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Old January 31, 2013, 05:25 AM   #1
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accurate 9mm ammo

Most 9mm ammo and pistols are not that accurate.

The discontinued Federal Nyclad 9mm ammo was very accurate in a Browning HP.

Is there other 9mm ammo currently available that is accurate? I'm talking slow fire single action revolver accurate.
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Old January 31, 2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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Biggest factor in my opinion, is who is shooting the gun. That
plays into the accuracy more than the ammo. JMHO
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Old January 31, 2013, 08:20 AM   #3
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What makes most 9mm pistols and ammo inaccurate?
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:03 PM   #4
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I primarily shoot my reloads, and find my 9mm pistols to be
pretty accurate even without 20/20 vision. I currently have
a Beretta 92FS and Beretta PX4 compact in 9mm, that are
great guns. I actually don't see much difference between
9mm, .40SW, and .45ACP when it comes to accuracy, but
that's just me.
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:26 PM   #5
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Most 9mm ammo and pistols are not that accurate.
Try telling that to my CZ 75B! I can tell you right off that it is hard headed and won't listen to you.

I find vary few loads that this gun won't shoot better then I can.

The last test I did with mix head stamp brass, 4.0 grains of Bullseye, CCI SRP and Precision Delta 124g JHP made a nice quarter size group (32 rounds) at 7 yards.
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:26 PM   #6
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Maybe you should define your idea of accuracy. That is very subjective. I hear these terms all the time. ie accurate, tack driver, ect.

A defensive handgun that can do 2.5-3" at 25yds, to me, is accurate. How about you?
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:31 PM   #7
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Most 9mm ammo and pistols are not that accurate
Huh, what???? Maybe in your hands, but that's not true in mine
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:33 PM   #8
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A defensive handgun that can do 2.5-3" at 25yds, to me, is accurate. How about you?
100% agree. Aside from target rigs a carry handgun that can shoot even 2.5-3" groups at 15 yards is ok in my book. The average shooter can not realize the true accuracy of their gun anyway. Most of the modern guns on the market today out shoot 95% of the owners.
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:47 PM   #9
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Practical vs.Target

I find the Browning HP altogether adequate in practical accuracy-I don't think it'd do well in a target competition.I use the HP for SD/HD and fun shooting and except for 147 gr it does great with any ammo-I have the MkIIIS and the Capitan models.
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:53 PM   #10
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Strange but my Glock 17 shoots wolf ammo the best. I have shot much more expensive ammo and do not get better groups.
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Old January 31, 2013, 01:11 PM   #11
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My 92 INOX won't hold a candle to my T/C 357Max
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Old January 31, 2013, 01:14 PM   #12
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Most 9mm ammo and pistols are not that accurate
You've never met my brother's SW1911 or my Walther P99.
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Old January 31, 2013, 04:50 PM   #13
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Practice, Practice, Practice will improve your skill any ammunition

Practice, Practice will improve your skill any ammunition Watch Hickock45 on YouTube and that guy as far as I am concerned is a fantastic shot. He can use a variety of different brands of ammunition, pick up almost any handgun and hit targets with it including 9mm. The guy does one thing that most of us do not do. He does practice a lot. I guess I could be a lot better if I shot that much. He also does a lot of long distance short barrel pistol shooting and hits the target. His YouTube sessions are quite entertaining. I enjoy watching the guy.

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