My answer to the question of the best 9mm round is the 124 grain Federal HST in either standard pressure or +P (I hear the 147 grain HST is really good too...I just don't trust 147 grain in 9mm). I currently use 124 grain HST +P, because my Stoeger Cougar 8000 only has a 3.6" barrel (need the extra power to ensure proper operation of the hollowpoint). My second choice would be the 124 grain Speer Gold Dots +P from DoubleTap ammo.
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