My favorite Thumper (hunting) load in the 9mm has always been: 147 gr. Next, use a taper crimp which presses the case mouth into the bullet. While I have never said the 9mm is my favorite cartridge, I fire more 9mm Luger cartridges than any other, perhaps 10:1, so maybe I need to reassess my preferences. Although it hasn’t happened yet, to the best of my knowledge, it’s only a matter of time before some scum sucking lawyer goes after someone with the claim that their handloads were intentionally and malisciously developed to be more damage inducing than factory premium ammo. The Hornady Action Pistol bullet is based on one of the finest handgun bullets ever designed. Re: Hornady 115gr XTP load data? If you're unsure, or just want options, check as many boxes as you'd like. Using bullets from Hornady XTP, Barnes TAC XP, Nosler JHP, Sierra FMJ, Berry Plated RNDS, Rainier Plated RN, Oregon Trail Lasercast Lead RN, Remington GS, Speer GDHP, Berry Plated RN, Rainier Plated HP, Sierra JHP, Rainier Plated TRN, Oregon Trail Lasercast Lead FP, Speer TMJ FN. On revolver bullets, the cannelure helps achieve accurate, consistent crimping. Simple deal. Find what you need in four easy steps. OK, the trim length is supposed to be 1.24 inches according to Hornady. Sign up to receive new product announcements, special offers, and the annual product catalog. The loaded or Cartridge overall length is supposed to be 1.59. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. below are the results. Please click the reload button and complete the captcha once again. I’d like to get somwhere in the 1120-1140fps range. Having the ability to build the load and attempt to duplicate the performance has been a hit or miss proposition with any of the plated bullets, which I’ve found to be inconsistant even within the same Lot or Batch. This is a winning combination. If you have a good crimp at these exact levels, then your 3.5 grains of 700X is going to be a wimpy load load barely more than a poof.It is only going to be going 849 fps from a 10 inch test barrel.It will be slower in the rifle. All cannelures are applied before the final forming process to eliminate any distortion to the finished bullet. Required fields are marked *, Time limit exceeded. About 5 years ago I purchased a box of 100 Hornady XTP 124gr bullets. I have the newest Hornady and they give good data on all loads. In particular, the 9mm is a great 3-gun caliber and can be an accurate cartridge with proper load technique. We reserve the right to edit as appropriate, delete profane, harassing, abusive and spam comments or posts, and block repeat offenders. The HAP design eliminates the serrations employed by the XTP near the bullet nose. From the Glock 17 9mm 4.2 grains of Titegroup generates about 1,050 fps and offers good accuracy. Modern 9mm handguns often feed well, but this bullet is a sure thing. .hide-if-no-js { When I examined the bullet nose under magnification, the nose appeared to be closed more so than the XTP. Most bullseye shooters won’t touch a nine. The XTP was refined for personal defense and service use while the HAP is designed for action pistol use. 9mm Luger / 9mm Parabellum (Using 115 GR Hornady Bullets) reloading data with 45 loads. Expansion is controlled by varying jacket thickness down the length of the XTP®, providing a definite advantage over plated bullets which have a uniform jacket thickness over the entire bullet. Your discussions, feedback and comments are welcome here as long as they are relevant and insightful. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. So anything that saves a few shekels is much appreciated. I gradually increased the load to 4.4 grains and broke 1,100 fps with excellent results. Please click the reload button and complete the captcha once again. America's Ultimate Shooting Sports Discounter, Handloading: Hornady Action Pistol (HAP) Bullet.  =  Get notified when 9mm, .223 Rem., and Other Popular Calibers are in Stock & Ready to Ship. Time limit exceeded. Using bullets from Hornady HP-XTP or FMJ-RN. We appreciate your business and want you to know we are doing everything possible to continue to respond to the record level of demand for ammunition, bullets, cartridge cases, reloading presses and accessories. As a beginner reloader, I'm looking for Titegroup load data for 9mm for 115 grains FMJ. by Wmvdg123 on 11/19/2019, 9:43 am Here are results with 6.0gr power pistol, I'm afraid I didn't do a video with the bullseye load but it's shoots just as well. Despite not being a round nose FMJ design they still feed reliably in my converted Norinco 1911 which is a gun that generally doesn’t like to play nice with hollow points of any type. The closed-over nose promotes reliability, the bullet is quite accurate, and without the extra steps in cutting serrations in the jacket nose, the bullet is more economical than the XTP. There is no need for expansion in pistol competition. No exposed lead was evident. SP primer 1.140 OAL The load is anywhere from just under to just over max depending on what data source you look at. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. As a bonus, accuracy potential has proven to be excellent.”. A .451 is going to need a heavy powder charge to force it down Work up to with caution. Blue Dot Federal case (once fired) Win. Although I don’t compete, I still like my handloads to be as accurate or better than the factory premium rounds I carry. But it's the stopping power of the XTP® bullet that has truly built its world-class reputation. 