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I'm sure this topic has been broached before but I thought I would get some perspective on it. So what does every one like to carry. I am leaning towards the corbon dpx.
 

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Yes there's a thread on it, no posts for a couple of weeks though.

Anyway, I use Winchester Ranger T, 230 gr, .45 ACP.
 

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I run Winchester ranger t's in all my handguns without a doubt my favorite if they made them in 556 I would run those as well.
 

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I know many frown on handloads but right now I'm carrying my G30 with my own 230gr XTP reloads using 6.5grs of Unique and CCI larger pistol primers. It's a load that's within book specs(same as factory would be) and I've been reloading long enough that I trust my handloads as much as any machine manufactured load on the market. Only other option would be using some Hornady QC TAP +P stuff and I really don't want to run +P through my gun if I can help it. JMHO, YMMV.
 

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I have zero experience hand loading but I thought glock voided your warranty if you shot hand loads
 

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I have zero experience hand loading but I thought glock voided your warranty if you shot hand loads
Not just Glock but pretty much all major manufactures yet many of us continue to do it day in and day out without issue. Really, when you get right down to it ALL ammo is "Handloaded" weather it's by me in my garage or Winchester/Remington/PMC ect on their fancy, hi-tech machines. Thing is, I check each and every load that I put together for quality, the Big Ammo companies just turn on their machines and let em' run and if they turn out junk(seen quite a bit of it in boxes of WWB and UMC I've bought) oh well, at least it's "Factory Junk" so why should my handloads be any different then factory if I'm using a prescribed formula from a reputable loading manual like my Hornady #8 or Speer #11.
Not everyone can afford factory ammo and not all factory ammo is as good a quality as a lot of stuff handloaders turn out everyday. Don't really think it's fair for Gun Manufactures to Void a Warranty simply because someone used a handloaded round in the gun. JMHO, YMMV.
 

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I use Speer God Dot 124gr p+ 9mm as my defensive ammo in all my guns.
 

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Wonder what a person would do if they carried a Cap n' Ball revolver for self defense like I've done a couple times in the past? Don't think I've seen any paper ctg. Cap n' Ball ammo on the shelves at Wally World lately.:D
I think if a person is justified in shooting someone the ammo in the gun shouldn't even come into play. A Righteous Shoot is a Righteous Shoot, Period.;)
 

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I agree with you, I just thought something about their rifling made it dangerous to shoot hand loads though I also thought that was limited to un jacketed rounds
 

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I agree with you, I just thought something about their rifling made it dangerous to shoot hand loads though I also thought that was limited to un jacketed rounds
The rifling thing thing is more pointing to lead vs jacketed bullets. There's another reason thread, I can't find it at the moment, where there is a graphic of what Glock's rifling looks like .vs "normal" rifling.

Glock's rifling strips away bits of lead and can lead to lead fouling (from what i understand).

As for the voiding of the warranty, it's a CYA for the company. They only test/design for established loads. They don't want anyone shooting outside of "spec" and messing up the gun, but having Glock pay to fix it.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygonal_rifling
While I fully understand that some nimrod might load a case full of Bullseye with a bullet too much over bore dia. and a heavy crimp and blow his gun sky high I still think that reasonable handloads(i.e. By the Book) shouldn't void a warranty if there's proof that the handloads were within spec and weren't the cause of the malfunction.
I've seen WWB ammo in all kind of awful condition from the factory, stuff I'd never even think of shooting in my gun, that stuff should also void the warranty too if my carefully assembled handloads do .
 

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31 rounds Hornady 10mm Auto 200 gr XTP
 

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I have no real preference. I buy either Rem Golden Sabers, Federal HST, Win Ranger, Speer Gold Dots, or Hornady TAP.

I figure if I am forced to shoot and hit a goblin near center mass a couple times, it really won't matter what bullet or even caliber (9MM, .40, or .45) I shoot them with.
 

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I carry Federal Tactical LE HST in all my pistols:
147gr 9mm
180gr 40
125gr 357SIG
230gr 45.

Take a look at the ammo testing data/videos on the Federal/Speer LE site: www.atk.le.com Speer Gold Dot, Winchester Ranger T, and Remington Golden Saber are all very good rounds too. I recommend using LE proven ammo from the major manufacturers. Bill
 

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Currently I run 180 gr. Speer Gold Dots in my 27 & 125 gr. Speer Gold Dots in my .38. Generally I will run Federal Hydra-shoks but it really don't matter as long as it is a major manufacturer with a good quality control department.
 
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