45 Acp Ballistics Test

This is a test of the .45 Hornady Critical Defense 185 gr. shot through a heavy jacket, T-Shirt, beef ribs and then finally into homemade gel. Test was done using a 5'' 1911 from about 7ft away. The gel was not calibrated, so I do not have penetration depth data.

CMMG’s GUARD Withstands the Mighty 450 SMC – 45 ACP.

testing, CMMG is proud to announce that the GUARD is safely rated for 450 SMC. For those unfamiliar with 450 SMC, Triton first conceived the cartridge in 2001. The design was ultimately.

45 Acp Ballistics – posted in Thompson Submachine Gun Message Board: I took my PK’d WH M1 to a nearby pistol range last night. The farthest targe was 50 ft. PK had reworked the L sight to be dead on @ 50 yds. Last night the gun was a little low @ 50 ft., using my standard round, 230 gr. FMJ Winchester Wally World white box. For you ballistics experts, Does that mean that the bullet hadn’t.

We compared a 9mm to a .45 in this side by side comparison of the two famous calibers. Which one performs better? Watch to find out!

Lucky Gunner tests more than 110 different 9mm, 45 ACP, 40 S&W and 380 ACP handgun self-defense ammunition loads in ballistic gel with analysis and video. Ballistics Testing in Plain English. Lucky Gunner Testing Standards. How to Read the Results. Ballistics Test Results.

Colt Silver Stallion 45 Acp A debate as old as Ford versus Chevy – with Video – The gun world has beat this dead horse until it is mostly dust. As with many things in life, this issue is a matter of personal preference. If you like the 1911 Colt .45 ACP, carry it in good. RARE Variation NIB SILVER

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handgun calibers for testing: .40 S&W, .45 ACP, 9mm Luger and .357 Magnum. While we waited for the ammunition to arrive we did a bit of research on SIG and their relatively new ammunition.

Liberty Ammunition Intros Civil Defense Line of 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP & .380 Auto Liberty Ammunition BRADENTON.

Liberty Ammunition Civil Defense 9mm rounds In testing the 9mm and .40 S&W ammo at.

Hard to Find Ranger T-Series 45 ACP ammo now in Stock! The T-Series (Talon) is designed to be one of Winchester’s highest performing loads with it’s nickel plated case, reverse taper jacket design, and reliable expansion through a variety of barriers.

45 ACP JHP Winchester Supreme Elite Bonded Ammo In Stock

Acknowledgements. We’d like to personally and specifically thank Pat Childs at Fin & Feather in Iowa City, as he not only helped get most of our ammunition and other supplies, he was the brilliant gunsmith who worked with us to make this insane project much more practical.Without his help all of this would have been much more difficult and perhaps impossible.

9mm Luger Ammo Testing & Ballistics Even though the recoil of the 9mm Luger is much less than the 40 S&W or 45 ACP, you will be surprised at the results on the business end. You will now understand why the 9mm Luger was adopted by NATO, the U.S. Military, and close to.

45 Acp Ballistics – posted in Thompson Submachine Gun Message Board: I took my PK'd WH M1 to a nearby pistol range last night. The farthest targe was 50 ft. PK had reworked the L sight to be dead on @ 50 yds.

.45cal Vs 9mm Ballistic Test | Ammo Comparison | Tactical Rifleman Throwback Thursday: The FBI Ammo Tests – The impact comes in the form of a far-reaching study of law enforcement ammunition that.

Originally, the test was to compare the 9 mm vs. the .45 ACP for the Bureau’s purposes, but it was expanded.

Review: Ruger Redhawk .45 ACP/.45 Colt Revolver – Before test firing this gun I checked in with the technicians at Ruger to verify ammunition compatibility for this revolver. The representative I met with said the company considers .45 ACP, .45 ACP.

62 thoughts on “ The Obsolete .45 ACP ” Rick February 18, 2013 at 3:20 pm. Firing a Sig with the .357 magnum is the best experience you can have with a handgun — as noted in an earlier post, a.

Acknowledgements. We'd like to personally and specifically thank Pat Childs at Fin & Feather in Iowa City, as he not only helped get most of our ammunition and other supplies, he was the brilliant gunsmith who worked with us to make this insane project much more practical.

The .45 ACP round is very accurate in most handguns, which has made it popular as a target round. The chamber pressure – less than 23,000 psi in most chamberings – is very moderate among the popular defensive calibers as well, meaning that .45 ACP pistols will often have long service lives.

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For accuracy testing we used a sandbag rest at 25 yards with the best group measuring slightly more than 2 inches. There were no malfunctions despite using a variety of hollow-point and.

The .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), or .45 Auto (11.43×23mm) is a handgun cartridge designed by John Browning in 1905, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic pistol.

Acknowledgements. We'd like to personally and specifically thank Pat Childs at Fin & Feather in Iowa City, as he not only helped get most of our ammunition and other supplies, he was the brilliant gunsmith who worked with us to make this insane project much more practical.

This is a discussion on *Test* Fiocchi .45acp 230gr Standard Pressure within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; 05-21-08 Firearm: Charles Daly 1911 FS 5" Ammunition: Fiocchi 230gr JHP Having had some extra money come my.

If you know of someone that has the means to make and test the bullets please let me know. My resources are limited, I am a retired safety director and have no formal training in ballistics but a 125.

Here's a test of the Hornady Critical Duty 220gr +p 45 ACP round in the Clear Ballistics FBI spec gel. Test fired from 10ft from a Gen3 Glock 21. Www.facebook.com/mrgunsngear. Www.twitter.com/mrgunsngear.

62 thoughts on “ The Obsolete .45 ACP ” Rick February 18, 2013 at 3:20 pm. Firing a Sig with the .357 magnum is the best experience you can have with a handgun — as noted in an earlier post, a Sig is like a fine watch.

Complete 45 ACP ammunition ballistics Chart. Compare all 45 ACP ammunition manufacturers on one easy to read chart. All the ballistics from all manufacturers, finally.

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.45 ACP Results in fps (2008). Click here for a Muzzle Energy graph for the 2008 tests in this caliber. barrel length. In addition to extensive discussion about ballistics to be found at many gun forums, here are some other great resources pertaining to ballistics testing you should check out.

By Jim Higginbotham. The .45 ACP is not a very powerful cartridge. Now that may come as a shock to those who are thinking “if this is an argument in favor of the .45 auto then I’d hate to see the other side”.