I am picking up my SR9c tomorrow and was wondering if I can shoot +P ammo. I just don't want to spend money at the range they charge to much for target rounds. About 17 dollars for fifty.
Yes from the Ruger web site FAQs:
What type of ammunition should I use in my Ruger 9mm pistol?
The Ruger 9mm pistols are chambered for the 9x19mm NATO Parabellum (9mm Luger) cartridge, compatible with the U.S. and foreign military or commercial 9x19mm loads manufactured in accordance with NATO, U.S., SAAMI, or CIP standards, including high-velocity, subsonic, tracer, hollow point, ammunition loaded in aluminum, steel, or brass cartridge cases, +P and +P+ ammunition.