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Old 01-10-2012, 20:20   #1
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What is your carry load?

What do you guys carry and what is your favorite range ammo?
I carry Speer gd 124+p. Thinking of using 147 hst but can not find any( little cheaper for 50).
For the range I like Walmart federal or winnchester NATO if they have it.
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Old 01-11-2012, 21:32   #2
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Range report

I bought the gun on black Friday and finaly had a chance to get to the range today. Shoots like a dream!!! I started with federal 115g then RWS 124g(Swiss ammo). No issues at all and the ejection was normal 4:00ish. I ended the visit with 5 shots of my carry load (Speer gd 124+p) at 7 yards. All 5 in the. Center bull and all touching. I had a good time and can not wait to get back out.
I also should get my new night sights (ameriglo idot with pro glo green ring front) and smooth face trigger (g17 style) this week.
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I also posted this in the General glocking.
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:26   #3
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i shoot what ever i can get my hands on. most of the time it's 124 +p gold dot. in fact this week alone a shot 700 rds of it during a few range trips. it's a great round.
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Old 01-12-2012, 23:19   #4
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Range ammo is either 124gr or 147gr Federal American Eagle. Carry round is Federal HST 147gr standard pressure. Bill
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Old 01-13-2012, 12:17   #5
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Carry is Winchester Ranger 127+p+, range is whatever is cheapest.
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Old 02-02-2012, 17:21   #6
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Carry is Winchester Ranger 127+p+, range is whatever is cheapest.
Same here. Or 124gr +p Speer Gold Dot's if i'm running low. I'm confident in both loads.
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Old 02-03-2012, 11:30   #7
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I have a difficult time trying to decide between 124+p gold dots or 147 gr. The heavier the bullet the better the penetration but they do travel pretty slow. 124+p seems like a "happy medium" just as the Glock 19 is to me. Goldylocks and the three bears stands out.(This one is just right)
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Old 01-13-2012, 15:38   #8
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Depends on what I can get. Current is Remington GS 124 +Ps, but I'll carry standard pressure Hydra-Shoks, Winchester SXTs, Speer Gold Dots. Mostly 124/147 sometimes +P, sometimes standard pressure. Don't go to the range anymore. The Time is near and I save all the 115 gr fodder for barter.
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Old 01-13-2012, 17:33   #9
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Well I got my idot installed today. They are top notch and I like them better then the mepro three dot I had on my 23. I also got my trigger in and will install it soon.
Thanks for the replies guys. The g1niners forum might come back alive.
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Old 01-15-2012, 20:01   #10
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I'm currently carrying Federal HST 147 +P in my G19...mostly because I couldn't find the standard pressure HST for a decent price so I ordered 500 of these!
Practice ammo is typically Blazer alum or Blazer Brass or whatever cheap stuff I can find!
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Old 01-15-2012, 21:53   #11
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Carry: Winchester PDX1 147Gr, been thinking about switching to 147gr HST (if i can find them) or Gold-Dots/
Range: 115gr FMJ American Eagle or lately 115gr FMJ Speer Lawman Clean-Fire. I'm really liking the Clean-fire though, so will probably stay with them.
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I bought my Gen 2 in 97 and loaded it with Win. Silvertips. A few years later I upgraded to Federal Hydra-Shoks. Just recently upgraded to Hornady Critical Defense. For practice i really like the Fiocchi hardball.

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Old 01-18-2012, 21:19   #13
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Did federal stop making the hst? I am also having a very hard time finding some locally. I also looked on federals website and did not see it on there.
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Old 01-18-2012, 23:05   #14
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Did federal stop making the hst? I am also having a very hard time finding some locally. I also looked on federals website and did not see it on there.
It seems it has been hard to get HST for quite some time but I don't think they are halting production anytime soon. If they did, that would be quite a shame. It IS still on the website, it is listed under the LE section.
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The HST is LE only ammo restricted for sale only by the manufacturer. Federal Cartridge Company has been cracking down on dealers/distributors who sell HST to non LE customers. Though I had been a LEO for many years I do not agree with this. The best ammo should be sold to every citizen. Bill
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The HST is LE only ammo restricted for sale only by the manufacturer. Federal Cartridge Company has been cracking down on dealers/distributors who sell HST to non LE customers. Though I had been a LEO for many years I do not agree with this. The best ammo should be sold to every citizen. Bill
Thanks for the reply and I agree it should be available to everyone.
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Old 01-20-2012, 17:44   #17
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Winchester Ranger-T 147 gr or Gold Dot 124+p for carry; most anything for the range. Planning on picking up some 147 gr HST soon.
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Old 01-20-2012, 18:04   #18
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Winchester 127 gr +P+ and Federal 147 gr HST +P are my daily carry.
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Old 01-22-2012, 09:08   #20
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I use federal HST +P. I ordered them from Streichers. I've also picked them up from Kyles Gunshop (online)
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