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Favorite .40cal bullet weight

Discussion in 'The .40 S&W Club' started by Jason607, Jun 21, 2008.


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  1. Jason607

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    Some like light and fast, some like slow and heavy, what say you?

    I like 165-180gr myself.
     

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    A well-designed 180gr hollowpoint. I used to carry 165gr T-series and didn't mind ...
     

  3. SDGlock23

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    If I had to choose just one, I'd go with 180gr too. 165's come in second.
     
  4. matthewdanger

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    I like my 165 gr stuff. I like the 180 gr stuff too.

    The 155 and 165 gr loads shoot flat enough in my G35 that sometimes it seems more like a carbine than a handgun. I love setting up on the 100 yard line and ringing steel with almost no hold over.
     
  5. Ashton

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    165 for me (for now)
     
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    155gr. Hornaday TAP for me. It`s the best I`ve found for my 23. I practice with the 180gr. Blazer Brass and 3 times a year empty a mag. of carry ammo and am always happy with the tight group with the TAP.
     
  7. GJ1981

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    165 HST for me but I also like 180gr for winter months
     
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    180's seem to like my G27
     
  9. ProCarryNAustin

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    180s seem to be more accurate in my G23. I carry 180gr HST.

    Daniel
     
  10. a1b2c3

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    180gr gold dot HP is the best. I've seen a single round make a canoe out of a guys head.
     
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    just got my G23. really only fired about 250 rnds of 165gr. its ok but would like to try the 180gr.
     
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    165 RangerT for me.
     
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    I've run 165 and 180 though my G22 and find that I prefer the 180. It just "feels" better.
     
  14. LABMAN

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    I like the 180 Gold Dot...
     
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    165gr Gold Dots. Issued round.
     
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    +1 on these, shot some out of my G23 flawlessly. :supergrin:
     
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    I enjoy the 230-grain hard cast .40 cal cartridge. Wicked Penetration for 4-legged beasts
     
  18. Snapper2

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    Double Tap 165gr. Gold Dots is the only way to go.:cool:
     
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    Just loaded up some 180 XTP's. Shot great out of my 23. I was impressed and intend to keep loading them.
     
  20. Cop Pop

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    +1 on the Gold Dots, 155/165 grain.