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Old 02-21-2014, 05:24 AM   #41
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there is an OFFICIAL +P load ONLY for .38 Special, 9mm Parabellum, and .45 ACP.
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Today, all firearms currently manufactured are tested with +P ammunition to make sure it will not explode if +P ammunition is fired in it.
Not exactly. They are tested wtih Proof loads that exceed +P pressures
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:32 AM   #42
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i think the point that TekGreg was making, that not all guns are rated for +P ammo, and that you travel at your own risk in regards to +P+ ammo if you decide to use it. unless the maker of the gun says you can use +P ammo, IMO it might be better to steer clear. +P+ isn't loaded to any SAAMI specs. it's over the pressure limits deemed safe.



maybe you haven't been around as many guns as you say, if you have never seen one blown up. i have seen a few in my lifetime as well.

3 for me, but two were Uncle Sammy's property: an older M-60 barrel that was in the middle of shooting somewhere north of 18,000 rds., and was beyond Red hot, someone who tried to Frag a certain NCO with an 81MM mortar round,....and some Idiot Hunter in the Adks when I was a Teen, and helping my Uncle and Cousins with a Semi-Guided hunt on our land near Shroon Lake( I'm sure WF38 & KFox both know where that is,..maybe Vincine as well....)..


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The closest I have ever come to a failure was a split on the end of a shotgun barrel. We were shooting skeet. There is no telling how long the barrel had been cracked or split. Kind of hard to split a barrel with a field load, standing on concrete.

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