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In my 45's I use Hornady TAP series,
In my 9mm's I use Federal Hydroshock's
 

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I've been kinda likin the Hornady Critical Defense ammo lately. The G23
Shoots consistantly, cleanly and makes for a nice wallop when the time comes...
 

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For 9 MM I generally shoot Hydra-Shocks. In .45 ACP Critical Defense is good. Sometimes I'll change off if Cabela's has a sale going on some of the other brand name stuff. I live just 2 miles away, so I generally wind up there at least once a week or so.
 

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Hornady TAP 230 +P...not because its the best (it isn't), but because its the best that is readily available, and it shoots good too....accurate, feeds and functions, not over priced either.
 

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I use Federal Hydroshocks

I use 40 cal Federal Hydroshock personal defense ammo. With my 12 gauge I use the new 12 gauge w/ the slug, rifle round and double odd buck rounds.
 

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Old School. 230 grain hard ball in my 45 ACP and WW Silver Tips in my 9 MM's.

Greg
 

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G21 I use Hydra-Shoks. Am going to switch to Winchester Ranger as these are the Black Talons renamed and recolored!
 

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...if it were legal to carry in my state (IL), which it is not.
I'm with him.

Through several training classes, and many LE stories, I've learned and respected the "no magic bullet" theory. And what little I've seen and heard, it seems (IMO) the heavier the slug, the better. The FBI ballistics tests that I've seen seem to weigh (no pun intended) in favor of a heavier, slow(er) moving slug as opposed to a light one going much faster.

Depending on your school of thought, or which ever way you tend to lean, it all boils down to this- Shot placement is king.

Dosent matter if you're slingin' a 235g chunk-o-lead or a 115g hollowpoint, if that slug hits em' in the electrical box, you're gonna shut em' down...and fast.:D
 

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Winchester USA 230 grain JHP in the G37 and PDX1 for 9mm..
 
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