38 Super Ballistics Vs 45 Acp

Colt   .38 Super  1911 The .38 Super, also known as .38 Superauto or .38 Super Auto, is a pistol cartridge that fires a .356-inch-diameter (9.04 mm) bullet. The Super was introduced in the late 1920s as a higher pressure.

I favor .45 ACP mostly because I have one.

and I have one mosly because I favor it most of all Pistols. If I had an old Colt .38 Super, I'd probably favor them about equally, if according to each their respective merits.

A short time back, I reviewed the excellent Wilson Combat Sentinel Compact 1911 in .38 Super.If you missed that review, suffice it to say that gun is the most impressive custom 1911 I have reviewed to date.

This is a discussion on 38 Super vs 45ACP? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Going to buy a Dan Wesson Guardian. What are the pros and cons of a 38 super vs 45acp? I am talking ballistics for ccw, not price of ammo.

45 ACP Ballistics Chart. There is such a variety of pistols in public use that we will not determine what guns are compatible with which loads. It is up to you to determine the compatibility of any ammo with your particular pistols. To determine whether or not they are +P or +P+ rated, Call you manufacturer.

Today on Kentucky Ballistics we shoot some 10% ballistic gel with 10mm and 45 ACP + P. I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching! Ammunition used.

Some 1911s can be very finicky depending on the ammunition you use, while others can run flawlessly.

Available in both 9mm, .38 Super, and .45 ACP, it is available in a brushed stainless or a matte.

45 ACP round that feeds that firearm.

on a blow-back operated semi-automatic pistol in .38 (the dimensions of this round were very similar to today’s .38 Super). Since Browning already had a 230.

Meet Colt’s M1971 Pistol: A M1911 on Steroids (That Flopped?) – 38 Super and .45 ACP. The former two calibers allow the use of a double.

capacity compared to the 1911 eliminates the need for troops to carry additional ammunition. The technical report on the.

WANAMASSA, NJ (August 2013) – Eagle Imports announces the arrival of SPS high capacity magazines for .38 Super, 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP MAC 3011, SPS Pantera and Vista and Para-Ordnance pistols. The.

38Super vs 45ACP? Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by IMTHDUKE, Nov 16, 2016. Going to buy a Dan Wesson Guardian. What are the pros and cons of a 38 super vs 45acp? I am talking ballistics for ccw, not price of ammo.

The .40 S&W was developed specifically for law enforcement needs. It fires rimless, .40 inch (10.16mm) diameter bullets. The .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) uses bullets with diameters of .452 inches (11.5mm). The energy of the .40 S&W exceeds standard-pressure .45 ACP loadings, generating between 350-foot-pound (470 J) and 500-foot-pound (680 J) of energy, depending on bullet weight.

A Big First for Walther: The PPQ 45 Pistol – 38 and.

of definitive firearm and ammunition data. Stoeger was an important importer of European arms, including the products of Germany’s Walther. In its day, the P.38 was a milestone pistol, so a.

There is a misconception that the .38 Special is an adequate defensive caliber, yet the 9mm is considered puny. Lets look at the facts to put an end to this myth.

How Does .38 Super Compare to 9mm? Of late I see this question being asked more and more frequently rather than the perpetual 9mm vs. .45 ACP debates and questions.

Reloading Blazer Brass 45 Acp Want the best .45 ACP ammo for home defense? We cover FBI tests that cover penetration and expansion. Plus our favorite picks for range and plinking ammo to save you money. My go to brand for range shooting ammo. Sometimes ends up cheaper than Blazer and is great brass to reload. High quality once fired

Lyman’s new Ammo Checkers check the quality and consistency of both.

Handgun Ammo Checker (#7833000) MSRP: $29.95 Fits: (380 Auto, 9mm Luger, 38 Super, 40 S&W, 45 ACP, 38/357, 44 Spl, Mag, and 45.