Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Gear & Accessories > Ammunition & Reloading > 40S&W Powders

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-24-2010, 02:57 AM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
phrogmech's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Fort Pierce,Florida
Posts: 56
Default

+1 on the 231 had good loads shooting that powder (S&W 40)



__________________
phrogmech is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2010, 02:01 AM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Logan2302's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 123
Default

The powders i did narrow it down to were. Power Pistol, Longshot, Blue Dot and Unique in that order. Since the local shop didnt have any power pistol i bought Longshot.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


My experience with my 40 is it likes top of the chart velocity loads with a 165 gr jhp. I use strictly Titegroup, Unique, and Power Pistol. I have a personal hatred of Blue Dot!

To reduce the recoil that naturally comes in the 40, you have to reduce the load to ridiculous levels. I've had three 40's (all glocks) and they all had the same temperment.

__________________
Cooper's Rules. RULE
Logan2302 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2010, 03:37 AM   #13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
BILLYBOB44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: My "Man Cave" up North..
Posts: 1,261
Liked 10 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default .40 S&W Loads??

This AM I put together 200 rounds of .40 S&W.
165gr. Montana Gold RNFP
8.3gr of HS-6
925 fps.
1.120" OAL
Not a powerhouse load, but shoots well.

__________________

NRA Life MEMBER 1976

BILLYBOB44 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
What are some good pistol powders for the 45, 38 and 357? spittinfire Ammunition & Reloading 49 12-19-2010 03:32 AM
Surplus Powders jeepcreep927 Ammunition & Reloading 3 02-26-2009 08:21 PM
Primers/powders still worth using? mrappe Ammunition & Reloading 8 02-01-2009 10:27 PM
Powders For .223 jeepcreep927 Ammunition & Reloading 4 11-25-2008 12:14 AM
Favorite Powders??? rickrem700 Blackpowder & Musket 5 09-07-2008 03:16 PM