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Herco 4 40 s&w ???

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by TacDad, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. TacDad

    TacDad

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    Aug 2, 2011
    Hello Folk's,

    Anyone have a good load for 40 with Herco ?

    I'll be using Berry's 155 grn hbrn and 180 grn fp ... Gun G-23
     
  2. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

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    Jun 12, 2002
    North Carolina
    From the 1992 Alliant Reloader's Guide


    40SW

    150 JHP @1.105" Max 8.2

    180 JHP @1.125" Max 7.0

    Keep in mind, you're using plated bullets that generally run higher velocities at HIGHER PRESSURE with a given powder charge than jacketed bullets, and the 150 data is for a bullet 5 grains lighter than the bullet you are using. Also keep in mind that I could have made a typo. Work up your loads using safe practices.

    Also, I have never tried these loads so I can't vouch for whether they would be "good" or not.