What Is The Best Ammo For A Glock 17?

Is a higher grain bullet better?

For hunting and any kind of defense shooting, a larger grain is generally better.

Larger grain, heavier bullets, generally perform better inside a target.

However, if there are multiple grains of jacketed hollow point ammunition, heavier is generally a little better..

What is the most accurate 9mm ammo?

The Atlanta Arms 115-grain JHP and FMJ loadings and the Nosler 115-grain JHP ammo were the most consistently accurate match ammunition. The Browning Performance Target 147-grain FMJ load easily stole the show with the best 10-shot average of the 12 loads tested.

Is it OK to dry fire a Glock?

It’s ok to dry fire your GLOCK pistol, but we recommend using a snap cap or dummy round if you will be dry firing for a long period of time.

Are Glocks overrated?

Glocks are most definitely overrated. Don’t misconstrue this to say they aren’t good guns, they most definitely are. However, they aren’t the best guns out there by a long shot, at least for some people. Some people seem to think that Gaston Glock’s plastic pistol is the be-all and end-all of semi-automatic handguns.

What kind of ammo does a 9mm Glock use?

The firearm is designed for the NATO-standard 9×19mm Parabellum pistol cartridge, but can use high-power (increased pressure) +P ammunition with either full-metal-jacket or jacketed hollow-point projectiles.

Is Glock 17 a good gun?

The Glock 17 Gen 4 pistol is one of the most reliable handguns on the market. Within the rental fleet at Shoot Smart, the Glock 17 is one of the most popular handguns used by customers. Even though the pistol is fired thousands of times, it maintains one of the lowest out-of-service rates of any handgun in the fleet.

Do police use FMJ or hollow point?

Despite the widespread ban on military use, hollow-point bullets are one of the most common types of bullets used by civilians and police, which is due largely to the reduced risk of bystanders being hit by over-penetrating or ricocheted bullets, and the increased speed of incapacitation.

Is 147 grain 9mm bad?

For the most part, the shorter the barrel the heavier you want the bullet. This is because the lighter bullet will be out the barrel before all the powder is burned, resulting in lower performance. If you’re shooting factory ammo, the 147-grain bullet should work well in your Glock in either plated or FMJ.

What grain 9mm does the military use?

High-Velocity Performance. The M17 9mm ammo comes packaged in plain cardboard boxes marked “Military Grade.” Bullet weight is 124 grains for both the V-Crown Defensive and Elite Ball loadings. Designed as an ideal pairing for the P320 M17 pistol, M17 ammo is also recommended for any 9mm pistol that is approved for +P.

What is the most deadly 9mm round?

The Radically Invasive Projectile, or the R.I.P, in my opinion, is quite arguable the most deadliest bullet. It’s a 9mm round and costs around $36.99 – $47.99, but what’s the most brutal part about it is the ejection function on the tip.

What grain bullet is best for a Glock 17?

The G17 is chambered for 9x19mm, also known as 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, and just plain 9mm. “NATO” is 9x19mm ammunition that has a 124 grain FMJ bullet loaded for higher velocity. It will work well, and as EdF702 mentioned, it’s a good idea to break the pistol in with this high energy ammunition.

What ammo can a Glock 17 shoot?

What ammunition does the Glock 17 use? It shoots 9 mm Luger or Parabellum. A Glock 17 with an OEM barrel can use any 9x19mm cartridge on the market EXCEPT those with cast lead bullets. This is due to the polygonal rifling used in the OEM barrel.

What ammo does Glock recommend?

What kind of ammunition should I use in my GLOCK pistol? Can I use +P and +P+ ammunition? We recommend using ammunition that is manufactured and meets SAAMI or other industry standards, and while some +P ammunition meets these guidelines, +P+ usually does not.

What is the best ammo for Glock 17 9mm?

In 9mm both I shoot 124gr/ or 124gr +P. Federal HST’s, Speer Gold Dot, Hornady Critical Duty 135gr, Remington golden saber, Winchester Ranger T, or PDX1’s are just some of the good self defense brands/ types out there. Usually you can’t go wrong with Federal HST’s IMHO.

What 9mm ammo does FBI use?

The Gold Dot G2 was adopted as a duty round for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after extensive testing and has been issued to a large number of law enforcement agencies, where it has been well received as a duty round for use in full-size guns.