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#186368 - 11/15/17 03:36 PM Hunting with the 10mm
BKDinTexas
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Everybody is talking about, but no one seems to be actually doing it. (That could apply to a lot of things I guess). Is anyone hunting with this caliber regularly? I picked up a Sig 220 10mm and am debating on whether to keep it. I always seem to gravitate towards my 44s. Anyone?

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#186370 - 11/15/17 04:03 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: BKDinTexas]
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I helped a friend set up a Glock 40 to hunt deer with this year, but he didn't get any shots so there's no field report. Pick the right bullet/load and it should work well. His gun liked the Buffalo Barnes 155gn Barnes bullet at 1550fps with a 6.5" barrel.

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#186371 - 11/15/17 04:10 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: karl]
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I have a Glock 10 long slide with a vortex red dot on it and love it. Killed a few deer and a hog with it so far. Great caliber. Great gun. All quick kills. Using Underwood 200 grain JHP.
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#186379 - 11/15/17 09:05 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: Randy M]
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I bought the Remington long slide hunter, I shoot it with open sights, awesome accuracy out to 100 yards, using the Hornady 200 grain XTP, and the Nosler bullet , both with 200 grain bullets and 9 grains of Blue Dot.

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#186390 - 11/16/17 07:06 AM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: racksmasher1]
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I carry an EAA Witness as a sidearm when hunting. Have not been presented a chance to use it on a deer yet

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#186395 - 11/16/17 10:03 AM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: bullsi1911]
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I have killed a small deer with my G40 with HPR 180gr XTPs. I think they are around 1200fps (no chrono, yet)
Have to pick your shots, the one I killed was 40 yards and angling hard away. Good penetration with the bullets stopping under the far shoulder.
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#186401 - 11/16/17 02:16 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: BKS]
BKDinTexas
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Think I will just force myself to try it. I always grab the 44 because it's tried and true, but I think I will give the Sig a chance this season. Should be a cull Sika buck in it's near future.


Edited by BKDinTexas (11/16/17 02:16 PM)

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#186413 - 11/16/17 09:20 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: BKDinTexas]
racksmasher1
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Put it in the pocket!= little white packages.

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#186414 - 11/16/17 09:56 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: racksmasher1]
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The 10 is great use it you will be pleased with the results if you do your part.
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#186455 - 11/17/17 04:29 PM Re: Hunting with the 10mm [Re: Ramjet-SS]
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Have a Glock 20 long slide just waiting for opening day for firearms in Indiana
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