All are excellent firearms and will do what you intend for them to do. The FBI wanted the cartridges downloaded to fire a 180-grain bullet at 950 feet per second instead of the full 10mm velocity spec. A 2.75-lb pistol firing a 180-grain 10mm projectile at 1295 fps - again, close to the original Norma loading - generates 11.4 ft-lbs of recoil. Maybe compared to 22LR. But thanks to the speed of the .44 Magnum, it takes a clear 2nd place in this comparison. Whatâs more powerful? 694 ft-lbs. The 45 ACP loads I’ve seen (and I do have a 1911), are 350-500ft lbs. If I full size the .357 cartridge case, can I get away with not crimping the .355 bullet? They all fired and ejected normally like it was made that way no problems. More than 150% ???? Winner: .44 Magnum. Home defense situations are often in inopportune settings. Uh, well, depends on who is making the outlandish calculation I guess. They make a 10mm round that packs a wallop with a 200-grain hardcast lead bullet; When I tested it, it chronographed at an average of 1,132 feet per second. Pondering the recoil factor subjectively, I don’t notice much difference between the .45 ACP and the 10mm when fired in similar pistols. Reloading for the 10mm is easy. Since the lighter weight polymer pistols increase the felt recoil number, the results are a bit surprising. If you’re in the more is better crowd, Doubletap also makes 190-grain Equalizer load that fires two projectiles from each case: a 135-grain JHP and a 95-grain lead ball. We should note that the movement to .40 S&W wasn’t entirely because of recoil. In the case of 10mm, more velocity might get us more penetration, and, like I said, that … The top end of the 45 ACP is the low end of the 10mm spectrum. Back in 1979, two guys, Thomas Dornaus and Michael Dixon, wanted to make a bigger semi-auto pistol that exceeded the performance of the .357 Magnum while offering the capacity and fast reload benefits of semi-automatic pistols. So I’ll leave it at: LOL! Generally speaking, the 9mm is going to be more favored as a self-defense round. However, those statements also reflect the strengths, weaknesses and ideal uses of each cartridge. The prototype pistol from this effort, based on a beefed up and redesigned CZ-75 was called the Combat Service Pistol (CSP) 80. Next weâll compare and go over the ballistics of each round. . That dog just don’t hunt. Obviously, these are weighty pistols so perceived recoil is mitigated – a lot. The 10mm parent case is a .30 Remington while the .40 S&W parent case is a… 10mm. For 10mm, I’ve been testing a Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite which tips the scales at 2.56 pounds empty. Ouch. HANDGUN BALLISTICS. Maximum damage becomes very handy when you’re in dangerous situations and the 45 is going to give you the largest bullet expansion. Bullet Type: FMJ. Dec 10, 2020 #5 Muzzle Energy: 406 ft/lbs. The 180 and 200 grain bullets are the weights that most 10 mm auto's are designed for, plus they produce much more Muzzle energy and less recoil. 10mm or 9mm? We thought you might enjoy it as well. 10mm Auto is about 750ft/lbs muzzle energy. These debates have been long questioned in shooting circles. Of course, if you want to go with different bullet weights, you can find some interesting options too. Which means reaching out and touching an animal from a distance is easy. . DPX: Federal 180 gr. Muzzle Energy: 348 ft/lbs. Grain Weight: 180. I already love .40, so I guess my next pistol is going to be the 10mm. After lots of bickering and testing, the agency standardized on the 10mm in 1989. 10mm generally packs higher muzzle energies thanks in large part to the larger bullets. A benefit that both rounds share is that they allow for excellent ammo capacity. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- For the past month or so I’ve been tinkering with a 10mm pistol, the Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite. So, 10mm's full power loading is a little faster than 9mm, though not by too much. 185 gr hollowpt 694 ft/lbs I shoot 10mm and .357Sig…. The big difference is that the 10mm case is .992 inches long while the .40 S&W empty case measures .850 inches. However, 9mm also has a little less than half the muzzle energy than 10mm does. I saw a guy on YouTube shooting .40 S&W ammo through his, so I thought about it for a while and when I thought about it long enough, I loaded the magazine with 15 rounds. Just for kicks, I ran the recoil math on a couple of 9mm pistols