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Old April 2, 2005, 06:21 PM   #1
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9mm light loads???

What would be a good light load for the 9mm using a 124grain FMJ for powder Wincheaster 231 or Titegroup.Most of what I have found is guite high.
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Old April 2, 2005, 08:04 PM   #2
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I don't reload light 9MM anymore, but when I did, I always had good luck with Red Dot, Bullseye and AAC#2. If I ever decide to load any 9MM light loads in the future, I'll probably use AAC#2.
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Old April 2, 2005, 08:19 PM   #3
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Try.........4.4 Titegroup 115 FMJ @ 1.130 or 4.0 Titegroup with a 124 FMJ @ 1.140.

If you really want soft try the same loads but substitute the Tiegroup for N320.


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Old April 2, 2005, 10:59 PM   #4
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My standard load for 9mm is a 124gr plated RN at 1.135" nominal, 4.2gr Titegroup. 1070fps in a Glock or BHP.

For less recoil, you can bring it down quite a bit. Here's some other data:

115gr XTP, 1.092:
3.0gr Bullseye, 830fps
3.3gr Bullseye, 883fps
3.5gr Bullseye, 979fps

115gr West Coast plated Round Nose, 1.120"
3.5gr VV-N320 892fps
3.8gr VV-N320 946fps
4.1gr VV-N320 1010fps

115gr XTP, 1.100"
3.5gr VV-N320 924fps
3.8gr VV-N320 1017fps

115gr WC plated RN, 1.100"
3.2gr VV-N320 880fps
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