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Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Rinconjoe, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Rinconjoe

    Rinconjoe

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    OK as you all ready know I am new so which bullet do you all recommend for target practice with glock 23 in either 165 or 180 weight , then guess next choice going to be powder ,
     
  2. ColoCG

    ColoCG

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    For the best prices on FMJ bullets try: http://www.precisiondelta.com

    For plated bullets try: http://www.tjconevera.com

    For powder I would start with Wichester WSF, Unique, or Power Pistol. All of these powders will work fine in the .40 and will fill your case enough that you won't have a problem with double charges.
     

  3. fredj338

    fredj338

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    DOesn't really matter. Many will shoot the 165gr to save a few pennies. Either will be accurate running over WSF or Unique for midrange to factory vel levels.
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2011
  4. burket

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    I use Montana Gold 180JHP over 5.2 Win 231 thru both G23 and G35. I am very satisfied with my results. The weapons are more accurate than I am! Hope that helps.
     
  5. Boxerglocker

    Boxerglocker Jacks #1 Fan

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    Given using the same (mid-burn) powder like WSF... I prefer 165g for game guns and paper punching practice, 180g for simulated SD loads with 4 inch or longer barrel guns.
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2011
  6. Colorado4Wheel

    Colorado4Wheel

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    Pick one, any one and then pick a common midspeed powder with good load data from the manufacture and the resources you own. So basically start with your load manual and find the powder and then pick a bullet that is the same style. Having that match is more important for a newbie then anything else.