too. When youâre going through these situations having a round that can do a lot of damage can be too dangerous. So yes the 44 Mag is significantly more powerful. Do you like it? This round has excellent velocity from the muzzle out to 50 yards though it does bleed velocity pretty rapidly. That speed cranked up muzzle energy to 669.5 foot-pounds. That’s 569.84 foot-pounds of kinetic energy and serious penetration considering the hardcast bullet ballistics. Muzzle Energy; Conclusion. In American engineering units: 1. This is a placeholder, please delete before making live. Now get one!!! I would like to see a S&W M&P 2.0 10mm to give the Springfield XDM 10mm some competition. The recoil comes from the 10mms muzzle energy, and because the 10mm is a larger caliber, thereâs going to be a bigger exit hole on targets. Mass, m, is usually given in grains and the speed, v, in feet per second but kinetic energ… For home or personal defense, it’s not too much velocity loss at the needed ranges. 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After the infamous 1986 Miami Shootout, the FBI embarked on a search for a more powerful handgun alternative that would penetrate more consistently to incapacitation depth. . 10mm vs 40 Smith & Wesson. Shooters know that talking about calibers is an age-old question. Actually, it’s virtually identical except for the length. For the 10mm Auto round for self defense, we like the Hornady Custom XTP Jacketed HP 155gr round. What are your thoughts? Tom McHale hurts our brain with more info about 10mm ammunition than you probably need to know. However, muzzle energy is quantifiable, and 10mm has a significant increase of muzzle energy over .45ACP (on average). The final ammo product was issued to Special Agents carrying the Smith & Wesson 1076 pistol. The longer 10mm case requires a larger pistol, and those with smaller hands had trouble reaching the trigger with proper leverage to fire in double action mode. It shoots a lighter bullet at a much faster muzzle velocity than the .45. One thing led to another, and before long the new pistol was deemed the Bren Ten and the cartridge the 10mm Auto. For the .45 ACP, I shoot a Springfield Armory 1911 TRP which weighs in at 2.63 pounds empty. 255 gr hardcast 654 ft/lbs Underwood Ammo 10mm 200 Grain XTP Jacketed Hollow Point Muzzle Velocity – 1250 fps Muzzle Energy – 694 ft. lbs. Reloading for the 10mm is a royal pain in the @ss. It’s a beautiful handgun that’s made special by its caliber choice of 10mm. I want one just because I think 10mm has that cool factor that – for the indefinite future – won’t go away. We use this nifty muzzle energy calculator when we test ammo. Within the first 5 weeks we were in our new home we sighted a very healthy coyote and a juvenile mountain lion within 30 meters of our backyard but just outside the fence. The case is also nearly identical with the exception of length. Hydra-Shok: Buffalo Bore That translates to muzzle energy of an impressive 562.6 foot-pounds – a good 150% more than most 9mm or .45 ACP loads. The FBI’s pet load fires a 180 grain bullet at 1030 fps for 440 ft-lbs; closer to Jeff Cooper's original 200 grains at 1000 fps concept for the 10mm. A working partnership led to Cooper providing insight and design ideas and Dornaus and Dixon handling engineering and manufacturing. . Around the same time, Colonel Jeff Cooper was jonesing for a new pistol and cartridge combination, which he called the .40 Special. A top-power 10mm Auto load by Winchester with a 175 grain Silvertip HP generates 1290 fps of muzzle velocity with 649 ft. lbs. Guess what? Now all I have to do is figure out which brand and model; that will be a challenge now that so many outfits are offering it!! These 10mm’s travel at 1600fps with 767fp of muzzle energy, and the .357 Sig’s travel at 1600fps at 614fp’s muzzel energy. It has been a huge flop in law enforcement circles. The rest is history. Even with similar bullets, however, it appears the 10mm does slightly better. Shooting it with 10mm American Eagle 180 grain FMJ, the recoil is less than the snap of the GLOCK 22 in 40 S&W with a comparable load. Underwood .45 Super 1.1. 