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Old September 10th, 2015, 10:29 PM   #31
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Im going to be the sore thumb that sticks out and say FMJ... but I will not articulate here for the WHY because Im not in the mood to be belittled by the armchair experts. Google is your friend and my reasoning in mine...

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You're not going to deny us the entertainment that explanation would give us are you?
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Old November 5th, 2015, 12:47 PM   #32
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Hi Guys

I have an M&P sheild 9mm I looking for some defensive carry ammo.
what should I use? and where can I buy it I do not order on line at all
never have.so plz any advice on what to carry


Thanks to all of you for the help
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One thing to cognizant of, is that since your M&P Shield 9mm isn't a duty sized weapon, you may run into some issues due to reduced barrel length.

Basically, in regards to the Gold Dot's and ballistic testing, Gold Dot's exhibited poor expansion when used in non-duty length barrels. I would suggest searching Google and You Tube for ballistic tests pertaining to non-duty sized weapons.

In any event, Federal HST rounds have performed extremely well in ballistic tests using non-duty sized weapons. I would also research the Winchester Ranger T, although I can't speak as to how they preform out of non-duty sized weapons.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 03:56 PM   #33
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If it's a good shoot, ammunition won't matter that much. You would be in the right.
This exactly my point. Make sure that it's a good shot (easier said than done) and ammo used will not really matter. But we're in TX and the guy I was replying to is in Delaware. A good shot in Texas might not be "good" in Delaware.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 03:59 PM   #34
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None of this is accurate, except the spelling, well... most of the spelling.
Really?

You took those 2 sentences seriously and insulted me? Seems like your day is incomplete without insulting someone in the internet!
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Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition - Ballistic Testing Data
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Old November 5th, 2015, 07:18 PM   #36
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Prosecutors will call you a wannabe cop because you're using the same type/brand of ammo the LEO's use

If you use Tull ammo, prosecutors will claim that human life has no value to you because you used one of the cheapest ammo

Seriously, it doesn't matter what kind of ammo you use. Prosecutors will find a way to make you look bad, evil, cold blooded killer.
I know the first thing has actually happened, and I wouldn't put it past some shyster lawyer to do the second thing, and some "prosecutors" will actively try to do the third. Most are OK, but there are a few that will try to twist things for their own misguided reasons.
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Most are OK, but there are a few that will try to twist things for their own misguided reasons.
All are in it to win it for their client, and they'll use whatever leverage they have to make it come out their way.
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I'd go with federal HST, Speer gold dots or Winchester ranger T.

We carry Gold Dot on Duty and used to carry Ranger
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Old November 7th, 2015, 09:23 AM   #39
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Service Caliber Handgun Duty and Self-Defense Ammo from Dr. Roberts is the gold standard for ammunition recommendations.

The distant second place that I know of is ShootingTheBull410's Ammo Quests for .380 and 9mm


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LuckyGunner put a lot of work into it, but unfortunately used an unproven test media.
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Old November 7th, 2015, 11:27 AM   #40
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All the above is good ammo, don't over look the Speer Gold Dot, it's good also.
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