Prepped cases

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  1. 2A-Jay

    2A-Jay Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I prepped 169 .40 S&W cases tonight. Need to decide what powder to use. I will be using 155gr Hornady XTP Hollow Points.
     
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    gdmoody Full Time Moderator Moderator Supporting Member

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    I have pretty much quit shooting .40 S&W, I guess I have just lost interest in them. When I did load them, I used Titegroup with both 180 and 155 grain bullets.
     
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    shootbrownelk Well-Known Member

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    I just cleaned 93 range pick up 9mm. Need to deprime & size them. I'm using unique & 124 gr. Berry's bullets. I also found a few 10mm, .45auto, 338 Win mag and some 40 S&W.
     
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    In keeping with the thread drift, away from the OP's question, the 40 S&W never really interested me. I have semi-autos in 9mm and 45 ACP and the 40 didn't really "do it for me". But I have powders I use for the 9mm and the 45 ACP that I'm sure would work well in the 40 S&W; Unique, Universal, CFE Pistol, W231 and even Bullseye...
     
  5. markr6754

    markr6754 Well-Known Member

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    Hornady lists a plethora of powders for these...Titegroup, CFE Pistol, VVV N340, BE-86, WIN Autocomp, Power Pistol, Silhouette, Longshot, Shooter's World Auto Pistol, IMR 800X, IMR SR_4756. HS-6, Acurate No. 5 and 7, AND Blue Dot. You probably have several of these in your bin. COL 1.125". Looks like your decision will be based on desired velocity.
     
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    I loaded .40s 2 weeks ago with Titegroup-.30cal ammo can/did same with 9mm this week....Got rid of those 2 single lb bottles.175gr/.40+124gr/9mm.
     
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    What are my...er, I mean your choices?
     
  8. 2A-Jay

    2A-Jay Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I used WSF which is what my Hipoint likes the best. My other choices were Unique, BE86, or HS6.