standard loads Vs. +p's

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by curly 45, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. curly 45

    curly 45 New Member

    Jan 20, 2009
    rio grande valley
    Is the +p load that much better than std. loads in 38's and 9mm's, and differences in bullet wt. I know (?) that a heavier bullet should have more impact all things equal. Thanks for your reply's:confused:
  2. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Depends on what you are shooting those +P bullets in!

  3. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    Not sure what you mean by better. +P stands for higher pressure .
  4. 312shooter

    312shooter Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Las Vegas NV
    In theory, but higher velocity and penetration and expansion are the goal with a higher pressure +p round.
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