6 3.8 grains generated 900, however, at times, this did not fully function the slide in the SIG P250 I was working with. Accuracy and feed reliability were excellent. © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) Copyright Hornady®, Designed and developed by IdeaBank Marketing. The 9mm is a cartridge that is easy to load. The gilding metal jacket protects the nose of the bullet, so the hollow cavity functions properly on impact and ensures proper feeding in semi-automatics. Precise serrations divide the XTP® into symmetrical sections, strategically weakening the jacket and initiating controlled expansion even at low velocities. I recently purchased a Hornady 9mm Luger/(X21 Custom Grade Titanium Nitride die set #546516 and once I clean, de-prime, and size I am not able to trim them using my Hornady Cam Lock trimmer using trimmer pilot #15. I am going to use the Hornady 124gr XTP load data and go from there. Another load that has given good results with the 115-grain XTP for many years is a standard charge of 6.0 grains of Unique for 1,100 fps. 3.4 gr. Select your cartridge type from the drop-down list. The Glock 34 delivered several 1.5-inch 25-yard groups with the HAP/Titegroup combination. I recently ordered and loaded over 1,000 Hornady HAP bullets. Shopping with us is absolutely safe - you never have to worry about credit card safety when shopping here... Share your latest AR build or photos from the range with #RangeDayFriday for a chance to win a new firearm! The HAP has equal advantages in each. I worked up to this load with the HAP bullet. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). I use Hodgdon’s Titegroup for many of my loads. 1.100 in. Hornady Manufacturing Company develops and publishes reloading data for the Handbook of Cartridge Reloading.Occasionally, we will temporarily publish load data on this page when a bullet becomes available and is not yet listed in the latest edition of the handbook. That’s unfortunate. The information provided here does not represent the views of Cheaper Than Dirt! 's blog. Ultimate Reloader is not responsible for errors in load data on this website. The 115-grain HAP is a good, general practice and target bullet. I recently obtained a complete Lyman reloading kit—an excellent investment in a great hobby, handloading. My loads have pretty much been confined to: 9mm, 45acp, 38 spec, 357. Shooting too many of either the reloads or the Critical Duty gets cost prohibitive very quickly, so having a more economical projectile that can mimic one or the other is a huge plus in my eyes. Hahahaha.  ×  It was the only thing the store had at the time in 9mm. Yes, I would like to receive offers and newsletters from Cheaper Than Dirt. In particular, the 9mm is a great 3-gun caliber and can be an accurate cartridge with proper load technique. Reliable performance makes the XTP ® the most popular handgun bullet for both target shooters and hunters. Thank you again for an insiteful article. Please be respectful of others. It's the cheapest and most available powder for 9mm in my area. We want you, our readers, to be able to make informed decisions. The HAP was designed to mimic the length and profile of the XTP bullet. I have also used the 230-grain .45 caliber HAP with excellent results. I have seen where load data does vary depending on who does the load testing. I’m trying to get close to the Hornady “American Gunner” load velocity of 1170 fps. Your email address will not be published. 9mm Luger / 9mm Parabellum +P Loads (using Western Powders) reloading data with 256 loads. ... Powders that are on the load data charts. The Mission of Cheaper Than Dirt! Gain a deep knowledge of ballistic science and access our improved ballistic calculator. I would have never guessed how much more accurate the XTP is than a FMJ until 3 years ago when I shot one mag of each back to back in my EDC (Sig P938) At 10 yards it was a difference between a 5 or 6 inch group and a 2″ group. There is no exposed lead and the bullet seats easily. Download the Get Loaded® and Safe & Secure promo redemption forms. I loaded 3.6 and 3.7 grains. By clicking the 'I Agree' button, I understand/accept and will agree to abide by the precautions and warnings outlined above. Shorter and longer cartridge cases impede feeding. Here’s the components used for the load featured in that article/story: Use load data at your own risk. Bullet: Berry’s 147 grain plated 9mm Round Nose; Powder: Hodgdon CFE-Pistol, 4.2 grains LOAD GUIDE FOR RIFLE AND HANDGUN EDITION 3.5 INCLUDES: • The most up-to-date and comprehensive 223 Rem data available • New data for: 30 AR, 30 T/C, and 6mmx45 PO B o x 158 • M iles C i t y, M o n tana 59301 RELOADING POWDERS Gun Care Products Other superior products Designed for hunting, self-defense and law enforcement applications, the XTP® bullet demonstrates the kind of accuracy that led many competitive shooters to adopt it. The Shooter's Log, is to provide information—not opinions—to our customers and the shooting community. Always cross-reference load data with manufacturer’s published data. The case length should be .755 inch. My primary experience is with 9mm bullets. This results in nearly unparalleled feed reliability. Designed for hunting, self-defense and law enforcement applications, the XTP ® bullet demonstrates the kind