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Old 11-12-2005, 06:48 PM   #1
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Anybody have any opinions on the Norma 9mm NATO surplus the was imported around 2 or 3 years ago.



Specifically is it save in my Mark II Hi-Power. Do you find it to be a +P level round or is even hotter.



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www.sportsmansguide.com/cb/cb.asp?p=WX2&i=64172
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Old 11-12-2005, 07:02 PM   #2
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The ballistics they're quoting are well within what I'd expect from non +P loadings in US ammo. I carry Winchester NATO 124-grain that runs around 1,250 fps, and yes, I'd consider that a +P loading, but not the 115-grain ammo you're looking at.
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Old 11-12-2005, 08:15 PM   #3
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Gents,



A while back Hirtenberger Patronen 9mm was being imported and sold very reasonably. Trouble was the ammo was for SMG's and HOT. Not to mention the primers where harder than hell.

I woudn't shoot the stuff in a pistol I cared about...

On the other hand my UZI SMG just LOVES the stuff...

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There seems to be some implied confusion about what constitutes +P. Think pressure not velocity. It is possible to increase velocity of a bullet without necessarily increasing pressure by using a powder that burns 'more efficiently'.
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