.40 S&W DoubleTap 180-grain Nosler JHP

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posted on December 6, 2011
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DoubleTap Ammunition is the only commercial ammo manufacturer I know of that loads Nosler target bullets for defensive purposes. This might sound like a bad idea, but if you drive these Nosler bullets fast enough, they expand very well and will chew up the inside of a gelatin block. Despite this load's nearly 1,100 fps velocity, it was not uncomfortable to shoot from a Glock 22 and was very accurate to boot.

Load MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
.40 S&W DoubleTap 180-grain Nosler JHP 1,081 14.25 .70 177

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