Winchester Ranger 40 SW rounds are of the highest quality and are priced so shooting the .40 S&W load is no problem to stock up on for your local department. The .40 caliber Smith and Wesson bullets are 180 grain and have a Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) around lead core construction. These bullets are in reloadable, new, heavy wall, non-corrosive Boxer primed, strong brass cases. The muzzle velocity of these rounds is 1000-feet per second, and they come in a pack of 10 with 50 cartridges in each box. The total number of rounds in the case is 500, so you’ll be ready for your next police training class. Get a few cases for your department qualification courses now.
In 1990, the .40 S&W round was developed as a compromise between 9x19mm Parabellum and Jeff Coopers favorite 10mm cartridge. During that period, the 10mm had become quite popular with Federal Agencies, but some FBI agents could not work with the bigger, faster 10mm round and the recoil it produced. They determined they wanted a round that could impart similar damage, but without the significant recoil. Then, the FBI requested that S&W to carry the project to the finish line, and they did... soon after the .40 S&W hit market.
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Review by Robert
I purchased this ammo mainly for the sale price . . . but I was very surprised when I fired some at the range today. I have never shot a 2 inch 10 shot group with any of the other brands of ammo I've used (American Eagle, PMC, even Speer Gold Dot).
Weapon is a Sigsauer P229 0.40 cal
Distance was 20 yards fired from a bench rest. Other ammo fired for comparison was 155 and 165 gr round neither of which matched the accuracy of this 180 gr round when fired under the same conditions. Clean burning and accurate! great day!
(Posted on 7/19/13)
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