Velocities of  selected 9mm JHP's


Test conditions:  All velocities are given in FPS.  All rounds were fired in approximately 40 degree weather at an altitude of 5200 feet.


Part 1 - comparing bullet weights
Using my G17, I chrono'd the following loads.


Remington Golden Saber

147gr       124gr +p

946.4        1190
983.5        1127
959.0        1163


Winchester White Box

147gr       115gr

1029        1176
1060        1141
1043        1190


Winchester Ranger T

147gr       127gr +p+

1010        1357
1006        1279
1007        1346


Federal HST

147gr       124gr

1083        1211
1091        1183
1088        1198

Federal Hydra-Shok

147gr

1005
963.6
986.8


Part 2 - Comparison of velocity of G26 vs G17.
I used the G17 velocities from above and shot the same rounds through my G26 to see the difference the barrel length makes.


Federal HST 147gr

G17        G26
1083        982.1
1091        994.2
1088        988.1

Federal HST 124gr

G17        G26

1211        1133       
1183        1133
1198        1127

Winchester White Box 147gr

G17        G26
1029        987.9
1060        1009
1043        998.8

Winchester White Box 115gr

G17        G26
1176        1082
1141        1114
1190        1092

Winchester Ranger T 127gr +p+

G17        G26
1357        1209
1279        1295
1346        1252