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I'm new to the PCC scene, have heard all the merits about reloading but won't be able to go down that path any time soon. Waiting on my lower and will be assembling a carbine with the following specs and wondering which factory ammo the community thinks would be good to test:

- QC10 receiver set and bolt

- Taccom short stroke buffer system

- kaw valley 16" barrel with linear comp

- rise armament 140 trigger

 

Any thoughts greatly appreciated.

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In my JP GMR-15 I have been using Montana Gold 124 JHP and Precision Delta 124 JHP.  Both have worked very well in my rifle.   I read your post a little closer and see you wanted live ammo.  I have used Precision Delta Pro 124 JHP and Freedom Munitions 124 JHP. 

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You might take a look at the Aguila 115 or 124. Its pretty accurate and for factory ammo is fairly soft shooting. At least softer than Winchester,Federal or Remington in my rifles.

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federal champion the stuff that comes in red boxes at walmart I shot around 4k without ammo issues. Also the softest shooting in my pcc of all factory bulk i tested. 

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It’s not really factory but give Atlanta arms or rush creek a look

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4 minutes ago, ABQautoxer said:

Anyone tried the 150gr Syntech stuff from American Eagle?

Love it in my pistols, didn’t care for it in the PCC.

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5 minutes ago, CharlieD said:

Love it in my pistols, didn’t care for it in the PCC.

Thanks. I have some and like you my pistols love it, we just haven't had a chance to test it on our PCCs. Accuracy or reliability dislikes?

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Be careful the heavy grain 9 bullets some are designed for suppresors and not fast enough for your PCC, it’s the same with the real light loads they don’t always have enough power to get out of the barrel . JP had a guy stack 20 some Bullets in his.barrel . 

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Had really good results with the freedom munitions 135 hollow points ,( not defense hollow points, )but they are slow to get them to you .

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Good info @tnredneck thank you, any PF, FPS stats i should be looking at?

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33 minutes ago, ABQautoxer said:

Thanks. I have some and like you my pistols love it, we just haven't had a chance to test it on our PCCs. Accuracy or reliability dislikes?

Just too much recoil

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Can’t remember the PF on the freedom my son might if he comes back on, we are shooting blue bullets now 135 grain PF 150 , but they are soft shooting .  Another guy at our club is shooting the blue bullets at 140 PF . 

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We don’t break in barrels with the polymer bullets but once broke in they shoot nice he’s got MBX midweight  ,Barrel and I have a JP Tactical .

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Thanks for the info @tnredneck +1

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I typically just run 115g blazer brass.

I am trying out some 115g Remington umc because it was a $0.01 cheaper, and bought a small pile.

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Blazer Brass is pretty mild shooting as far as factory 115-gr.  Also pretty accurate, maybe because it has a fully jacketed base.  Interested in trying out the Aguila 115-gr as it is also listed rather low in velocity.  Freedom 124- and 147-gr stuff is even milder, but at least as far as the reloads go, accuracy doesn't seem that good and it can sometimes feel inconsistent.

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folks at jp said to just buy the cheapest 9mm you can find.  i've used blazer brass and aluminum 115, fed am eagle 115 and similar with zero issues.  just ordered a case of fed aluminum 115.  super cheap at targetsportsusa with free deliv and rebate.

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I’m running T1 PCC ammo (124 gr TMJ) in my JP GMR-15 because it doesn’t have exposed lead and then I don’t get buildup in the comp. TMJ vs. FMJ difference.  It’s loaded longer than most, around 1.15-1.16, so I don’t know how those will run in colt mags but they have been fine in all kinds of Glock an Glock style mags. They have been 99.999%, I did get one abnormally super short round around 1.11 out of literally thousands of rounds. I’ve also run Atlanta Arms 124 gr, and Precision Delta 124 gr, both of those ran fine too. Haven’t chrono’ed anything yet but I imagine they would all make power factor. All are fine in terms of accuracy. 

 

https://t1ammo.com/product/competition-ammunition/9mm-luger-124-gr-tmj-pcc-competition-handgun-ammunition/

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