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Hello, hivemind! I've done some googling and hunted around a bit, but I know there are some pistol/submachine gun devotees on here.

What do we think about defensive ammo out of an 8" barrel? I know from ballistics-by-the-inch that the difference in FPS isn't extreme, but I know this is a factor in how hollow points perform.


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Posts: 5351 | Location: South of Indy | Registered: May 11, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I was using 147gr Winchester Ranger T out of my MPX with 8” barrel with no issues. I had the barrel cut down to 4” and suppressed it. Still no issues with the ammo. If I ever get back to the country I will try shooting the same ammo into a drum of water and see how it expands.



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Posts: 6364 | Location: Cleveland, OH | Registered: August 09, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I've used 147 grain Ranger, HST and WWB out of an MP5. No problems at all.


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