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9mm ammo question...

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by OneShot Airguns, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. OneShot Airguns

    OneShot Airguns

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    Ok.. I went in to my LGS the other day and ask if they had any 9mm in stock the guy said yeah four boxes, I said cool I'll take them.

    I have a Glock 17 and normally shoot 9mm Luger but the new ammo I got is 9mm Nato 124gr is that ok to use in my 17?

    Michael
     
  2. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Your Glock 17 was designed to fire Nato spec ammo. You will wear out long before your Glock does.

    You are go to go.

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  3. Trigger Finger

    Trigger Finger

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    9mm Luger, 9mm Nato, 9mm Parabellum and 9X19mm are all different names for the same cartridge!!! Along with 9mm+P and 9mm+P+.

    Some might be loaded slightly hotter but any 9mm pistol of recent manufacture in good condition will be able to safely shoot any of those. A constant diet of 9mm+P+ in an older gun might not be recommended. But for 100 or so rounds a year it should be fine.

    Especially with a Glock you will be fine with any of them!
     
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  4. Cream Soda Kid

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    Yep. I've run that ammo through my G19 & G26 just fine, no problems.

    Welcome to GLOCK TALK.
     
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  5. unit1069

    unit1069

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    Consider yourself lucky you found that 9mm ammo, unless you paid an exorbitant price. It should be great practice ammo that comes close to duplicating your premium JHP self-defense carry rounds.
     
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  6. Riverkilt

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    I'm jealous! Been all over northern Arizona and southern Utah - no 9mm anywhere...not even the expensive stuff. Even Cabella's on line warehouse was out of ALL brands of 9mm ammo. We had a hoarder's rush after CT. Then a hoarder's rush after the legislation announcement. Shelves are bare. There will be a third hoarder's rush when some ammo starts to drift in. I just wanna get some to take to the range...

    Get all you can before the hoarders get there!
     
  7. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    No problem. Use it. The 9mm Parabellum goes by many names.