I will never ditch my .40. As long as ammunition is available I will still shoot my trusty Glock chambered in .40S&W. If you’re new to shooting, or have a family member who will also be using your gun I would recommend starting with a 9mm. The .40 is not dead but it is barely treading water.
Just got back from the range. Shot 150 rounds through it with no issues. Of all the .40 caliber handguns I've own (springfield xd, walther ppq, s&w mp, and glock 23) , this hk p30 was by far the lowest felt recoil I've ever shot.
The .40S&W was developed because of the actions of William Russell Matix and Michael Lee Platt. So based on the FBI recommendation my department issued the .40S&W instead of the weaker 9mm. The first time I shot the .40 I noticed it was a little snappier than the 9mm however it was not.
Ruger Announces Six New PC Carbine Models – 40 S&W chambering. These new PC Carbine models are offered in varying.
The PC Carbine also features a dead blow action with a custom tungsten weight that shortens bolt travel and reduces felt.
NRAmedia – Is the .40 S&W dead? I know, it sounds like an inflammatory newsstand gun magazine blurb from the 1980s. But it’s a topic that is been circulating around the firearm industry as of late. For most of the past couple decades, .40 S&W has been king of the hill when it comes to American.
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I know the 40 S&W was developed to be compatible with firearms designed for 9×19, but it would be interesting to have a pistol designed specifically for the 40 S&W. I have a Sig M1911 chambered for 40 S&W and it is a pussycat but since the M1911 is designed for 45 ACP, it is somewhat a waste of the capabilities of the 40 S&W.
.40 S&W pistols with standard (not extended) double-stack magazines can hold as many as 16 cartridges. While not displacing the 9mm Parabellum, the .40 S&W is commonly used in law enforcement applications in keeping with its origin with the FBI. Select U.S. special operations units have available
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TPD: 4 dead, 1 injured after shooting at 4100 S.W. 28th; shooter among the deceased – Four males are dead and another.
shooting at 4100 S.W. 28th. Crime scene tape surrounded the residence into the evening Sunday. Police aren’t looking for any persons of interest at this time,
The thieves left behind the tools they used to pry open the garage door, a Fila backpack and Hi Point .40-caliber S&W handgun, according to the police report. Both Brown and Thomas have lengthy rap.
.40 is Dead. Long Live the .40! If there was only one handgun cartridge, it would be 9mm Luger. Today 9mm is the go-to cartridge for the majority of shooters worldwide for almost all shooting roles, from personal protection to law enforcement to military service to competitions everywhere.
Taurus 740 40 S&w Taurus 1-TH40041: TAURUS® TH40 FULL-SIZE • Matte black carbon steel slide • Black full-size polymer grip frame with integral Mil-std 1913 Picatinny rail • Interchangeable backstraps included • Hammer firing system • DA/SA action • 12/6.5 lb trigger pull • Novak drift adjustable sights • Manual safety • Two 15-round mags included • Width: 1.3"
The amount of .40 S&W police trade in's for sale right now has kind of diluted the market, and it seems prices for most .40 S&W handguns has fallen because of that. I believe it's just temporary, and if you're thinking about .40 S&W now is probably the time to snag a good deal on one.
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.40 S&W isn't dead. 9mm wasn't even dead when .40 S&W was created specifically to supplant 9mm. You probably aren't going to lose a fight because .40 S&W has a little more recoil (on average but depending on recipe) than 9mm. The difference is small.
By: James Tarr The line “I brought you into this world and I’ll take you out” is often used jokingly, but it may be accurate when it comes to the FBI and the .40 S&W cartridge, especially in light of a 2014 report by the FBI’s highly respected Training Division.
Is the .40 S&W dead? I know, it sounds like an inflammatory newsstand gun magazine blurb from the 1980s. While Layne Simpson did an excellent job of telling the story of the 10 mm Auto in a recent article, the .40 S&W went on to become something the 10 mm could not.
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The fatal encounter happened during an exchange of gunfire.
Baby Desert Eagle III in .40 S&W. To get a solid handle on why this is happening, we must first get a firm understanding of firearms history, as it relates to how law enforcement chooses a duty gun. The .40 Cal was introduced way back when the FBI deemed the 9mm unworthy, ballistically, to get the job.
The .40 S&W is a descendant of the very powerful 10 mm cartridge, but it has eclipsed the 10 mm in popularity due to its more manageable recoil and ability to fit in handguns with a more compact grip.
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Does the FBI's recent decision to go back to 9 mm Luger mean that the .40 S&W is a dead cartridge?
Gun writer, David lays out the case why . 40 Smith & Wesson ( aka 40 S&W ) ammunition is still a go-to caliber for law enforcement and self defense.
The .40 S&W (10×22mm Smith & Wesson in unofficial metric notation) is a rimless pistol cartridge developed jointly by major American firearms manufacturers Smith & Wesson and Winchester. The .40 S&W was developed from the ground up as a law enforcement cartridge designed to duplicate.