.40 S&W Remington 165-grain JHP

posted on February 1, 2011

Cartridges loaded with middleweight bullets, like the 165-grain .40-caliber options, are an attempt to balance the deep penetration of heavy bullets and the violent wounding of the fast moving, light-for-caliber bullets. That's exactly what Remington's 165-grain .40 S&W Golden Saber load does. Penetration is midway between what you will see with most 155- and a 180-grain bullets and so is expansion. If you cannot make up your mind, compromise and select a middleweight.

Load MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
.40 S&W Remington 165-grain Golden Saber 1,117 14.50 .67 165


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