10mm Ballistics. On average, a full pressure 10mm drives a 200 grain bullet at 1200 fps with almost 650 ft-lbs. This can be advantageous in many types of shooting scenarios, including self-defense, hunting, target shooting, plinking etc. +I have a Glock 10mm long slide model 40. Velocity at 100yds: 946 fps . The Model 1892 is a double-action revolver chambered for the .38 Long Colt which is the weaker parent cartridge of the .38 Specialthat’s still in use today and is regarded as the l… Grain Weight: 124. @57K, You sound like a reloader, so I am going to ask you if I can use a .380 caliber (.355 diameter) bullet in a .357 case. Muzzle Energy – 510 ft. lbs. But the 45 gives great diameter and has stood the test of time. We refer to the .40 S&W (short & weak) as the FBI Pussy round as they couldn’t handle the recoil as it “hurt their widdle wists” so went to something less manly. Tom McHale is the author of the Practical Guides book series that guides new and experienced shooters alike in a fun, approachable, and practical way. This round delivers almost twice the muzzle energy of the 10mm auto. Practice and competition rounds manufactured to exacting standards for more dependable, affordable accuracy. The 10mm loads I’ve seen are about 450-700ft lbs. . FNH 5.7x28mm 40 Grain Hornady V-Max Muzzle Velocity – 2034 fps Muzzle Energy – 367 ft. lbs. Witness the fact that the seminal law enforcement agency leading the pack that is the FBI has dropped it and huge numbers of state and local agencies followed suit. Seriously. 2. The 10mm is going to give a lot deeper penetration than the 9mmâ¦ and thatâs not necessarily a good thing. Before too long, someone noticed that a downloaded 10mm case had extra interior space for rent and the shorter .40 S&W was born. Chronograph Readings. Both have diameters that start at .425 inches at the base and narrow to .423 inches at the case mouth. Whether it’s better than 9mm, .40 S&W, 45 ACP, .357 Sig, or .38 Super is irrelevant. We can see in this head-to-head that the 10mm retains a very slight advantage in terms of energy, but the 357’s overall longer bullet gives it the edge for penetrating power. Someone needs a new calculator. .45 ACP compared to a 10mm Auto. . Fans of the .45 ACP counter that the .45 is bigger at 100 yards than the 10mm is at the muzzle. The only way to compensate for that is to… well, COMPENSATE the… Read more ». Muzzle Velocity: 1,008 fps. . The .45 ACP was developed in the late 1800s by the legendary John Moses Browning to answer the US military’s demand for a more powerful cartridge to supersede the then-standard-issue Colt Model 1892 New Army. In SI units: 1.1. The original 10mm Auto load shot a 200 grain bullet at 1,200 feet per second for 640 ft-lbs of muzzle energy, which was a significant step up in performance compared … The 10mm is a bit longer, so grip size circumference has to be bigger than that for other calibers like 9mm and .40. There are plenty of projectile options in .40 caliber, so it’s easy to find components. With that type of energy, it also managed to expand out to almost 3/4″ in diameter; that is larger than the size of a dime. The 10.9×33mmR muzzle energy only measures at 900 ft lb. The ft-lbs that you are showing are maybe 20% greater than a .40S&W of the same bullet weight. The cartridge is considered to be high-velocity, giving it a less-curved flight path upon firing (also termed "flat-shooting") relative to other handgun cartridges. . When firing a Glock 26 Gen 4 with 124-grain 9mm bullets moving at 1,151.5 feet per second, you’ll catch 5.43 foot-pounds of recoil energy. Both use a .400-inch diameter projectile. The… Read more ». If you plan to carry a pistol in town and out in the woods, 10mm isn’t a bad option. EDUCATION 101. Today, weâre throwing down some facts on both the 9mm and 10mm and letting you decide what works best for you. The 9mm is going to be easier to shoot â plain and simple. 230 gr hollowpt 616 ft/lbs I discovered however, that I’m no longer in “Infantry shape” and thus I have taken up Trout fishing. Sort of. When loaded with a projectile, those figures translate to maximum overall cartridge lengths of 1.250 inches for 10mm and 1.135 inches for .40 S&W. ADULT SIGNATURE REQUIRED . The 10mm shares bullet and case diameter with the .40 S&W. try that with your Kimber. The XTP bullet design offers excellent expansion properties and delivers the large amount of energy this round carries. For example, the Doubletap Ammunition 135-grain Controlled-Expansion bullet left the same Range Officer Elite pistol at near warp speed of 1,494.3 feet per second. They came very close to accomplishing that objective. Try sorting through a pile of mixed range pickups and see how much fun it is to find the 10mm cases. Pow'R Ball: Cor Bon 135 gr. Yeah, it’ll leave a mark. @Cat, I want to use Ramshot Enforcer for powder, and a .380 caliber, 65 grain (no lead, all copper projectile that I found at Midway), .355 diameter for the projectile. They have faster muzzle velocity, muzzle energy and a faster velocity. 