packin

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    We all know what +P is, And now we have +P+?

    And you know where this is going,,,,, Whats next, +P+P+P:supergrin:
     
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    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    If you just have to fire 9mm at light speed, it is called the .357 Sig.
     
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    I've shot +p+ Gold Dots out of a G17 at a pin shoot. That is a NASTY round. Lots of beautiful bowling pin carnage. heehee.
     
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    The round has legendary stopping power. I wouldn't want to get hit with it. I carry it on the streets of NYC.
     
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  20. glock2740

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    Try several SD loads out of your gun to see which one your gun likes. They'll all work on BG's. Mine likes 124+P Gold Dots the best.