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Old November 3, 2012, 12:56 PM   #119
jmortimer
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"The best .40 loads are almost identical in performance to the best 9mm loads"
No, .40 more gun. As usual I'll go with real world data from Buffalo Bore:

2. Item 24B/20 (+p+) 124gr. Jacketed Hollow Point
Browning Hi Power MK111, 4.6 inch barrel------------1330 fps
Beretta 92F, 4.9 inch barrel-------------------------------1304 fps
Glock 19, 4 inch barrel------------------------------------1296 fps

3. Item 24C/20 (+p+) 147gr. Jacketed Hollow Point
Browning Hi Power MK111, 4.6 inch barrel----------1179 fps
Beretta 92F, 4.9 inch barrel------------------------------1131 fps
Glock 19, 4.0 inch barrel---------------------------------1165 fps


Heavy .40 Smith & Wesson +P Ammo - 155 gr. Jacketed Hollow Point
a. Custom made 1911 with Nowlin (5inch barrel) = 1318 fps
b. Taurus PT 100 (4.9 inch barrel) = 1249 fps
c. Sig 229 (3.75 inch barrel) = 1221 fps
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