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40 S&W Ammo in ballistic gel

We shot 24 self-defense loads of 40 S&W ammo into ballistic gel

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A look at our in-stock specialty 40 cal ammunition. These rounds include incendiary, exotic and other hard to find loads.

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  1. 10rds - 40 S&W CCI Shotshells 3/16 oz. #9 Shot Ammo 10rds - 40 S&W CCI Shotshells 3/16 oz. #9 Shot Ammo
    $14.95
    $1.50/ppr

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40 S&W Ballistic Gel Test Results
Ammo 5-shot average penetration depth 5-shot average diameter 5-shot average velocity
20rds - 40 S&W Barnes 140gr. TAC-XPD HP Ammo
  11.7"
0.76" 1027
20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 140gr. Barnes TAC-XP HP Ammo
  11.06"
0.73" 1088
20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 180gr. JHP Ammo
  21.98"
0.43" 957
20rds - 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165gr. HP Ammo 500rds – 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165 gr. JHP Ammo
  16.7"
0.48" 960
50rds - 40 S&W Federal LE Tactical HST 165gr. HP Ammo 1000rds – 40 S&W Federal Premium Law Enforcement 165gr. HST JHP Ammo
  18.92"
0.68" 1037
20rds - 40 S&W Federal Premium 180gr. HST HP Ammo
  15.4"
0.72" 940
1000rds - 40 S&W Federal Premium Tactical 180gr. HST JHP Ammo 50rds - 40 S&W Federal Premium Tactical 180gr. HST HP Ammo
  15.38"
0.69" 983
20rds - 40 S&W G2 Research RIP 115gr. HP LF Ammo
  10.68"
0.4" 1082
20rds - 40 S&W Hornady 180gr. XTP Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo 200rds - 40 S&W Hornady 180gr. XTP Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo
  23.28"
0.4" 913
20rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Defense 165gr. HP Ammo 200rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Defense 165gr HP Ammo
  18.68"
0.47" 1047
20rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock HP Ammo 200rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock HP Ammo
  19.34"
0.47" 978
20rds - 40 S&W Magtech First Defense Justice 130gr. SCHP Ammo
  13.7"
0.69" 1233
50rds - 40 S&W Remington Golden Saber Black Belt 180gr. BJHP Ammo
  20.84"
0.45" 864
20rds - 40 S&W Sig-Sauer Elite Performance Ammunition 165gr. V-Crown JHP Ammo
  20.26"
0.48" 1016
1000rds - 40 S&W Speer Gold Dot LE 155gr. GDHP Ammo 50rds - 40 S&W Speer LE Gold Dot 155gr. HP Ammo
  15.08"
0.63" 1143
50rds - 40 S&W Speer LE Gold Dot 165gr. HP Ammo 1000rds - 40 S&W Speer Gold Dot LE 165gr. JHP Ammo
  15.88"
0.62" 1080
50rds - 40 S&W Speer LE Gold Dot 180gr. HP Ammo 1000rds – 40 S&W Speer Gold Dot 180gr. Bonded JHP Ammo
  14.58"
0.64" 969
20rds - 40 S&W Speer Gold Dot 165gr. HP Ammo
  17.24"
0.54" 1036
50rds - 40 S&W Winchester Silvertip 155gr. Hollow Point Ammo 500rds - 40 S&W Winchester Silvertip 155gr. Hollow Point Ammo
  16.26"
0.62" 1214
20rds - 40 S&W Winchester Supreme Elite 165gr. Bonded PDX Ammo
  16.44"
0.71" 1069
20rds - 40 S&W Winchester Supreme Elite 180gr. Bonded PDX Ammo
  17.02"
0.67" 979
20rds - 40 S&W Winchester W Train and Defend 180gr. JHP Ammo 200rds - 40 S&W Winchester W Train and Defend 180gr. JHP Ammo
  16"
0.66" 868
50rds - 40 S&W Winchester Ranger Talon 180gr. HP Ammo 500rds - 40 S&W Winchester Ranger Talon 180gr. HP Ammo
  16.46"
0.74" 1118
50rds - 40 S&W Winchester Ranger Talon 165gr. HP Ammo 500rds - 40 S&W Winchester Ranger Talon 165gr. HP Ammo
  15.84"
0.73" 1127

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    Feeds and functions normally even in Walther PPS which can be picky due to high feeding angle. Lightened recoil makes for easy target requisition. Hope to not have to use "real world" but confident to carry.
    Easy to handle on 20rds - 40 S&W Corbon Pow'RBall 135gr. Ammo Ammo.