9mm Carbine Load For 100 Yards?

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  1. Maxw

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    I use a Lee 124gr TC powder coated over 4gr Titegroup in my Ruger PCC with a dot. All I shoot are clay pigeons at 100 yards. My 50 yards groups are consistent 1 1/2” with that load. This load works on humid 90+ days and those hovering around freezing.
     
  2. Jim Watson

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    A 3 gunner here was complaining about the difficulty of getting a 100 yard 9mm load.

    I note the common thread is the use of cheap plated or coated bullets.
    You will have a better chance with jacketed, preferably JHP. I would try XTP, HAP, and Zero Conical.
     

  3. 9x45

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    I run a 17" JRC also. My standard load is a 124 Bayou over 3.3 grains of TG at 1.100" OAL. Makes minor in my OEM G17, and goes about 1,150 fps out of the JRC. HiTek coated bullets have just as good accuracy as jacketed at much less cost. Don't use them in anything with a comp thou, it will lead up pretty good.
     
  4. jmorris

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    Shot these two 10 shot 100 yard groups one after another.

    115gn JHP’s super 2189399C-5104-40E0-913D-6DF9B83BC282.jpeg

    147 Plated RN subs. I can’t tell you how many pistol matches I have won with the minor load but I know it’s taken high overall at regional matches. Was kind of surprised it was such a turd at distance.

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    That's why it's called minute of angle....
     
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    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    The second one looks more like minute of pie plate.


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  7. jmorris

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    Maybe, if all 10 had at least made it on paper.

    It works at 60 yards just fine and more importantly, doesn’t wake Mrs. Morris downstairs.

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