Subsonic 9 mm Luger ammunition often fetches a premium across the gun counter, despite how simple it is to make. The key is to couple heavy bullets with a powder that burns with enough intensity to cycle the action, yet not so hot that it launches the projectile into the supersonic range.
It initially launched with a P3000 label, but the name changed quickly to the now-familiar P30. The double-action/single-action pistol has an exposed hammer and standard magazine capacity of 15 cartridges. At slightly more than 7" in length and weighing more than 23 ozs., the P30 pistol is tailored for duty.
Follow Brad Miller as he takes a closer look at the 9 mm "Super Cooper" magnum handgun cartridge, which can have cases made for it from cut down .223 Rem. casings.
FN has changed a lot in its recently re-released High Power—from the size to the lock-up to the higher-capacity magazine—but, as a result, this new take on an old classic is now even more of a joy to shoot.