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9mm loads?
« on: January 25, 2010, 01:40:16 PM »
Well first, if any of you have a favorite load for 9mm, please share it*!  *As long as it is within the published limits of course!  That will give me and others something to think about...

Next... I have (Hornady) 115gr RN FMJ bullets for 9mm and zero profiles that fit that in my reloading book... there is a similar load using hollow points, but what do to for spacing?  There are other round nose loads, but lead cast bullets and 120gr... should I use the spacing on those and the powder loads for the HP's? OR, does anybody have any load data i could borrow? 

Oh, I was planning on using 700X since it is widely compatible with different calibers... anybody have experience with it?

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2010, 10:41:32 PM »
I use X-Treme 115 grn RN copper jacketed.
I load them with 4.2 grns of Titegroup--My Sierra manuel has this as the best load for accuracy.
It's a nice mid range load
OAL is 1.100

I have been using this for about 4 years now--it's my favorite 9MM load

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2010, 08:23:45 PM »
Try this.....

Wolf Small Pistol Mag primer
6.0gr Ramshot True Blue Powder
124gr Hornady FP FMJ
OAL 1.100"

1100 FPS

Very tight groups in my EAA Witness Match

Regards,

BlueSmoke

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2016, 10:22:27 PM »
Hello
My Trusted 9mm Load just happens to use 700X that you had mentioned above

115gr Xtreme copper plated round nose ( same for berry's 115 plated)
4.1 grain 700X
COL 1.129 in
Federal SP match primers (or federal SP regular)

Great load. Have one many competitions with it.
Clean burning
Has always made power factor or me.
Low recoil impulse.

Why I like 700X? Clean Cheap, goes along way, but still has a lot of volume, so you will most likely notice a double charge.

As always find the load in a manual for yourself.



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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2016, 11:21:25 PM »
Anther good load f you want one with a similar recoil to a stout 115 gr defense load it
Xtreme 115 gr bullet 1.129 COL
Fed SP
Long shot (reference manual for load charge weight)
Clean, hot not crazy high pressure

One of my best friends go to loads.

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2016, 11:26:09 PM »
Help

Does anyone know a good 147gr Load
My Wilson loves 147s @ 950fps
Does any one know a good very accurate target load for 147s
????????????

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2016, 03:04:30 AM »
Help

Does anyone know a good 147gr Load
My Wilson loves 147s @ 950fps
Does any one know a good very accurate target load for 147s
????????????

4.4 grains HP38 ,
147 grain (any)
CCI 500 primer or Winchester small pistol (non magnum
also can use WW231 at same measure

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2016, 07:21:33 PM »
Thanks man

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2016, 08:41:22 AM »
For 115gr RN FMJ I have used the following:

5.5gr Power Pistol
over CCI #500 primers.

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2016, 03:55:39 PM »
Carl thanks for 147g load. My son's High Point carbine love's that weight. Does anyone have other loads (147g) for the High Point carbine?

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2016, 03:58:40 PM »
Nobody using Hodgdon HS6 in their 9s?

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2016, 10:01:22 PM »
I found a very mild 147 grain load
147 X-treme cprn
COL 1.169
Win Or CCI SP primers
3.0 700X
Manual Lyman manual says 2.9 - 3.3 of 700X

2.9 was a bit low but 3.0-3.1 is great accurate and very mild recoil impulse !
PS don't over crimp the copper plated bullets.

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Re: 9mm loads?
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2016, 10:25:56 PM »
Bad load for 9mm
COL 1.167
147 gr
3.5 tight group
Win SP

High recoil very poor accuracy

I like titegoup but not in the 147 9mm