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What do you carry for defensive ammo?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Sincere, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. sig shooter

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    Hornady Critical Defense 38 special +p 110 grain.

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  2. Sincere

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    Seems like the majority of us use Critical Defense and HST. Has to be for a reason, I hear/watch/read nothing but good about the two.

    Critical Defense looks pretty bad ass too. Not that it matters how a round looks but it's definitely the coolest looking round right after that R.I.P Ammo; too bad I'd never use defensive ammunition with the name R.I.P. lol...
     
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  3. Gammon

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    Corbon 160 gr .45 ACP. This stuff runs about 1100 fps or so. Unfortunately, at $2.00 per round, I might be too cheap to defend myself.
     
  4. 84ta406

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    Speer Gold dots in everything except .357SIG, I use Underwood for that.
     
  5. Fixxah

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    WTF. It is Tactical. Is that even legal to possess?
     
  6. Red Moon

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    Only if you have black extra-killy gun, mount a 40x scope on it and do a barrel roll before unholstering your pea shooter. [rofl]
     
  7. kalash

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    Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel in my .38spl LCR. Hornady in my G19, although I'd like to switch to Corbon DPX if I can find it.
     
  8. Heathen

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    Federal HST 147gr in 9mm or 230gr in .45, both standard pressure.
     
  9. mrmike7189

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    Winchester PDX1 Bonded
    124 grain +P 9mm / 165 grain 40 S&W/ and 60 grain 223 REM.
    They get great reviews on shooting the bull/Ammoquest. and available at Wal mart nationwide
     
  10. tripper

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    HST in 9mm/.40/.357. Looove the stuff!
     
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    Federal HST 147gr 9mm
     
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    Speer Gold Dot 9mm 124g +P.

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    (not my photo)
     
  13. Win

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    Me too
     
  14. Wrench75

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    Critical defense in my shorter guns and critical duty in the beretta.
     
  15. PeterGV

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    Speer Gold Dot 9mm +P 124 grain.

    Because it's a round proven in the real world, not in advertising. And so when asked after a shooting why I use such terrible, killy, ammunition i can say I don't know much about ammo but figure if it's good enough for the NYPD to issue to its officers, it's good enough for me.
     
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    ZombieMax for the win.
     
  17. babygorilla

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    Hornady 147gr xtp 9mm
     
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    I used to run CorBon DPX until I took the GOAL EDC course. We shot through a windshield and the CorBon, being a non-bonded bullet, came apart while the bonded bullets (Gold Dot in my case) did not. Now I run Gold Dots in everything.
     
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  19. Al-Jim19

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    Federal HST 150gr in my G19. Pdx1 124gr +p in my shield. It would probably be HST across the board but I've only been able to find 20 round boxes locally. It's expensive as hell!!!
     
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    Hornady 9mm Critical Duty 135 grain in my VP9.
     
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  21. ThePreBanMan

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    federal hydra shok
     
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    Speer Golddots in full sized semiautos, HST in compacts.

    Short barrel Golddots in snubbies.
     
  23. UNSUB

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    Different rounds for different jobs seasons wx. Ball ammo really, hope you like a jail cell next to the guy you shot after your round kills some innocent bystander. Make more informed round choices.

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    Speer Gold Dot and HST
     
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    24 rounds of 9mm, 10 years from now no-one will remember what firearm or what caliber you carried only who won or lost the firefight.
     
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  26. gamma19

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    Federal HST +P 230gr for my 45, Remington Golden Saber 124gr for 9mm.
     
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    In the revolvers mostly
    federal (38g) 38 special +p 158 grain semi wad cutter hp. (FBI load)
    sometimes golden sabre .357 mag 125 grain jhp

    in the 9s
    federal (9bp) 115 grain hi-shock jhp
    thinking of moving up to federal (9bple) +p+ 115 grain jhp

    the federal 9mm can be had for .30 to .35 per round when purchased by the case, I use if for about 25% of my practice.
     
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    Federal HST for 9 and 380
     
  29. Marine Tech

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    HST in everything 9, .40 and .45
     
  30. SHOCKNAWE

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    HST or Ranger T in my Glocks, Speer short barrel in my Shield. All 9mm
     

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