|07-28-2011, 10:46 AM||#11|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: New England, USA
Jeep, ya got me wrong brother. I LOVED you comment in post #6 about "hot rod ammo". It caused me to LMFAO. Generally, I hold the 9mm cartridge in disdain. The ONLY weapons I have ever owned have been C&R WW II weapons such as Walthers and Lugers. I snoozed on buying an Inglis BHP, which I regret. These purchases were made despite my hating the 9mm, because I loved the weapons. I do not and would not own a modern weapon in 9mm. IMHO, there's NOTHING the 9mm does that can't be done better by another caliber--other than perhaps being cheaper to shoot. It gags me to pay outrageous prices for the newest hot ammo du jour, as it does you....
SSG. US ARMY Republic of Viet Nam 1968-1969. Life Member of DAV & VFW. Certified NRA Instructor.
Last edited by one eye joe; 07-28-2011 at 10:50 AM.
|07-28-2011, 04:15 PM||#12|
Join Date: Apr 2005
I hadn't noticed any accuracy problems, but then 3-6" at 5 yards is about my limit anyways.
The choice between two inches or five inches at 15 yards is a moot point to me.
I'd love to find a stash of the old 9BP but it is no more. The C9BP currently being made is (I'm told) visibly different and no one has repeated the wetpack/jello tests to see if it performs like the old stuff.
Plus its sorta like an aardvaark around these parts; seen pictures, seen test reports, know what it does, but never seen a single round.
At a buck per pop (or more) for the latest and greatest wunderblitzenpatronen, adequately testing a single pistol and three magazines would be $400. Changing all the 9mm pieces and magazines over to some new load would be over $3000 just in ammo costs. I don't draw anything except Social Security.
None of the 9mm's are primary carries anyways since I shoot the Grock so much better at present. But at least I _know_ they will function with that load (L9MM1B).
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