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good general purpose FMJ

Discussion in '10mm Reloading Forum' started by Bravo30, May 7, 2012.

  1. Bravo30

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    anybody use the 40 cal/10mm TMJ from Speer? .......im looking to re-load a good general purpose FMJ something that can penetrate barriers/urban environment etc etc while feeding reliably. as of now I have a G20 with factory 6'' barrel an 22lb spring. i wont be doing any target shooting just stocking a pile of high power ''go to'' ammo just in case some **** goes down for lack of a better term
     
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  2. _The_Shadow

    _The_Shadow Ret. Fireman

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    They would work, I cast my own bullets for the same reason...Just in case!
     


  3. KenMac

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    I would think you'd want to do some target shooting. I should do more than I do, but try to stay comfortable with my weapons. Did you mean that you'll target shoot other rounds?
     
  4. Bravo30

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    yes, ill target shoot with other rounds as well as a few of what ever I decide to stock up to get familiar an evaluate reliability an such........I just meant that im not lookin to load a FMJ to target shoot with. i can buy those off the shelf or whip up some berrys real quick for plinking
     
  5. gofastman

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    Speer TMJ's are superlative FMJ bullets.
    They are very tough, and would be the choice for a self defense FMJ, if there is such a thing...
    Hornady FMJ's are good too, but Im not sure if that is a TMJ bullet or if it has an exposed base.
    Montana Gold offers a TMJ brass jacketed bullet, but I have no idea how strong the core/jacket bond is