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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. G-34

    G-34

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


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ7ri9wa728"]Underwood 9mm 115 gr +P+ JHP Ammo Test - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

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    Does it shoot 158 grainers at 1500fps?
     

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

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

    uz2bUSMC 10mm defender

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    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...
     
  5. G-34

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    oh well. you know the saying, sticks and stones
     
  6. G-34

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    ......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:
     
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    Great video ...Thanks for the share.
     
  8. uz2bUSMC

    uz2bUSMC 10mm defender

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    You'll be ok.
     
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    welcome, sir/maam
     
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    the 9mm underwood out did this 357 mag

    in BOTH velocity AND energy

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO9CNI8qV2I"]Underwood .357 Magnum 158 gr Gold Dot Ammo Gel Test - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    uz2bUSMC 10mm defender

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    Yep, in that test. I've really been wanting to use one of these > :popcorn:
     
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    No it doesn't.:whistling:
     
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    789 ft/lbs
     
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    789!? i wouldnt want to be on the receiving end of that:faint::wow:
     
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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    Underwood's .357 Sig JHPs are 125 grain at 1475 FPS...604 ft/lbs.

    Just sayin'.:whistling:

    That said, pretty impressive for 9mm!
     
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    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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