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Which semi-auto pistol ammo do you like best?

  • .22 cal.

    Votes: 2 0.7%
  • 9mm

    Votes: 81 28.3%
  • 10mm

    Votes: 11 3.8%
  • .357 Sig

    Votes: 9 3.1%
  • .380 Auto

    Votes: 2 0.7%
  • .40 S&W

    Votes: 69 24.1%
  • .45 ACP/Auto

    Votes: 111 38.8%
  • .45 GAP

    Votes: 1 0.3%

  • Total voters
    286
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Just curious what types of semi-auto pistol ammo are most popular. If you vote on the poll please also post why you like the ammo type you voted for. If I missed an ammo types vote for other and post which type you like best.

I personally like .40 S&W because it packs quite a punch and it out penitrates .45 cal. rounds. Also it's not insanely expensive like 10mm rounds. :wink:
 

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10mm. Very versatile round. It is hard t find in some areas tho.
 

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40S&W would have to be my favorite. Matter of fact, I think it's the most accurate handgun cartridge for me. All that being said, I can't even think of shooting 40S&W out of anything but a Glock pistol. The cartridge and the pistols go so well together.
 

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.45 acp for me... 9mm probably runs a close second these days...
 

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My semi autos are .40 or .45 I carry them both. Since I could only vote for one, I voted for .45 acp. I'm just an old 1911 guy at heart.
 

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I like all of them except the .22 and the 45 GAP
 

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I like ANY caliber that starts with a "4" and ends with a "5'.:yup:
(I do like 9mm, too!)

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All that being said, I can't even think of shooting 40S&W out of anything but a Glock pistol. The cartridge and the pistols go so well together.
Ram... the S&W 40 M&P will give any glock a run for its money.

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Regardless both are outstand choices for this round!
 

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I like .45 since it is one of the largest common rounds, easy to get and trained on in the military, but I voted for the 10mm since I like having all of the extra power in a similar size round. I would rather not have to worry about a thick jacket, or a sternum being able to redirect a well placed shot harmlessly in a different direction.
 

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I would definitely say .40, to me it is the happy medium between the 9 mm and the .45!
 

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I voted for the .40 cal because I own one. However, I do hope to purchase a .45 in the future and this may change my mind.
 

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.40 cal for me. Good power, fair price, readly available and fun to shoot. Pretty darn accurate too.
 

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10mm, even though I don't currently own one. Something I should rectify soon.
 

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.45, 9mm, 10mm, .22 would be my favorites...

Least faves would be a tossup between .40 and .45 GAP.
 

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I like anything that goes boom! Shooting is fun stuff.

That said- I thought "Which is most important... 9, 40, 45
Then I thought reasons. 9mm is the most widely used worldwide & has a long history (Think WW2)

.45acp is the most "American" darn it!

.40 is what I carry most of the time. So that was my pick.
 
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