40 Cal Bullets

Looking for bulk 40 cal bullets for reloading? Once you’ve got the right ones, the rest is easy!

The packages for sale on this page are only the bullets. If you'd like loaded rounds ready to shoot, please visit our 40 cal ammo page here.

40 S&W bullets for reloading usually weigh between 125 and 180 grains, although heavyweight 200 grain bullets are also available. A good 40 S&W bullet is also a good 10mm bullet, making .400 diameter bullets a versatile investment. The 40 S&W’s max pressure is lower at 35,000 psi, giving it a muzzle velocity anywhere between approximately 985 and 1,300 fps. Load data for jacketed bullets, lead bullets, copper bullets, and frangible bullets are all readily available for this popular handgun cartridge. With the right powder for your bullet weight and some small pistol primers at your disposal, reloading your own 40 S&W is just a matter of work. (We like to play Joe Don Baker movies in the background while we practice our science at the reloading bench.)

You’ll want to be careful about reusing brass while reloading 40 S&W. It’s a powerful cartridge, so cases that aren’t properly supported by a semi-auto during ignition often wind up bulging. A common resizing die won’t fix bulging completely, but a specialized one like the Redding GR-X is able to.

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  1. Berry's 40 Cal Bullets 180 Grain Plated RS DS – 1000 Rounds

    $114.85

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    Cost Per Bullet 11.5¢ per bullet
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Bullet Caliber 10mm, 40 S&W
    Quantity 1000
    Bullet Type Plated Round Nose Flat Point
    Manufacturer Berry's
    Manufacturer SKU 9911

    Berry's bullets have earned a reputation for being affordable and consistent. These 40 S&W projectiles are 180 grains, copper-plated, Round Shoulder Double Struck (RSDS) and are a great choice for reliable range loads. Each projectile is swaged and plated to its final weight, then each bullet is re-struck to ensure consistent sizing and plating. These bullets will not foul your barrel like traditional cast lead projectiles and are more affordable than jacketed bullets.

    Widener's also offers a wide selections of primers, brass and powders to help you make the perfect load.

    Note: Plated Bullets are not recommended for velocities over 1200 feet-per-second

    **This is not loaded ammunition.**

    Customer Reviews

    Excellent service

    Ordering was easy. Delivery was fast and the product was as advertised. I will definitely order again.

    Review by Jordan (Posted on 10/8/2020)

    Not good in a Glock 20

    These bullets constantly fail to feed in a stock Glock 20 barrel. They feed OK in a KKM precision barrel, so-so in a Storm Lake barrel.

    Review by David (Posted on 9/12/2020)

    Bullets are great

    Bullets are great the only thing that upset me was when I was walking up the stairs at my apartment I kept finding random .40 cal bullets laying on the steps. After the trail of bullets I got my package and the box was spilling out bullets. I haven’t counted but hopefully I didn’t lose too many between shipping and and the arrival. Better packaging would be great
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    Review by Zach (Posted on 3/30/2019)

  2. Berry's 40 Caliber (.401 Diameter) 180 Grain Plated FP-DS – 1000 Count

    $119.85

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    Cost Per Bullet 12.0¢ per bullet
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Bullet Caliber 10mm, 40 Caliber, 40 S&W
    Quantity 1000
    Bullet Type Plated Flat Point
    Manufacturer Berry's
    Manufacturer SKU 33701

    Berry's bullets have gained a reputation for being reliable and consistent. These 180 grain 40 caliber Flat Point Double Struck (FP-DS) projectiles are swaged and copper-plated to their final weight. Berry's then re-strikes each round to ensure every bullet is evenly plated and 100% symmetrical. These copper plated flat points are more affordable that jacketed projectiles and are better on your barrel than traditional cast lead bullets.

    Note: Copper Plated projectiles are not recommended for velocities over 1,200 feet per second.

    Widener's also offers quality brass, primers and powders to help you make the perfect bench loads.

    **This is not loaded ammunition.**

    Customer Reviews

    Great bullet

    I've used this product many times. It always preforms fantastic.

    Review by Joe (Posted on 10/17/2021)

    Overall good

    The bullets are great. Would be even better if I could find small pistol primers.

    Review by Steve (Posted on 2/1/2021)

  3. Zero Bullets 40 S&W / 10mm Auto (.400" Diameter) 180 Grain FMJ-TC - 500 Projectiles

    $74.50

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    Cost Per Bullet 14.9¢ per bullet
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Bullet Caliber 10mm, 40 Caliber, 40 S&W
    Quantity 500
    Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket Truncated Cone (FMJTC)
    Manufacturer Zero Bullet
    Manufacturer SKU R143

    Save some cash when you create your own 10mm and .40 S&W rounds for practice and matches. These projectiles from Zero Bullets use proper copper jackets in a full metal jacket truncated cone (FMJ-TC) shape. Truncated cone style bullets are similar to a semi-wadcutter with a sloping ogive and flat nose which leaves nice clean holes in targets for clean scoring and group measurement. These bullets weigh 180 grains which is ideal for many recipes of both calibers. Zero Bullets is an Alabama manufacturer that has a great reputation for offering consistent projectiles at a low cost.

    Don't forget to check out Widener's great selection of pistol powders, while you're here!

    Customer Reviews

    Zero in with Zero brand bullets

    Have been quite happy with these and other Zero brand bullets I have used over the years. They make a high quality product at a reasonable price.

    Review by gunnermcleod (Posted on 5/8/2017)

  4. Zero Bullets 40 S&W (.400" Diameter) Bullets 200 Grain FMJ-TC – 500 Projectiles

    $75.00

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    Cost Per Bullet 15.0¢ per bullet
    Bullet Weight 200 Grain
    Bullet Caliber 10mm, 40 S&W
    Quantity 500
    Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket Truncated Cone (FMJTC)
    Manufacturer Zero Bullet
    Manufacturer SKU 144

    These bullets are great for making practice and match ammo for your 10mm Auto and .40 S&W pistols. These .400 inch diameter projectiles from Zero Bullets possess a full metal copper jacket (FMJ) and a truncated cone (TC) shape. FMJ-TC bullets are ideal for matches and practice because their overall shape allows for proper feeding while their flat noses leave easily discerned holes in paper and cardboard targets for easy scoring or group measurement. In addition, these rounds weigh in at 200 grains which is on the heavier side of either caliber and easily supported by widely available load data. Zero Bullets manufacture their products in Cullman, Alabama and are well-known to reloaders for their consistent quality.

    Be sure to check out Widener's great selection of pistol powders, while you're browsing.

    Customer Reviews

    Outstanding bullet and price

    I ordered these bullets just a few days ago and received them on 6-24-16. I loaded some up at three different powder charges of AA9 using once fired brass. At 10 yards the lowest loading gave me an average velocity of 1165fps for an energy level of 603ft/lbs. Holy cow! That should take care of about anything in the lower 48 states. Accuracy was outstanding; out of 5 shots at 10 yds 4 made one jagged hole and the 5th was just 1/8" away.

    Review by Mike G. (Posted on 6/26/2016)

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