Whats your favorite home defense/edc ammo?

Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by Lazyboy06, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. I was wondering what in your opinion is a great home defense round.And whats your every day carry round and if there the same?
  2. kimo

    kimo New Member

    hornady critical defense.

  3. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    Welcome to the Glock Forum Lazyboy06 !!

    +1 on the Hornady Critical Defense...it's what I carry in my G30SF.

    I have also carried Federal Hydra-shoks and Winchester Silvertips...
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2012
  4. Oddball Gunner

    Oddball Gunner New Member

    My preferred for both home & carry is the Federal HST, however, when I can't get it, I use Speer Gold Dot.

    Federal HST


    Speer Gold Dot

    Last edited: Mar 8, 2012
  5. Ive heard alot of good stuff about the hornady cd.whats a good average price to expect to pay.And do you know of any good online sites to purchase some?Where i live in cali we only have turners,big 5 and ammo bros the last being the only one to sell non-range ammo but very expensive and about an hour and a halfdrive.
  6. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    In Pennsylvania, a box of 20 .45acp 185grain FTX goes for around $18.
  7. Wow thats cheap here they go for 30-35 dollars. ill have to search online im sure even with shipping ill save on the drive time,gas and california overpricing.
  8. Winchester Ranger's
  9. Miay0187

    Miay0187 New Member

    I just picked up some Federal Hydra-Shok
  10. webroach

    webroach New Member

    I'm wanting to pick up some Winchester Ranger Talon 230 gr. for my 21, but for now I'm using Hornady ZobmieMax. It's the same as the Critical Defense, but green and about $3 cheaper for a box of $20. Any other recommendations?
  11. Webphisher

    Webphisher Duct Tape, Alabama Chrome

    mmm Hornady. I'm using Critical D and Z max in my G19 and G30.
  12. Dboyce12

    Dboyce12 New Member

    Winchester pdx1
  13. 3L3C7R0

    3L3C7R0 New Member

    I wasn't sure what to get. LGS owner suggested Hornandy CD so that's what I have.
  14. BigSteveG17

    BigSteveG17 New Member

    Speer Gold Dot 124gr +P 9mm for both uses.
  15. dslmac2

    dslmac2 New Member

    Hornady ZombieMax/Critical Defense
  16. dslmac2

    dslmac2 New Member

    Does everyone keep there defense ammo in its own magazine? and just take out the mag when they go shoot at the range, then just load the magazine back for carry or placed around house/car? Do you keep the magazine full? How long do you keep the defense ammo in the same clip?
  17. jar79

    jar79 New Member


    I picked up a box of Zombies this weekend.
  18. david1962hd

    david1962hd Premium Member

    Critical Defense/ Zombie Max.
  19. fls348

    fls348 New Member


    147gr. Federal HST (9mm)
  20. david_jr

    david_jr New Member

    I go with the Federal HST .45acp