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Old 02-09-2013, 06:00 PM   #1
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I am starting to reload ammo for the 40 cal. All the rounds I have found are for reloading are for the 10mm. is that the same round for the 40 cal round?



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Old 02-09-2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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Yep, 10mm and .40 cal are the same thing, now a 40 S&W and 10mm Auto are two very different things that just share the same bore, brass is different but they use the same bullets.
What powder and bullets are you using?



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I am starting to reload ammo for the 40 cal. All the rounds I have found are for reloading are for the 10mm. is that the same round for the 40 cal round?
Generally speaking, a "round" is a complete cartridge. Case, powder, primer and bullet.

I had to do a double take to realize you were referring to bullets.

.40 is a very easy cartridge to reload. You shouldn't have any problems.

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BULLET is the projectile. 10mm bullets are EXACTLY the same as .40 bullets.

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I have CCI and Federal small pistol primers and Hornady fmj-fp bullets. I am still trying to get some auto-comp powder for reloading.

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I have CCI and Federal small pistol primers and Hornady fmj-fp bullets. I am still trying to get some auto-comp powder for reloading.
Where do you live that you can't find powder?
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I have CCI and Federal small pistol primers and Hornady fmj-fp bullets. I am still trying to get some auto-comp powder for reloading.

In my experience, HS-6 is as good as it gets for the .40

AAC#7, Power Pistol and Herco are also excellent.
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I use Power Pistol for my 40's and get great results.



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