Reloading Science: Finding the Right Load for Suppressed Pistols
By Preston Bankson,
Take a look at the reloading experiments and science behind finding the right load for suppressed pistols in 9mm and .45 ACP.
USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Love to shoot? Love to reload? Hate being blasted in the face by burning pistol powder? Well, you and I could be fraternal twins!
I recently received my first suppressor from NFA/ATF purgatory, and while it is the coolest thing since sliced bread, I am taken aback that this suppressor thinks it can throw fiery pistol powder at me. Also, I feel like this is one step forward, two steps back. I get quiet shooting but I spent a lot of money for it, and it has added a negative aspect to my shooting experience. Most importantly, for my wife, the powder sting outweighs the quiet shooting.
Well, it’s one thing when something annoys me, but if it annoys my wife? Well, that sir is unacceptable! Time to take action. Where did this leave me?
My options were: