What's your go to defensive ammo?

Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by macwhite4265, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. macwhite4265

    macwhite4265 New Member

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    Mine is Hornady Critical Defense.
     
  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    Yup...same here !!

    .45acp 185 grain FTX
     

  3. I love my Sig Sauer SP2022 .40 with 180gr Federal HST's.
     
  4. I carry Hornady's Critical Defense in both my carry and home defense weapons.
     
  5. Winchester Ranger T's
     
  6. LT2108

    LT2108 Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporting Member

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    Speer Gold Dot 124g +P
     
  7. iamthedood

    iamthedood The dude: "This aggression will not stand, man."

    yep & also Federal Hydrashoks
     
  8. NvRBanArms

    NvRBanArms Member

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    Fed HST 9mm 124gr in a BerettaM9
    Fed HST .45 230gr+p in a Glock21
    Speer gold 9mm 147gr+p in a SigP226
    Horn Crit Def 9mm 115gr In a........box. Lol
     
  9. Tape

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  10. Matthias312

    Matthias312 New Member

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    Federal Premium Hydra-Shok .40 S&W
    Hornaday Critical Def. .40 S&W
     
  11. funshooter

    funshooter New Member

    Hornaday 124gr TAP is the one that makes me feel safe!
     
  12. mauro3005

    mauro3005 New Member

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    I'd like to try Speer gold dot. Thats what police use so there must be a reason. Right now I have Remington 124gr +p golden saber
     
  13. brutusvk

    brutusvk New Member

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    Depends on the caliber.

    For work we use Speer Gold Dot.

    For my CC Glock 33 I use Cor-Bon

    In my 1911 I use Hornady Critical Defense.

    In my Glock 20 I carry Buffalo Bore Heavy Load.
     
  14. bhale187

    bhale187 New Member Supporter

    Duty ammo is 165gr HydraShok

    Off duty I carry 180gr FMJ.............UMC, WWB,CCI, any run of the mill factory FMJ
     
  15. Sarabian

    Sarabian Slightly Opinionated

    .45ACP Glaser Safety Slug
    9mm Winchester Silvertip
    .38 Special Winchester Silvertip
    .357 Magnum Glaser Safety Slug
     
  16. dnjscott

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    Hornady Critical defense here also
     
  17. Ranger T.... but with some scratching of the head. It says " Law Enforcement Ammo" on the box. I ordered it online one night... got it in the mail and loaded it up. Now I am thinking of the Jury coming in and saying guilty of manslaughter in my nightmare home defense trial. Crap....
     
  18. sbushnell

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    I have to say the extreme ammo is the the best. It explodes on impact with tissue. It is pretty pricey and comes in a box of 20. If you own a G36 like myself then it cost you about $65 per box
     
  19. BORIS

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    NC has no restrictions on ammo. As long as you dont break any laws in NC you are not liable civily or criminaly what your actions are or the type of ammo used. The new castle law also gives extra protection.

    There wont be a trial so there wont be a jury or a judge. I highly suggest you learn your local laws.
     
  20. Thanks for the heads up Boris, i will try to keep up with my local laws better. So there is no way i can get into trouble for any kind of ammo used? Awesome, I have some old 12ga flamethrower ammo that im chucking in the chamber as we speak. Yes indeed!!!