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Ammo for g26

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by thewoo1, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. thewoo1

    thewoo1

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    Guys I currently have a g19 gen4 I use 124 gr fmj on range and 124gr Speer gold dot +p jhp as my personal defense round. I have ordered a g 26 gen 4 as my non winter carry and I would like your opinions. How does the g26 handle the above rounds as far as handling or should I scale back to the 115g fmj for range and not use a +p round for defense. Also I would be interested in you personal defense round in your g26
     
  2. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

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    When I used to CCW the G26, I used the Gold Dot 124 +P, just as I did (and do) in my G19s. All Glock 9mms are designed for 9mm NATO, which has greater pressure than standard 9mms, and about the same as 9mm +P.

    So no problems.
     
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    I use Gold Dot 124 gr in my G26 Gen4.

    For range use...the 115gr is giving me inconsistent results...
    So I am ordering a bunch of 124gr Speer Lawman ammo for range use.

    My G26 has functioned better with 124gr than with 115!
     
  4. robhic

    robhic I'm your huckleberry.... Platinum Member Silver Member

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    Remington Golden Saber 124gr bonded JHP in 9mm.
     
  5. tenntornado

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    The standard pressure Federal 147gr. HST has been my 9mm carry load for a few years now.Functions flawlessly in my G26/G17.
     
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    9mm +p+

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    I run Winchester Ranger T 127+p+ in my 19 and 26, Tula for range ammo.
     
  7. Merkavaboy

    Merkavaboy Code-7A KUZ769

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    Your G26 can handle all 9mm factory loads including NATO and +P+.
     
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    Some people here have reported shooting the G26 better than larger 9mm Glocks and I have to guess that at least a few have found this with +p and +p+ rounds.
     
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    My 26 shoots a steady diet of Speer GD 124 gr +p.
     
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    GD 124 +P in the 19 and 26 (as well as the Beretta 92, S&W 39, Kel Tec P-11). All eat the GD 124 +P without a hiccup--the Kel Tec is a little snappy with them, but the 26 is just as controllable as the 19 with them.
     
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    kda NRA Life Member

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    This ^^^^^^^^
     
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    I use Hornady Critical Defense 115g in both my 19 and 26.
     
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    barth six barrels

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    I shoot nothing but 124/127 +P/+P+ for carry and practice.
    Like shooting with the same thing I'm going to carry.
    Or at least the same weight and power.

    My gun is a G27 with a Storm Lake 40-9mm barrel.
    So I'm thinking I can run HOT HOT HOT 9mm day and night.
    All Glocks are designed to run hot NATO ammo anyway.
    Any G26/G19 should be able to run endlessly on the hottest 9mm.

    I'm thinking I may have to replace my recoil springs a little more often. That's all.

    For Defense:
    Winchester Ranger T-Series 127 gr +P+
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    Speer GDHP 124 +P
    Either round is great stuff.

    My G27, with a G23 Storm Lake 40-9mm conversion barrel,
    has a big time crush on GDHPs. So that's what I prefer to carry.
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    I carry 115gr Hornady Critical Defense
     
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    Yep. Beats Critical Defense in the weak 115g loads by a LONG shot.
     
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    I run 147gr GD in all my 9mms. I like the recoil and they work as well or better than lighter loads for more reliable aggregate penetration IMO. I'm a heavy-for-caliber fan. I'd be fine w/ 124gr +p.