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Old October 21, 1999, 08:42 AM   #1
Ellis
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It's time to put the .45 up for a while and play with the 9mm. I have a Glock 19 and a 1991A1. Anyone got some pet loads to share? Looking for super accuracy first and light recoil second. Thanks
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Old October 21, 1999, 10:48 AM   #2
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I use either Bullseye or Win 231 powder, Win SP primers, and Win 115 gr. FMJ. Here are my pet loads:

Bullseye: 4.6 gr. under 115 gr. FMJ

231: 4.7 gr. under 115 gr. FMJ

These are moderate loads with light recoil and good accuracy.

Hope this helps, Mikey
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Old October 21, 1999, 12:33 PM   #3
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Yep, the Bullseye load is a thumbs-up load. Have shot that one extensively.

Will be experimenting with 124gr HP loads soon, want to try and match my carry ammo, Federal Hydro-shoks.

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Old October 21, 1999, 04:40 PM   #4
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I use 231 with 4.7 grains,115 lead rn or 115 fmj. It works great with both of them.very accurate and not much recoil. sj
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Old October 21, 1999, 05:14 PM   #5
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Hello, Ellis! Here's a couple of 9mm loads that have worked very well for me in Browning HPs, SIG-Sauers, CZ-75s, and several Stars.
Load #1: Sierra 115 gr PJHP/6.2 gr. Unique/FC cases/WW or Fed small pistol primers. LOA~1.03". Ave vel from HP: 1242 ft/sec and it is accurate. Load #2: 124 gr Hornady XTP/6.0 gr Unique/rest of load the same. LOA ~ 1.11". Ave vel from HP: 1243 ft/sec and 1238 ft/sec from the CZ75. This is a most accurate load. Neither are max, but they are on the "warm" end of the scale so I wouldn't increase powder charges except in small increments. best.
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Old October 25, 1999, 06:42 AM   #6
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I really like Hodgdon's TiteGroup Powder in a 9mm. It is the cleanest powder I have ever used. After 200 rds. my Glock is as clean as a whistle. I had used Unique and Bullseye for over 30yrs. but replaced them both with TiteGroup. I load the 115 gr. bullets with 4.5 grs. This is a 1150 fps. load in a Glock 17. The OAL I use for RNs is 1.120" and 1.070" for JHP. The RNs are obviously a .050" longer bullet. The max. load is 4.8 grs. with the 115 gr. bullet. As always start low and work up.
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