First Look: CCI Blazer Brass 180-Grain 10 mm Auto Handgun Ammunition

posted on February 26, 2020

The 10 mm Auto pistol round was created in the mid-1980’s by Jeff Cooper, a legendary figure in American gun culture. The round was soon accepted by the FBI as their standard service cartridge and was chambered in a variety of different pistols. The 10 mm round has since been replaced in FBI use by other cartridges, but the round has gained new life in recent years for handgun hunting.

Because it expands on impact and delivers more energy to the target, a Jacketed Hollow Point (JHP) round is the preferred bullet type for hunting situations and defensive encounters. However, the cost of a JHP round makes them a poor choice for practice and target shooting.

Blazer by CCI Ammunition is rolling out a new line of Blazer Brass 10 mm Auto ammunition to help solve this problem. Its new 180-grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) gives you a more affordable option for high-volume practice and training, with all the power and punch you expect from the 10 mm Auto cartridge.  

New Blazer Brass 10 mm Auto uses a 180-grain FMJ bullet for accurate, realistic training. The round uses a reliable brass case and a non-corrosive, non-mercuric CCI primer for clean, reliable ignition and consistent ballistics. Accurate, consistent and American-made, it is an affordable ammunition option for the 10 mm pistol owner.

Blazer Brass 10 mm Auto 180-grain FMJ Features: 

  • Reloadable brass cases
  • Reliable cycling
  • FMJ bullet provides consistent accuracy for the range
  • CCI primer
  • 1,200 fps velocity at muzzle
  • 575 ft./lbs. energy at muzzle


MSRP for a 50 round box of Blazer Brass 10 mm Auto 180-grain FMJ is $22.99, and more information is available at


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