40 Sw Vs 10Mm. Again, coopers original spec for the 10mm was an 180 at 1000, which the.40 readily hits. Didn’t matter what case, just a bad ramp job.
The 10mm auto cartridge with a height of 0.992 has an average speed of 1199 fps from a 6 barrel and has an average 546 foot pounds per square inch of energy, while the 40 smith & wesson has a height of 0.85 travels around 1074 fps from a 6 barrel and has an average 423 foots pounds per square inch. During the testing the special agent in charge of the fbi firearms training unit john hall included the 10mm round, using his personal colt delta elite 10mm. Equally, when the shorter.40 s&w cartridge is chambered in the 10mm glock, it will always chamber completely.
Conversely, When The Shorter.40 S&W Cartridge Is Chambered In The 10Mm Chamber, There’s Effectively No Physical Way For It To Be Anything Less Than Completely Chambered.
A lighter shooting gun when you want personal defense, and a heavier shooting one when you need the extra power. The.40 s&w was designed after the fbi tested the 9mm and the.45acp to replace their.38 spl revolver with a semi auto pistol because it could carry more rounds and would be easier to reload in the field. Straight walled pistol cases headspace off the case mouth.
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Both 10mm and.40 s&w glocks are relatively notorious for case blowouts and this is a big reason why. It's literally just.40 s&w in a longer case. The.40 s&w is.142″ shorter than the 10mm auto on average for in spec ammo.
If You Are Shooting A Glock 29 You Will Have The Best Of Both Worlds.
Defensively, there are good bullets available for both cartridges. Loaded down it is not quite twice the power of the.45acp, and since the.40s&w is a 10mm short. The problem of the 10mm is unless you reload the ammunition prices are steep.
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For close range hunting (pistol range) the 10mm is the clear winner. You'll have to adjust the dies however they need to be for whichever it is you're reloading, regardless of whether they'll do 40 or 10mm. The simple truth is that the 45 acp fires a wider bullet diameter than the 40 s&w (0.452” vs 0.40”, respectively).
Today Any Big Difference That Once Existed, Mostly Does Not Exist Today Relative To Combat Efficiency, The 10X25 Mm Has Been Mostly Partially Castrated.
They’re much closer in performance than the 10mm koolaid drinkers would liker to admit. Sure it’s shorter but has the same diameter bullet. The 10mm auto cartridge with a height of 0.992 has an average speed of 1199 fps from a 6 barrel and has an average 546 foot pounds per square inch of energy, while the 40 smith & wesson has a height of 0.85 travels around 1074 fps from a 6 barrel and has an average 423 foots pounds per square inch.