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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-13-2010, 03:15 AM Thread Starter
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+P Ammo in S&W model 10-5?

Is it okay to run 125gr +P .38 spl ammo in my S&W model 10-5 2" .38?

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Re: +P Ammo in S&W model 10-5?

Should be okay in the newer ones, but I wouldn't make a point of overdoing it with +Ps.

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Re: +P Ammo in S&W model 10-5?

The Model 10-5 is a later model 10, and it is on a K-size frame will be fine with with the 125 +P loads.
with the 2 inch barrel and the cylinder gap, I doubt the +P are really going to get you anything more than a sharp muzzle blast. You can only burn so much power in 2 inches, and the cylinder.

My 2 inch S&W usually carries wadcutters for maximum punch.
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Re: +P Ammo in S&W model 10-5?

It will be fine. Most law enforcement agencies use +P in the newer S&W Model 10s. Some federal agencies use +P+.
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Re: +P Ammo in S&W model 10-5?

Check with manufacturer.

What is really going to be gained with +P ammo. Unless your are more than a backyard shooter.

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