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Old January 13, 2013, 11:04 AM   #1
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? for S&W M&P owners of 40

Does the POI and POA match up best with 180, 165, or 155 grain bullets?

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Old January 13, 2013, 03:35 PM   #2
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I shoot both 155 and 180 grain .40SW and find no differance in accuracy, due to the bullet grain variance. Thats me, others may differ.
I reload all my target loads, only buy factory ammo for SD carry.
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Old January 13, 2013, 04:02 PM   #3
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155 and 180 here, no difference
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Old January 13, 2013, 05:02 PM   #4
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I don't have an M&P40, but when asking this question about any pistol, it's best to specify the approximate range to the target.

FWIW I've found that inside 10yds, the difference in POI between different bullets weights in a larger-caliber pistol often isn't readily apparent, at least when using full-power commercial ammo. Unless the shooter is unusually skilled, his or her hold will usually cause enough variation between shots that the difference in POI caused by the ammo isn't readily apparent; for instance, it's difficult to differentiate a 2" group from another that's only 1/4" lower.
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