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40 S&W Handgun Ammo Suggestions for the Hunt

Here's a few 40 S&W loads for prudent hunters to consider as an emergency backup weapon or for short hunting distances only:

1. Hornady 200-gr. XTP Soft Point

2. Double Tap 200-gr. Hornady XTP JHP @ 1,100 fps in Glock 22 (4.5" barrel) = 17.75" & .70".

3. Hornady 200-gr. XTP JHP

4. Double Tap 180-gr. Bonded Gold Dot JHP @ 1,140 fps in Glock 22 (4" barrel) = 14.9" & .73".

5. Speer 180-gr. Gold Dot JHP.

6. Winchester Ranger T 180-gr. JHP (RA40T).

7. Remington 180-gr. Golden Saber JHP.

8. Double Tap 165-gr. Bonded Gold Dot JHP @ 1,240 fps in Glock 22 (4" barrel) = 14.4" & .76".

9. Hornady 165-gr. XTP JHP.

10. For emergency self defense, use: 1.180-gr. FMJ Ball; 2. Any heavy for caliber load from above; 3. Run really fast. Laugh

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