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Old 06-13-2012, 07:32 AM   #11
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Federal 180gr HST in my FNX40

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Yours must be labeling wrong or something, its 34 or 36 here, even the 50rd boxes are over 16..

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I bought a box of WWB at Cabelas for $19. I usually buy either Federal or Herters Aluminum casing. I carry my G35 with just standard Federal ammo, nothing fancy!

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I bought a box of WWB at Cabelas for $19.
was it the 100 rd box

This is the price range in my area $37.99 100 rd value pack http://www.cabelas.com/catalog/product.jsp?productId=705872&destination=%2Fcatalo g%2Fproduct.jsp%3FproductId%3D1212878%26type%3Dpro duct%26WTz_l%3DSBC%253BMMcat104792580%253Bcat10469 1780&WTz_l=YMAL%3BIK-218088
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Yours must be labeling wrong or something, its 34 or 36 here, even the 50rd boxes are over 16..
If so they have been doing it for months

Federal seems to be the reccomendation here. Since that is what i carry in the 19 it was my first thought for the 27 as well.
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Nope box of 50!!!
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I really like the Hornady Critical defense. I like the flex tip design to prevent the tip from clogging and not properly expanding as designed. I also am a fan of the xtp bullets for reloading.

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I carry a G4 Glock 22. I have carried Winchester PDX in all my mags including my 9mm.

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Default Practice and Carry ammo

All of the major ammunition makers put out a pretty good product. For general practice, the bulk or 'cheap' version ammo will do just fine. I suggest you select a practice round with the same bullet weight as your carry round. (Sounds like you may become a reloader in the near future. Excellent idea.)

For a carry round, I'd shop around and see what is available and buy a box of three or four likely types. Fire them carefully and note which round or rounds a) work most reliably in YOUR pistol, b) group most accurately in YOUR pistol, and c) 'feel' the best in your pistol and hands. If two or three are the same, pick the one with the coolest name. Or the cheapest.

If none of them work very well, buy three or four OTHER brands or types of ammo and repeat the process.

I carry Winchester SXT 165 grain ammunition in my .40 S&W. It works well, groups most adequately and I just happen to have a case of it. (Long back story.)

Your results may vary. Not surprising if they do, we're two different people.

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All of the major ammunition makers put out a pretty good product. For general practice, the bulk or 'cheap' version ammo will do just fine. I suggest you select a practice round with the same bullet weight as your carry round. (Sounds like you may become a reloader in the near future. Excellent idea.)

For a carry round, I'd shop around and see what is available and buy a box of three or four likely types. Fire them carefully and note which round or rounds a) work most reliably in YOUR pistol, b) group most accurately in YOUR pistol, and c) 'feel' the best in your pistol and hands. If two or three are the same, pick the one with the coolest name. Or the cheapest.

If none of them work very well, buy three or four OTHER brands or types of ammo and repeat the process.

I carry Winchester SXT 165 grain ammunition in my .40 S&W. It works well, groups most adequately and I just happen to have a case of it. (Long back story.)

Your results may vary. Not surprising if they do, we're two different people.
GREAT advice, thank you very much
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