of accuracy that led many competitive shooters to adopt it. 9mm .355 115 gr XTP ® Item #35540 | 100/Box . Standard disclaimer. I pretty much use range pickup cases and haven't ever purchased new in the plastic cases. Introducing the latest products from the worldwide leader in ammunition. From the onset, XTP® bullets were specifically designed to expand reliably at a wide range of handgun velocities to deliver deep penetration with every shot. I guess this is something todo with the profile of the HAP. Until ’06, Hornady’s only .380 ACP load was a round-nose FMJ, but the team had managed to put the FTX technology in a new .380 ACP load. I am also considering buying 3,000 rounds of 9mm (9mm Parabellum, 115 grain, Round Nose, Bevel Base, lead alloy) from Falcon Bullets. Slightly flare the neck before seating the bullet, just enough to get the bullet started. Home » General » Handloading: Hornady Action Pistol (HAP) Bullet. The jackets feature the famous Hornady concentricity that makes for excellent accuracy. Hornady does not sell core products directly to the public - we kindly ask that you contact retailers about availability. The HAP is designed for use in pistol competition. The HAP is primarily a competition load designed for economy and feed reliability, and the bullet proved quite accurate in my personal pistols. The Hornady Extreme Terminal Performance (XTP) offers a good balance of expansion and penetration in every caliber. Thank you for your support. Powders include Alliant, Hodgdon, Winchester, Accurate, Vihtavuori, IMR Most manuals stop at 147 grains, though Hodgdon and Vihtavuori have data for 150 grain bullets. The 9mm isn’t exactly a straight walled case like the .45 ACP. Since expansion isn’t needed in a target bullet the serrations are deleted. It's for practice, not for competition. Be certain that the case mouth is only slightly belled during loading. I wanted to see how these bullets performed. With the right bullet and the right load, the venerable 9 mm Luger (which was introduced in 1902) is accurate up to 50 yards or more. There simply isn't much load data for the super-heavy 9mm bullets. For those interested I loaded and chronograph a couple loads using 135 grain BBI bullets. These serrations, or scallops, are intended to weaken the jacket and allow good expansion even at modest velocity. Hornady’s data stops at 1150 and is only reached with two powders: CFEPistol and Accurate #7. Since 9mm is one of the 5 pistol calibers I reload for, and also my CC weapon now, I’m forever building up my on hand components when funds allow it. I contacted Hornady about some load data on the .356 Hornady HAP (Hornady Action Pistol) bullets along with the 115gr and 124gr XTP' using TiteGroup powder. one The Hornady Action Pistol bullet is based on one of the finest handgun bullets ever designed. All comments are held for moderation and will appear after approval. Handloaders strive for reliability, accuracy, and economy. XTP 6.0 gr. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Primer Notes; Accurate - Nitro 100 NF: 115 gr. One other thing of interest is my glock 45(9mm) I had to decrease the oal to 1.084 in order to pass plunk test, while my m&p it’s set to 1.20. Hopefully it’ll never happen, but Murphy’s Law is always at play. I had on hand a good supply of Universal powder and applied it to the 124-grain 9mm. }. display: none !important; A roll crimp will eliminate the case mouth, and since the 9mm headspaces on the case mouth this will destroy accuracy. Granted, a nine, particularly with a short barrel, is not the easiest gun to shoot at long distances. I think it can also be loaded in 9mm, just that some different data will have to be used. The nose is kind of closed over, creating what Hornady calls a protected nose. I'll be firing it through either the Glock 19 or 43. Hodgdon ®, IMR ® and Winchester ® powders neither assume nor authorize any person to assume for it any liability in connection with the use of any product or data. I even tried using a Lee case trimmer. Nice write up. As a bonus, accuracy potential has proven to be excellent. The HAP bullet is offered in the following variations. I have Unique, Universal Clays, BE-86, WSF in enough quantity to load all the bullets I have. Accuracy potential is high, and the powder burns clean. A hollow point bullet is desirable as the balance for accuracy is easier to obtain than with a round nose bullet. a 10mm barrel isn’t it???? Hogdon load data was showing min of 2.8 and max of 3.3, “The Hornady Extreme Terminal Performance (XTP) offers a good balance of expansion and penetration in every caliber. Click "Get Data" to view results. Hornady Extreme Terminal Performance (XTP), Handloading: Hornady Action Pistol (HAP) Bullet - Patriot Gun News, Snake Guns: Best Firearms and Loads for Serpents, Week-In-Review News Roundup: January 17-23, 2021, NRA Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Reincorporate in Texas, The Top 15 Most Concealable Semi-Automatic Handguns, BANNED: An Overview of Restricted Guns, Ammo and Parts in Each State. In the past I’ve purchased and reloaded with the XTP in the attempt to mimic the Flex-Lock bullets that I carry for CC. Using one’s own reloads for CC is just asking for trouble if you ever have to use it. 2.8 gr. Total uniformity of core density ensures balanced expansion as well as in-flight stability. 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