Mine, with the original barrel, did not like the 135 grain hollow points that shoot very well in my CZ .40's. I'll be trying some 180 grain ammo next range trip and it has a new Storm Lake barrel. Hoping for some good performance/groups.
My .40 Fullsize and .40 PC Shield both shoot 180 grain ammo about 2 1/2" inches high at 25 yards. Most likely 155 or 165 grain would have impacted lower and hit dead on.
But I stubbornly wanted the heavier bullet weight and stocked up on 180's.
I shoot both Federal HST and Winchester Ranger Bonded for carry. For practice the Rem-UMC value pack 180 FMJ were most accurate in my two .40s.
I have a Gen 1 that has thousands of rounds thru it. I have even replaced the trigger block because it was worn so much on the rails that it shot low left beyond the sites ability to correct for it. it has shot well with every thing but 200 gr. bullets and prefers 155 to 165 gr. Winchester or Federal but with handloads will shoot 180 gr. just fine. PS. the trigger block replacement brought the sites back to center.
My 4" 40 puts 180 gr. bullets just under 1 in high at 25 yds. It feeds and functions with 155 - 180 gr. bullets with no issue. I have Trijicon HD sights on mine. If I start carrying a striker fired pistol, this one is it.
Federal HST in 165gr. hits pretty close to where I aim, EDC ammo choice in all my M&P40 pistols from Pro & f/s to Shield. I find that 155 lands just a little bit lower but easily within "Minute of Bad Guy" at reasonable defensive range (sub 25 yards). 180 hits a bit higher, as a previous poster mentioned, but it's less snappy and sub-sonic (quieter) so it's looking more and more attractive as I get older.
I'm a fairly new 9mm M&P owner. Purchased just before the lockdowns just as the 9mm ammo scarcity hit. I was able to get enough target ammo for practice and managed to get 200 rounds of CCI 115 grain JHP ammo which I planned to use as our home defense rounds until I can find something better...
Was given a few boxes of this. Anyone shoot +P ammo in their 2.0 45?
Just kinda curious as to what to expect with these. I know the manual says +P is ok for the 45 but is there any concern with +P in general?
So we all know to sell reloaded ammo you must have a FFL. So let's say you get 500 rounds of reloaded 9mm target ammo whichever grain you choose and its donated to you... and you donate x ammount of dolllars. Kinda like how brewers cant technically sell you alcohol at the brewery but you can...
I'm new to this, so forgive me if I'm posting about a topic that may have been answered in another thread, but I was wondering about different range ammunition, and what ammunition y'all use. When I bought my Shield, I bought some Sig V-Crown, 115-grain. I was told this would be great for home...
Hi folks, well after hearing a couple negatives about Hornaday ammo & reading thru our AMMO EFFECTIVENESS thread, I guess it's not that great as I was told by my local shop, anyways with those listed in the chart what would be the best overall defense ammo for a m&p 40c....thank you in advance
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