Ask a Question
Our customer service team has published this Q&A information as a free service to the shooting community.
Please note that LuckyGunner.com expressly disclaims any and all liability with regard to how the shooting community
Posted On: 2/18/2023
A: Thanks for reaching out Chen! The M&P Shield is rated for +P, so it would safely fire this ammunition. A Hornady Handgun Hunter 9mm +P round would certainly deliver the terminal expansion which is desirable for neutralizing a threat. My only concern is over-penetration. This round's solid copper bullet may penetrate soft tissue to a depth that exceeds 18", which the FBI test protocol would deem too deep for effective defense (a bullet which passes through its target can potentially jeopardize the safety of innocent bystanders). I'll ask Hornady for their opinion on Monday. That said, I'd advise Federal Tactical HST 147gr JHP ammunition for self-defense with any handgun. It's the best in my opinion, and widely preferred by law enforcement officers: https://www.luckygunner.com/9mm-147-grain-jhp-hst-federal-premium-le-50-rounds
Posted On: 1/20/2023
By: Juan Rosario
A: Absolutely Juan, this ammo should work flawlessly in your Glock. It is overpressure (+P), so you wouldn't want to wear your pistol's barrel and moving parts out by using it for high-volume target practice, but that's not an issue at all as far as self-defense is concerned.
Posted On: 12/31/2022
A: Thanks for reaching out Andrew! MonoFlex is Hornady's brand name for their solid copper hollow point bullet. You can learn more about it by reading the product description.
Posted On: 6/13/2022
By: Kurt Hetteberg
A: Yes sir, the G19 is rated for +P ammo. Overpressure ammo like this will accelerate wear and tear on your handgun's moving parts, so it's not advised for target shooting, but as far as self-defense is concerned that is not an issue.
Posted On: 1/6/2022
By: Matthew Jackson
A: Thanks for reaching out Matthew! The stats we have for this ammo are up to date. You can learn more about it on Hornady's own site if you like:
Posted On: 1/4/2022
A: Yes sir, CZ pistols are rated for +P.
Posted On: 11/10/2021
By: Robert Fries
A: It's always better to check! The VP9 is indeed rated to safely fire 9mm +P ammunition, and it should function correctly with this ammo.
Posted On: 10/3/2021
A: Thanks for reaching out Jon! I'm not aware of any 9mm revolvers that aren't chambered for overpressure ammo like this. A revolver's naturally more solid design means it should absorb the extra pressure without issue. That said, I cannot promise this ammo's safe for your revolver without checking its manual or without the manufacturer. If you'd care to tell me what kind of revolver you've got, I'd be happy to confirm for you!
Posted On: 11/27/2020
A: Hi Bill! I personally wouldn't run 9mm +P through a Model 213. Chinese metallurgy wasn't exactly famous for its consistency back in the day, and an older handgunn may not be able to handle that much additional pressure. I do believe the Norinco was actually designed to handle overpressure ammo, and this particular ammo's muzzle velocity is remarkably low for 9mm +P, but I'm just not confident enough in an older Chinese semi-auto to guarantee reliable performance with 9mm +P.
Posted On: 11/23/2020
A: Hi Changus! This ammo may have a special bullet, but all 9mm cartridges have .355" diameter bullets by design.
Posted On: 11/20/2020
A: Yes sir, the Ruger Security-9 is designed to safely fire 9mm +P ammo. Overpressure ammo will accelerate wear on a semi-auto's moving parts, but that's really not a problem as far as self-defense ammo is concerned.
The muzzle velocity and energy for this round were recorded with a 4" test barrel. I believe the Ruger Security-9 is available with either a 4" or 3.42" barrel. If your handgun has the shorter barrel then you should anticipate a slower muzzle velocity.
Posted On: 11/16/2020
By: Jason Sass
A: Hi Jason! I agree that those data do seem a little low for a 9mm +P round, but I pulled them directly from Hornady's own website. I'll reach out to them and see if they might have made a mistake.
Posted On: 11/16/2020
By: Brian Anderson
A: Hi Brian! We don't accept PayPal. We take Visa, MasterCard, AmEx and Discover. We are only set up to do mail order ammo, so I'm afraid you can't come to pick it up. We do ship to anywhere in Texas thanks to your state's welcoming gun laws.
You can calculate your order's shipping costs before you pay by following these steps: luckygunner.com/get-shipping-costs. We don't offer free shipping.
Please let me know if you've got any other questions, and thank you for considering giving us your business!