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Posted: 6/25/2003 2:34:48 PM EDT
Sooooo, I'm waiting for my RRA 9mm upper to come in. In the meantime, what 9mm ammo would the experts recommend? I have found some +p+ at a decent price ($150 for 1200 rounds). Will this be too much ooompf?

MG
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 6:21:22 PM EDT
If its the Hirtinberger 124FMJ its gteat ammo, My Colt loves it and its very accurate.
Link Posted: 6/26/2003 10:24:39 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/28/2003 12:05:04 PM EDT
Maybe the wrong forum, but anyone handload for their 9mm AR? Anyone ever try clays?
Link Posted: 6/28/2003 6:59:51 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/28/2003 7:05:48 PM EDT by SBR7_11]
I prefer AA-#5, AA-#7, VV 3N37 for my 9mm needs. #5-- std 124 loads, std 147 loads for suppressor #7-- Full power 115/124 loads 3N37-- std 124 loads, std 147 loads for suppressor Use whatever you want to load 9mm. [img]http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid58/p726e8449982866f7c043f7d68ede5a26/fc681fb5.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/29/2003 8:02:42 AM EDT
Do the loads have to be full power to function the gun since its blow back, or can yo use light loads?
Link Posted: 6/29/2003 2:43:10 PM EDT
Std SAMMI spec ammo (domestic manufacture-store bought anything) will suffice. Mine cycled with USA9MMVP (Wally World value pack), Wolf, R-P, S&B, and handloads.
Link Posted: 7/2/2003 8:28:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/2/2003 8:29:35 AM EDT by AKCarbine]
micmac- Maybe the wrong forum, but anyone handload for their 9mm AR? Anyone ever try clays? Don't have a 9mm upper yet (considering a RRA, though). I would suggest Titegroup from Hodgdon, the some folks making Clays. The powder charge for Clays in 9mm is SOOO small, you can have hang fires and the like. I am highly impressed with Titegroup in any auto pistol caliber. Extremely accurate, also.
Link Posted: 7/2/2003 10:13:53 AM EDT
I've shot at least 5000 rounds per year(for the last five years) with my 1911 using a 200gr bullet and 3.5 grains of clays or less. I've never had a hangfire or misfire. Clays is fast burning and ignites easily from my experience. And getting 2000 handloads from a pound of powder really helps mak those reloads economical.
Link Posted: 7/2/2003 11:35:25 AM EDT
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