What do you guys prefer for Self Defense rounds Bonded or Classic JHP? What Brands do you recommend?
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Initially I was a Classic JHP fan, Federal Hydra-ShocK to be exact. But since I've found out about Bonded Ammunition I like the Winchester PDX-1. I'm still a fan of Federal HS but I have a sweet spot for PDX-1 and bonded ammo.
I would like to get my hands on some Winchester Ranger T's or SXT's whatever. They used to be know as Black Talons. Slightly different round but definitely hold a lot of the same characteristics.
G27 w/ Meprolight NS
I prefer bonded, but I have no problem carrying classics.
I like the bonded. Gold dot is fine Ranger is fine but I am liking what I am seeing from testing of the Critical Defense round more than most others.
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The bonded rounds do seem nice, let's petition Federal to make bonded hydra-shoks, that would put everybody out of business. Unless the bonding makes the scary looking post at the center less effective, but I doubt it.
I have some of the critical defense rounds for my wife's Bersa .380, I didn't even know they were bonded. I'll surely be getting critical defense for my Glock 20 soon.
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I carry 147gr bonded Rangers but there are many other carry rounds I would be happy with.
There are prob others I am fogetting but these are all rounds I wouldn't hesitate to carry.
Another vote for bonded. I'm using a lot of PDX1 also. I do still have some Hydra-Shok for my .380, but when ever possible it's bonded.
I normally carry HSTs, Gold Dots for my 45ACP and GAP. I also recently picked up some 9mm Bonded Ranger Ts +P+.
Have Rangers, Gold Dot but also like PDX1.
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