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+ P for Glock 19s?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by subman681, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. subman681

    subman681 McMinnville, Oregon Member

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    I've purchased a G19 and was reading through the owner's manual. I didn't recall reading any restrictions against the use of +P type ammo.
    Does anyone know whether the use of this type of ammo would create any issues?
    Thanks for your assistance.
    John 3:16
     
  2. nwhpfan

    nwhpfan Hopville Active Member

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    I wouldn't worry about it. LE agencies and scores of other shooters have been shooting +P out of their G19 for years and if there was a problem, I'm sure their would be some reports out there.
     
  3. elsullo

    elsullo Portland Oregon New Member

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    All Glock 9mms are designed as military arms to use NATO Spec loaded cartridges, which is the high end of +P+. Use of commercial +P+ should be no problem, and has no history of problems. The legendary "kaboom Glocks" have all been traced back to hotrod reloads, as far as I have heard.............................elsullo
     
  4. longcolt

    longcolt Zephyrhills, FL Active Member

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    Correct except for the 40 cal when it first came out. Glock did some work on later versions to strengthen the pistols in that caliber in next generations.
     
  5. DERGLOCKINMEISTER

    DERGLOCKINMEISTER SPRINGFIELD OREGON Member

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    I shoot +p in all my Glocks and I've never had a problem . As many LEO that use them I would say that it is not an issue .
     
  6. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    There is no high end to +P+, +P+ is any pressure over the +P rating, it can be 10 cup over, or 1,000,000 cup over :D
     
  7. subman681

    subman681 McMinnville, Oregon Member

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    Thank you to all that provided great information and assurance.
    Have a Great Day!
    St. John 3:16