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Old April 17, 2014, 06:45 PM   #1
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10mm owners: favorite factory ammo or bullet choice for hunting medium game ?

A newbie to the 10mm semi -auto needs some suggestions , thanks !
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Old April 17, 2014, 07:24 PM   #2
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Double Tap, Buffalo Bore or Corbon would be my suggestions.

I reload so I would toss a 200 grn Hardcast LFN with a max load of 800x where I hunting.

Keep on the heavier side (165 grns an up) for bigger game. Pay for good ammo, practice with it and learn the trajectory.

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Old April 17, 2014, 07:34 PM   #3
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Double Tap 230gr WFNGC... Awesome knockdown power on deer

http://www.doubletapammo.com/php/cat...roducts_id=158
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Old April 17, 2014, 08:39 PM   #4
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I'm going to throw Underwood ammo in the mix. Look at 165 grain or 180 grain.
http://www.underwoodammo.com/10mmauto.aspx
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Old April 19, 2014, 07:50 AM   #5
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Thanks , I'll look into these options and give them a try ! I know Federal is advertising a new 10mm hunting load but have not seen it available yet ! Winchester has 10mm ammo using a 175 grain silvertip hollow point that sound okay . I will get set up to handload the 10mm at some point but until then I'll try some factory loaded stuff !
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Old April 19, 2014, 09:33 AM   #6
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Wait a minute. Did you get a new gun and not post pics? Cmon man, let's see it!
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Old April 19, 2014, 09:43 AM   #7
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Winchester has 10mm ammo using a 175 grain silvertip hollow point that sound okay
JHP's are good for SD on 2 legged critters but heavy hard cast are much better for hunting game with a handgun.
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Old April 19, 2014, 11:33 AM   #8
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The Winchester 175g Silvertip has shown me excellent accuracy and an average velocity of 1200fps when tested from numerous guns.
Its bullet is sufficient up to deer.

Heavier bullets for bigger game......
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Old April 20, 2014, 08:17 AM   #9
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Cmon man , let's see it !

Actually , I did post a picture of it awhile back on " My first 10mm auto " thread....it is a new Dan Wesson Razorback w ramped barrel !

I can't wait for the next deer season !
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Old April 20, 2014, 12:20 PM   #10
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Sorry! I'll go look for it now.
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Old April 20, 2014, 11:38 PM   #11
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I really like the Hornady 200gr and Georgia Arms 155gr and 180gr Speer Gold Dot.
The Prvi Partizan was the worst performer with no expansion and the cases were not well suited for reloading as the case mouth would not hold tension.


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Old April 21, 2014, 12:03 PM   #12
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Actually , I did post a picture of it awhile back on " My first 10mm auto " thread....it is a new Dan Wesson Razorback w ramped barrel !
I did see that...

It's a beauty, eh? (said with a Doug McKenzie accent)
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Old April 22, 2014, 03:45 PM   #13
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Old April 22, 2014, 03:57 PM   #14
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Searching around , Underwood 10mm ammo seems to be the best bang for the money....it looks like you can get 50 rounds for what some are charging for 20 rounds of premium hunting ammo ! I would like to try the new Federal load with trophy bonded 180 grain soft point but it is spendy ! Reloading is the best solution and hope to get set up soon for that ! In deer wouldn't you want a handgun bullet that had some expansion yet adequate penetration as well ? Even though I have used hardcast bullets in my revolvers...I've wondered if it is overkill for deer ( penetration wise ) and you would want the bullet to expand more in the vitals on thin skinned game ? I can see where deep penetration is very important on tougher game ! Some seem to frown on hollow points but I've heard that some perform very well on game such as the Hornady XTP bullets ! Anyway , all information given is much appreciated !

Nice, coop2564....sounds like a dandy load too !
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