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Posted: 11/3/2003 10:57:06 AM EDT
I have see advertised on differnt sites ammo for sale and some say what the feet per second and the foot/pounds of energy is for that round.
What would be considered an average foot/pounds of energy for a 9mm round.I have two 9mm pistols, one is an original Colt Government model in 9mm, its about 20 years old and I have a new CZ75.Ive shot ammo with 345 foot/pounds and 430 foot/pounds in my CZ but would 430 be too much for the older Colt.
Any one got any experiance in this subject?
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 2:54:07 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/3/2003 2:55:54 PM EDT by Red-Leg]
It's not the velocity or force generated, but rather the pressure generated that dictates whether a particular load should be shot in a particluar firearm.

I would be comfortable shooting any non +P in the 1911, and the CZ should be able to handle any standard or +P load.
Link Posted: 11/4/2003 6:04:53 AM EDT
Bloke, I agree with Red-leg, although, I think the Colt should be able to handle +P just fine. You might put a heavier recoil spring in. However, if you have no tangible reason to shoot +P, don't bother.

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