10mm Auto: STHP: 175: 649: 1290 . It would be a boring world, indeed if we were all limited to the one “best” choice. If you are worried about grizzlies, like Dean Weingarten is, I’d choose an MK-19 Automatic Grenade Launcher over any pistol caliber. Reloading is a royal pain because the brass is so similar to .40 S&W. For carry or home defense use, the most common loading for 10mm ammunition will be a 180-grain projectile. If youâre a shooter that wants high capacity, 9 and 10mm will do the job. I only shot it a couple of times before going back to more "traditional" 10mm projectiles. Muzzle Velocity: 1,090 fps. The 10mm Auto devotees point out that the 10mm has more energy remaining at 100 yards than the .45 ACP does at the muzzle. The Gen 4 edition now incorporates a wider selection of grip dimensions to make customizing your grip even more precise. Limit 2,000 total rounds across all ammunition purchased, per household in any 30 day period. For this 180 Grain JHP load it generates the most Foot-Lbs of energy tested by Ammunition to Go with a whopping 728! More powerful loadings can equal or exceed the performance of the .357 Magnum, and retain more kinetic energy at 100 yards than the .45 ACP has at the muzzle. You donât want to over penetrate, blow through a wall and possibly hurt your family. I’ve owned three forties, two Glocks and one Kel Tec folding carbine. The 40 Short and Weak is the answer to the question nobody asked. The 10mm Range Officer Elite firing a 180-grain bullet at 1,181 feet per second delivers 6.28 foot-pounds. Handgun Ballistics . All the ballistics from all manufacturers, finally... in one place. 1. The FBI is still using the 10mm, but only in the MP5 (we collected their empties at the local range for years). This can include lighting and position. Today, the 10mm cartridge is making a comeback in many areas: hunting, plinking, target shooting, self-defense and range training. Even with that compromise to the 10mm’s capabilities, the FBI and the public wanted a smaller format with less power. Neither are causing temporary PTSD, but then again, I’m shooting both calibers from full-size, all steel pistols. The 10 mm auto was measured to have delivered muzzle energy of 550 ft lb. ... 10mm Auto. The 10mm auto cartridge with a height of 0.992" has an average speed of 1199 fps from a 6" barrel and has an average 546 foot pounds per square inch of energy, while the 40 Smith & Wesson has a height of 0.85" travels around 1074 fps from a 6" barrel and has an average 423 foots pounds per square inch. A stout load, too. If youâre looking to do major damage and have larger expansion on a target, opt for the 10mm. Which ammunition cartridges have the … JHP: Cor Bon 150 gr. Ballistics. 120 gr defender 682 ft/ibs, What’s not to like- no new gun, hunting or defense too, When WE retired from South Florida to East Tennessee last winter, I was looking forward to perhaps partaking in some hiking the Appalachian Trail and other outdoor activities. Barrel Length – 4.02 in. In physics this means it has more kinetic energy and the cartridge has a flatter trajectory than the .45 ACP. Velocity at 100yds: 917 fps . After looking at the ballistics of both calibers, we see that the 10mm has more kick. Optimal 10mm Uses You can also find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. I have done it – it works. Donât waste your time debating this or thatâ¦. 1.2. If you load the 10mm and the .357 Magnum to their full potential you’ll find they are pretty similar in terms of energy while same weight .357 Magnum bullets have higher sectional density; a key component in penetration. .45 Super gives similar ballistics and doesn’t take a new and expensive gun, just different springs and extractor tuning! Taking all that into consideration, here are optimal 10mm uses: Letâs be honest, no one likes recoil. 