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Posted: 9/17/2004 10:45:33 AM EDT
I just bought a Springfield XD-9 service model. This will be my CCW gun and I need some suggestions of what I should keep in my mag when I carry. Right now I only have some target ammo for practicing.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:06:22 AM EDT
Federal Hydra-shok's and CCI Gold Dots are always winners.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:14:05 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/17/2004 11:22:45 AM EDT by W-W]

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
Federal Hydra-shok's and CCI Gold Dots are always winners.



+1 for the CCI Gold Dots 124 gr +P...Ammoman sells them in bulk boxes too!
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:18:15 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:36:45 AM EDT
Remington Golden Saber
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:39:20 AM EDT
If you use Speer Gold Dots, you could pick up some bulk Gold Dots to practice with at ammoman.com

ak_kraut
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 12:06:31 PM EDT
Hey thanks for the tips guys.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 1:36:31 PM EDT
Been carrying Gold Dots for about 4 years, always been a good shooter.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 6:08:21 PM EDT

Originally Posted By W-W:

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
Federal Hydra-shok's and CCI Gold Dots are always winners.



+1 for the CCI Gold Dots 124 gr +P...Ammoman sells them in bulk boxes too!



+1 to his +1
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 11:02:17 PM EDT
What? 8 posts and no Cor-Bon? I carry a lot of Hydra-shock myself too, but ya gotta admit there really aint nothin like dumpin' a mag or 2 of that Cor-bon stuff to get the blood pumpin'

Link Posted: 9/20/2004 9:26:03 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Stright_Shooter:
What? 8 posts and no Cor-Bon? I carry a lot of Hydra-shock myself too, but ya gotta admit there really aint nothin like dumpin' a mag or 2 of that Cor-bon stuff to get the blood pumpin'




Umm......why would I have to admit that?

When did cor-bon start making ammo that was more fun to shoot than other companies?

Why do you alternate carry ammo? Weather/clothing issues, or just to be cool?

<----carries what feeds well and has been proven to perform.

[cough]GOLD DOT[/cough]
Link Posted: 9/20/2004 9:32:21 AM EDT
Ranger +P

good price from www.proload.com
Link Posted: 9/20/2004 6:15:42 PM EDT
124 gr hydra shok - standard pressure. Seems a good balance. I've heard good things about the newer bullet designs for the 147 gr stuff too.
Link Posted: 9/20/2004 6:58:43 PM EDT
For consistently good documented performance across the board in bare & denim covered gelatin and most calibers:
Winchester Ranger T
Speer Gold Dot
Link Posted: 9/20/2004 8:59:28 PM EDT
federal hydra shoks

or rangers if you can get a hold of em
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 12:46:29 AM EDT
I only shoot cop killer bullets. Like the kind in Lethal Weapon 3. You know, they'll go through dozer blades.

Serious.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 12:52:32 AM EDT
Cor-bons!!!!!!
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 10:03:56 AM EDT
The ammo I carry depends on the gun that is in the holster. Not so much clothing etc. I carry several different pistols, and my 9mm seems to prefer Cor-bon. This, of course does not mean that his will be the same. Everyone needs to go out and spend some time finding out what works in the gun that they have. I was just really suprised that Cor-bon wasn't posted right out of the gate. Maybe it is just my part of the country or whatever... But Cor-bon's seem to have a big following around here....
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