What is the maximum effective range of a 10mm?

Most 10mm shooters agree that 200yds for most game is the limit. For most folks, the “effective range” is similar to other handgun rounds, from Zero to perhaps 50 yards.

Is a 10mm more powerful than a 40?

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 400 foot-pounds with its 1,000 fps velocity, making for a rather significant difference.

Is a 10mm or 45 more powerful?

10mm is the better woods cartridge. It offers more power than . 45 ACP (though . 45 Super equals it) and has a flatter trajectory; even .

Can you hunt with a 10 mm?

But when you’re headed into the backcountry (or live there), the 10mm is ideal for a variety of hunting pursuits and to defend yourself from both animal and human predators. The most powerful factory-loaded handgun cartridge that still fits into a service pistol-sized semiauto is the 10mm.

Is a 10mm carbine good for deer hunting?

The 1095TS makes a great close-range deer rifle. By lengthening the barrel to 17.5 inches, the already powerful 10mm cartridge builds considerably more down-range energy. The 32-inch overall length makes the rifle perfect for deer hunters who prefer to spend their time in a ground blind.

Can you use 40s&W in 10mm?

Absolutely! The . 40 S&W is identical to the 10mm save for length. All modern autopistols save for the FiveseveN use “controlled feed” where the cartridge rim is pushed up “under” or “behind” the extractor hook during the feed cycle.

Can you shoot 9mm in a 10mm?

The short answer is “no.” A longer answer is that a 9mm round cannot be fired safely from a 10 mm gun even if the round can somehow be fired. In most cases, a 9mm round will not chamber properly in a 10mm gun, and the improper chambering will likely keep the firing pin from striking the primer and firing the round.

Is the 10mm Auto ballistics cartridge any good?

The 10mm is a hard hitting cartridge that will take care of business assuming you can find the ammo. Check out the videos and ballistic data below. *Casing image above is an artist rendering and not a real photo of 10mm Auto Ballistics cartridge.

Is the 10mm Auto a good round?

Ballistics and Drop for the 10mm Auto. The 10mm Auto is a round that was created back in 1982 as a Swedish round, and it never really has caught on very mainstream here in the United States, but it’s a fairly hard hitting quality round nonetheless.

How dangerous is a 10mm pistol?

The 10mm can be considered dangerous while in a home defense environment. Because of its deep penetration, exit velocity can still be dangerous. Where the 10mm excels most is out in the field on hunting situations.

Does the Ro elite operator 10mm really push out some power?

I set up a 32″-deep batch of ballistic gelatin and set about running all three loads through the RO Elite Operator 10mm. I was very impressed with the performance of all three loads and found that the 10mm does really push out some power. The author set up 32″ of ballistic gel for the testing.