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Winchester Ranger 115+P+ RA9115HP vs 127+P+ RA9TA?

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by cowboy1964, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. cowboy1964

    cowboy1964

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    sgammo has the 115+P+ for much cheaper than the 127+P+. Is the RA9115HP an older bullet design?
     
  2. hotpig

    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM

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    The 115 gr bullet is just a plain Jane hp pretty much the same as their white box jhp. ISP used this round with impressive results for many years.

    18.15 per box or 171.50 per 500 round case it is a decent load.
     

  3. glockingdude

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    Does anyone have a link that would show some ballistics test on the bullet that is in the Winchester Ranger 9mm 115gr. +P+ load? What about the 127gr. +P+? I searched for a while, but came up empty! Thanks!
     
  4. beforeobamabans

    beforeobamabans FYPM

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    RA9TA
    1250 fps
    441 ft-lbs

    RA9115HP
    1335 fps
    455 ft-lbs

    Note that the website does not list 115 as "Ranger-T".
     
  5. hotpig

    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM

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    can't find much.....
     
  7. G26S239

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    I like both. I still have around 500 rounds of the 115 +P+ and about 400 of the 127 +P+.
     
  8. FiremanJim

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    Have a local guy that gets this stuff by the pallot and I have been picking it up for $20 a box of 50,might need to buy some more before the prices go up
     
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    I'd think you'd get better penetration with the 127+p+
     
  10. cowboy1964

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    Agreed. The hot 115 rounds are good for wound channels but you give up a little in penetration. 99% of the time it will probably make exactly zero difference though. Still, I'd be more prone to carry lighter in the summer, heavier in the winter.
     
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    Both. 115gr +P and 125gr +P Cor Bons are old but proven loads as well.
     
  13. mikegun

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    i used to shoot only corbon ammo in all calibers, but found it was seperating a lot, then i changed to DPX, costly but its a copper only bullit, no lead to come loose...
     
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    i used to shoot only corbon ammo in all calibers, but found it was seperating a lot, then i changed to DPX, costly but its a copper only bullit, no lead to come loose...
     
  15. Glolt20-91

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    Old design, old FBI test result;

    FBI Ammunition Tests Data:
    9mm 115 grain Winchester Ranger JHP +P+, 1/9/98:
    Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity Bare Gelatin Clothed Gelatin
    Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion
    S&W M5906 4" 1320 fps 9.55" 0.53" 10.15" 0.65"



    Gold Dot 124gr +P comparison

    9mm 124 grain CCI/Speer Gold Dot JHP +P, 4/17/97:
    Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity Bare Gelatin Clothed Gelatin
    Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion
    SIG P226 4.25" 1223 fps 13.40" 0.68" 20.25" 0.53"

    Bob :cowboy: