For those that carry 40 Cal.
This is a discussion on For those that carry 40 Cal. within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I only carry FMJ when I am hiking as I may run into a wild bore or black bear and want deep penetration. As far ...
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May 28th, 2012 08:28 AM
I only carry FMJ when I am hiking as I may run into a wild bore or black bear and want deep penetration. As far as two legged predators, I want to avoid over-penetration and potentially injure an innocent by-stander.
June 3rd, 2012 04:46 AM
People tend to forget that the 180gr load was designed for and carried over from the 10mm FBI load, where the 165gr was designed for the .40S&W afterward.
Originally Posted by Backfire
Like you, I prefer 165gr Gold Dot, the 180gr just doesn't have the energy.
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October 19th, 2012 10:50 PM
No, because FMJ is not for self defense. They will over penetrate. Only time I buy fmj is when I do target practice. Just buy some cheap 180grain steel cased tulammo. Fmj is not for self defene.
Originally Posted by eagleeye
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