How the S&W “Shorty Forty” came to be
357 Magnum, which is only .36 caliber and pushes bullet ... redesign new, stronger and slightly larger-framed semi-autos. Once the design problems were worked out, the marriage of high-cap semi-autos and a new cartridge with more power than a 9mm was ...
45 ACP v 9MM
OK hit me with your best shot (pun intended). I love the 45 but say with the right bullet the 9mm is equal to, provides more penetration and will give you more capacity than the 45acp. However; when the chips are down I just might take the 40sw.
The .357 SIG In Perspective
355″ 9mm bullet 1,350 to 1,450 fps out of a service pistol. Led by Delaware State Police, LE agencies started buying it. Today, there are more state police/highway patrols issuing the .357 SIG than issuing .45 ACP, and the .357 round is second only to
The Clash of the Cartridges: .357 Magnum vs. .45 ACP
In fact, the first Registered Magnum was sent to none other than J. Edgar Hoover prompting most of his agents to pick up the hot new round for themselves. In those days the .357 was hotter than today, with a 158 grain bullet ... for the .45 ACP (buy ...
125 Grain Hollow Point Bullet For .45 ACP?
45 ACP round at 1,450 fps would surpass the energy of a 400 Cor -Bon, a 10 mm , a.357 SIG, a 40 S&W, and of course equal the .357 in 125 grain. The .357 magnum does not throw a heavy bullet any better than a .45 ACP; a .357 180 grain (Sierra’s heaviest ...