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 ...
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.
Handgun Caliber Comparison
There are more handgun calibers then you can shake a stick at, so I’m going to talk about the most common calibers here. First, what is a caliber? Caliber refers to the diameter of the bullet being ... 40 S&W, .357 Sig, .45 ACP, and
SOF Prefers 9mm over .45 Caliber
SEAL Teams mostly use the Sig Sauer 226. DEVGRU, or SEAL Team 6, does use Heckler & Koch .45 for special occasions when they need ... But that doesn’t mean they make a better choice for a military pistol caliber than the 9mm round – especially when ...