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Originally Posted by Davinman View Post
I have been given a bunch of 9mm 147gr hydrashok ammo, and was wondering how effective it is for self defense as opposed to other loads. They'll be used in a Ruger LC9s, or a CZ75, thanks for any info you folks can give me.
Originally Posted by Brasky View Post
It works, but federal hst will work significantly better in terms of consistent expansion and retention
That right there sums it up. In general the Hydrashok bullet is/was good but the HST bullet is better when it comes to Federal ammo. The Speer Gold Dot bullet is better too and maybe the Winchester Defender line too.
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