170 controlled fracture 590 ft/lbs Stopping power is the ability of a weapon – typically a ranged weapon such as a firearm – to cause a target (human or animal) to be incapacitated or immobilized. It’s more, but not a night and day comparison. This means that self-defense situations are better fitted with the 9mm. I tested a pile of the excellent Sig Sauer V-Crown from a Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite and measured average actual velocity of 1,186.3 feet per second. Glock Gen 4 Model 19 9mm. Glock 20 GEN 4 10mm with three 15 round mags MFR#: PG2050203 UPC: 764503802034 This is the only ammo tested that exceeded 700 Foot-Lbs of muzzle energy. The article and the 10MM. With muzzle energy of 550 ft/lbs and a magazine capacity of 15 rounds, this 10mm is your reliable companion on every hunt. While both are going to give off recoil, the 10mm is going to be more noticeable. muzzle energy, and 180 grain slugs at 1300 fps with 700 ft-lbs. To put those numbers in perspective, a lighter pistol like the .45 ACP Springfield Armory XD-S socks you with 8.15 foot-pounds of recoil energy. So, taken in context, if you’re cool with a .45, a 10mm isn’t going to make you run for your safe space. Even the larger and heavier Glock 17 Gen 4 will deliver 5.65 foot-pounds of recoil energy thanks in part to higher velocity generated from its longer barrel. The difference in advertised muzzle energy between the .357 Magnum and the 10mm Auto is about 50 ft/lbs, where .357 Magnum is the more powerful cartridge of the two. Stopping power contrasts with lethality in that it pertains only to a weapon's ability to make the target cease action, regardless of whether or not death ultimately occurs. The 10mm shares case diameter with the .40 Smith & Wesson, so in theory, pistol capacity can be the same in a double-stack design. 9mm Ballistics. Does it do the job you want it to? Especially if youâre in a high-stress situation. Reactions: MNfarmer, Gary, Jape and 4 others. Learn more about Armscor ammunition here. Such an outlandish calculation error is beyond believable, even by the liberal MSM. In this scenario, the .357 Mag displays a 22% increase in muzzle energy, but also has a 40g decrease in bullet mass as well as decreased sectional density [SD]. How utterly miserable life would be if we only had one type of pickup truck, lawn tractor, 80s band, or Chia Pet character? Why don’t we advocate for the 10mm for what it can do, not what it can’t. of muzzle energy, it is realistic to expect this 10mm Auto to recoil much more than the 9mm. And it’s still enough to deliver proper terminal ballistics. The .45 ACP TRP firing a 230-grain bullet at 880 feet per second generates 5.43 foot-pounds of energy. With 200 more ft. lbs. almost always light Noslers (135gr in 10mm, 115gr in .357 Sig) from Underwood Ammo (or the same weight projectiles in Sierra from Double Tap Ammo). Sure it’s got the plastic [adjustable] sights but a 3.5# trigger. No big surprise there. For the 10mm Auto folks that use this baby in their hunt, this is the way to go. This is the reason that the 10mm auto round is commonly used by security outfits like the FBI. RIFLE BALLISTICS. Itâs not a coincidence that the FBI has chosen 9mm as their service caliber. However, I’ve not yet found a comfortable holster for that beast. This gun comes to you in the neglected caliber of 10mm. Ammo manufacturers responded with 10mm Lite rounds, which in essence dropped the power all the way down to the equivalent of today’s really hot 40 S&W loads (around 550 ft/lbs of energy at the muzzle). (1172 avreage max velocity) So being the NRA INSTRUCTOR that I am, I wanted a good caliber that… Read more ». The muzzle energy for the 180 is 662 ft/lbs at max load. The larger and faster 10mm will give 624 foot-pounds of muzzle energy when sending a 180-grain bullet at 1,250 fps, while the .40 S&W drops that figure to … Whatâs cheaper? Roughly equivalent in ballistics to the lower end of .41 Magnum, and more powerful than the tried and true.357, it’s an interesting option for a carry gun. Looking at the research from the last few decades, there doesn’t seem to be any proven correlation between muzzle energy and bullet effectiveness. If the mass, m, is in grams and the speed, v, is in kilometres per second, the calculated muzzle energy, Ek, will be in kilojoules. of muzzle energy. The 10mm Fed affair didn’t last long as the recoil was a bit stiff and the pistol size too large to meet the agency objective of standardizing on a single handgun for everyone. It doesn’t sound like much, but when you’re trying to design a pistol grip fits all hand sizes, that extra distance required makes things tricky. This is yet another indicator that 10mm may not be suitable for hunting larger CPX2 class game and definitely not suitable for CPX3 class game. 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