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picked up a 20sf yesterday

Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by aptrpl6, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. aptrpl6

    aptrpl6 Detached Member

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    I recently sold my G22 to fund a G20sf, which I picked up yesterday. This thing is great! I took it out to hunting club after work and burned through 100 rounds of Blazer without any malfunctions. I really don't notice much more recoil than the 40 S&W. As some have said, it's more like a "push". Anyway, if you've been thinking about trying 10mm, do it! Just be prepared to go broke if you're like me and don't reload. I think an aftermarket 40 S&W conversion barrel would be helpful.
     

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    I'll post some pics as soon as I find where my wife hid the camera! I'm thinking about going ahead and getting a 22lb recoil spring and steel guide rod since this will primarily be a hunting pistol. Thoughts?
     
  3. _The_Shadow

    _The_Shadow Ret. Fireman

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    aptrpl6, :wavey: Congrats with that G-20SF, but those Blazer's aren't much more powerful than the 40S&W. Enjoy your new pistol it should serve you proud.

    Seriously you should consider the hobby of handloading to support your habit, otherwise just ship me your reloadable brass...He he he!:wow:
     
  4. nickE10mm

    nickE10mm F.S.F.O.S.

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    Keep in mind that the Blazer stuff is basically .40 cal level, so if that's the only 10mm loads you've shot, then you haven't really shot the 10mm. :) Try some full house stuff... Doubletap Ammo or Buffalo Bore... or some warm to hot stuff like Winchester Silvertips or CorBon. You will notice quite a bit of difference over .40 cal. Just saying. :wow::cool:
     
  5. aptrpl6

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    Yeah, I'm gonna order some doubletap 180gr controlled expansion rounds for deer season. I hear that most company's target loads are pretty weak compared to what they could be.
     
  6. nickE10mm

    nickE10mm F.S.F.O.S.

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    Right you are, my friend.
     
  7. aptrpl6

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    Here's an attempt!
     
  8. aptrpl6

    aptrpl6 Detached Member

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    Maybe this one's a little better. I'm certainly not a photographer!:homer: