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  .45 ACP - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The US Cavalry, based on testing in battle, decided that existing.38 caliber pistol cartridges appearing in the early 1900s were not adequate enough to replace the current cavalry revolver, a.45 Colt Single Action Army.
The resulting.45 ACP cartridge is similar in performance to the.45 SandW cartridge, and thus slightly less powerful than the.45 Colt cartridge.
Even in its full metal jacket form the.45 ACP cartridge is very effective against targets that do not wear body armour, because the large bullet has a tendency to expand when it hits bone.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/.45   (746 words)

 9 mm Luger - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Based upon his earlier 7.65 mm Luger pistol cartridge, Georg Luger designed the 9 mm Luger cartridge at the German company Deutschen Waffen-und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) and presented a 9 mm version of his Pistole Parabellum to the British Small Arms Committee in 1902 via Vickers Limited.
The cartridge was created simply by removing the bottleneck of the 7.65 mm Luger cartridge resulting in a straight-walled rimless cartridge.
The 9 mm Parabellum cartridge has been manufactured by, or for, more than 70 different countries and, today, has become the world’s standard pistol cartridge, being the standard pistol caliber for NATO and the militaries of most countries of the world.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/9mm   (776 words)

 .45 Colt - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The.45 Colt cartridge was introduced by Colt in 1873 for the famous "Peacemaker" single action revolver.
The US army adopted the cartridge in 1875 and it remained in use until 1892, when it was replaced by the.38 Long Colt.
Because of this, the.45 Long Colt was the most used cartridge of its time, preceded by the.44-40.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=870819   (270 words)

 Handgun, magnum handgun, handgun techniques   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The DC handgun ban was enacted in 1976 and upheld by an appeals court in 1978.
Handgun By limiting handgun purchases to one per person per month, a gunrunner is unable to.
Handgun For new shooters, if the steel is giving you a hard time, find a seasoned, experienced shooter and ask what excuses the use for a situation such as yours.
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 9mm Information - Online Prescription Medication Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Based upon his earlier 7.65 mm Parabellum pistol cartridge, Georg Luger designed the 9 mm Luger cartridge at the German company Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken, and presented a 9 mm version of his Luger pistol to the British Small Arms Committee in 1902 via Vickers.
The initial cartridge was created by removing the bottleneck of the 7.65 mm Luger cartridge resulting in a tapered rimless cartridge.
Many police departments that use 9 mm rounds in their handguns switched to this weight after the investigation of the FBI shootout in Miami in 1986, because the lighter 7.4 g (114 gr) loading used by the officers was found to be less effective than a heavier load like 124 gr.
www.prescriptiondrug-info.com /drug_information_online.asp?title=9mm   (953 words)

 State Gun Laws :: New Jersey
State law requires every handgun to be sold with a police-approved child-safety lock to make it easier for gun owners to lock up their weapons.
Although the state does keep a record on handgun transfers, there is no state system to automatically identify and disarm felons and other prohibited people who bought guns legally in the past, but later committed a crime or otherwise became ineligible to keep possession of their firearms.
Handgun buyers are permitted to buy one handgun per permit, while buyers of rifles and shotguns may purchase an unlimited number of those weapons.
www.bradycampaign.org /legislation/state/viewstate.php?st=nj   (1795 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/.45 ACP
The resulting.45 caliber cartridge, named the.45 ACP, is similar in performance to the.45 S&W cartridge, and only slightly less powerful (but significantly shorter) than the.45 Colt cartridges the Cavalry was using.
Another drawback for large-scale military operations is the cartridge's large size, weight and greater material costs in manufacturing compared to the 9 mm Parabellum cartridge.
This means the cartridge is loaded to a somewhat higher maximum pressure level than SAAMI standard, generating more velocity and muzzle energy.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/.45_ACP   (1171 words)

 Gap Resources & Information - the gap
It 45 gap is based on the.45 ACP pistol cartridge, but is shorter--the same overall length as a 9 mm Luger or.40 SandW.
The gap kids.45 GAP cartridge was designed by GLOCK deals gap to be used in the medium frame sized GLOCK age gap relationships 37 pistol.
Since nearly all semi-automatic pistols store cartridges in the grip, the smaller overall length allows a smaller grip diameter which means that even a double-column pistol can have a grip that is easily handled by most adults.
www.bizhisto.com /Biz-Retail-Companies-El---Gb/Gap.html   (660 words)

The M1911 is a single action, semi-automatic handgun, chambered for the.45 ACP cartridge.
It was designed by John Browning, and was the primary standard-issue handgun in the combat arm of the United States Armed Forces officially from 1911 to 1985.
The Armed forces were adopting new firearms at a phenomenal rate — several new handguns and two all new service rifles (the M1892/96/98 Krag and M1895 Navy Lee) rifles, as well as a series of revolvers by Colt and Smith & Wesson for the Army and Navy just in that decade.
www.thelegalreport.com /M1911   (2799 words)

 Buying A Handgun
For example, a 9mm handgun has rifling in the barrel that is 9mm in diameter and fires a bullet that is nominally 9mm in diameter.
The difference between a $500 handgun and a $1,000 handgun may be minor as far as function and reliability goes, but I can assure you that the difference between a $100 piece of junk and a $500 handgun is significant.
In the case of handguns primarily, because of the way the human arm is hinged at the elbow and wrist, recoil causes the gun to be pushed back and the muzzle to rise upwards.
www.craigcentral.com /handguns.asp   (15493 words)

 Handgun Effectiveness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Handgun Effectiveness is a measure of the stopping power of a handgun, its ability to incapacitate a hostile target as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Handguns fire their projectiles at a significantly lower velocity than rifles.
The current handgun cartridge in use by the U.S. Army and NATO is the 9 mm Luger.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Handgun_Effectiveness   (944 words)

 List of firearms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is long flat list, mainly of firearms, including the usual machine guns, rifles and shotguns, but also some other man-firable weapons such as mortars and grenade launchers.
List is not complete, many models are multiple times, and there numerous misnamed variants.
Major variants are listed for many and but not at all for others.
www.gogoglo.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_firearms.html   (239 words)

 Magnum Resources & Information - magnum
Based upon their earlier.38 Special revolver cartridge, ruger 10/22 magnum the.357 Magnum cartridge was introduced in magnum magnum 4d force 1934 32 magnum and its use has since become widespread.
This 7mm weatherby magnum hornady 357 magnum sako 222 remington magnum cartridge is a very good self-defense round and has about as much man stopping power as any handgun round available.
The.357 Magnum cartridge is not to be confused 22 magnum rifles with the.357 Sig cartridge designed for automatic pistols.
www.bizhisto.com /Biz-Retail-Companies-M/Magnum.html   (317 words)

 Readers Choice Pistol Cartridges
Most readers have probably noticed that in the "Handgun Cartridges" section of the Handgun Information Page there are articles about virtually all of the popular pistol cartridges in widespread use in the United States and the world, as well as many of the less popular numbers.
These are the cartridges whose articles have gotten the most page views on Guns and Shooting Online during the last complete year for which I have statistics; the cartridges in which the greatest number of you, the readers, have been most interested.
A fine hunting cartridge, the.357 Magnum is also the top "one shot stop" defensive cartridge and the most powerful handgun cartridge that most shooters have a reasonable chance of mastering.
www.chuckhawks.com /readers_choice_pistol_cartridges.htm   (825 words)

Handgun cartridges that don’t make a value of at least 50, should not considered for self-defense.
If the rating of your handgun cartridge is under 30, it only has about a 30% chance of producing a one shot stop.
Because of the impracticality of training for head shots, this examination of handgun wounding relative to law enforcement use is focused upon torso wounds and the probable results.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/849728/posts   (9757 words)

 GNR Wildcat Cartridges
This cartridge was developed for use in the Encore handgun but works even better in the Encore rifle.
The cartridge on the right is 450 GNR - see blow) This one is form from 348 case full length necked up to 416.
A true 510 caliber, this cartridge is 1/10 of an inch shorter than the 500 Linebaugh and brass is available.
www.reedercustomguns.com /information/GNR_cartridges.htm   (1568 words)

 handgun hunting
My handgun hung on a nail in front of me. Out of the corner of my eye I spotted a fl form stepping out from under my stand and heading back into the woods.
It operates at a mean average pressure of 65,000 psi, the same as the hottest of the new magnum rifle cartridges.
One attraction of handgun hunting is the firearms are so much easier to carry, which makes me favor a lightweight gun.
www.nrapublications.org /TAH/handgun_hunting.asp   (1446 words)

 Handgun Hunter Magazine
As handgun actions get stronger and shooters get more power hungry, it is getting increasingly more common to see larger caliber such as 30-06 Springfield (and much bigger) chambered in handguns.
It also works the opposite way with handgun cartridges that are chambered in rifles, such as the.44 Magnum.
Some large cartridges like the Ultra Mags would barely even notice a variation of this amount but in the Hornet it is enough to go from a starting load to maximum.
www.handgunhunt.com /tech/t22/index.html   (4082 words)

 List of handgun cartridges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flat list of handgun cartridges, loosely in order of increasing caliber:
2 mm Kolibri - At 2.7 mm, the smallest commercially available centerfire cartridge ever made.
Table of pistol and rifle cartridges (by year)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_handgun_cartridges   (324 words)

 Looking for a picture of different handgun ammo - THR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
You can use their cartridge comparison to show any case you desire.
You might also explain to him that the only thing they have in common is that they are both self contained metallic cartridges.
Besides, when fired from handguns, the 9x19 is roughly 4 times as powerful as the.22 LR.
www.thehighroad.org /showthread.php?t=160203   (322 words)

 Bibliography of Cartridge and Ammunition Books
The Central-fire Cartridge before the Law Courts, the Government, and the Public: showing who introduced the system into England, who has improved it, who has benefited by it, and who ought to be rewarded for it.
Development of the Henry cartridge and self-contained cartridges for the toggle-link Winchesters: from powder and ball to the self-contained metallic cartridge.
Cartridges for the Springfield Trap-door Rifles and Carbines, 1865 — 1898.
www.cartridgecollectors.org /bibliography.htm   (4280 words)

 List of weapons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are a bewildering array of weapons, far more than would be useful in list form.
List of crew served weapons of the US Armed Forces
List of weapons of the U.S. Marine Corps
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_weapons   (116 words)

 .45 ACP information information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The US Cavalry began looking in the early 1900s for a replacement for their revolver, which was a.45 Colt Single Action Army.
Because of this, the Cavalry decided that a minimum of.45 caliber was required in the replacement handgun.
Another drawback for large-scale military operations is the bullet's large size and greater material costs in manufacturing compared to the 9 mm Luger cartridge.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/.45_ACP   (871 words)

 Glock FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This same warning applied to other Glock handguns: the G-17, G-22 and G-31 are look-a-likes BUT are of different calibers, so is the G-20 and G-+21, or the G-26, G-27, and G-33, or the G-17L, G-24, G24C, or the G-34 and G-35, as is the G-29 and G-30.
I was reloading only handgun calibers when I bought my Dillon 550B, but now I'm thankful that I don't have to buy another press to reload 5.56 NATO and 30-06 Springfield ammo.
Thus, just dropping your loaded cartridge into your Glock's barrel is not enough in such situations - that tells you that you are within the maximum OAL for that cartridge, but you have to be sure that your cartridge is more than the minimum OAL for that powder/bullet combo.
www.ballisticreview.com /glockfaq.html   (10178 words)

 cartridges - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Handgun Hunting - TheFiringLine Forums
In the past a handgun had to produce a certain amount of ft-lbs @ 100 yards and meet some other strict specifications.
I have absolutely no experience with handgun hunting but it seems to be a popular topic in most of the gun magazines these days.
But since it is more of a hunting question than a handgun question by a small margin, I'll move it over to the Hunting forum.
www.thefiringline.com /forums/showthread.php?t=6264   (243 words)

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 Martial Arts Links
I do not list schools unless they have good informational content, have particular significance, or are located in Chicago.
This power minimum reflects the heritage of this modern sport, and mastering a full power handgun is considerably more difficult than shooting a light recoiling target pistol especially when the competitor is trying to go as fast as possible.
Except for peace officers, security personnel, and private detective agencies, handguns are generally not allowed in Chicago.
www.georgehernandez.com /h/xMartialArts/zLinks.htm   (8076 words)

 Gun Cartridges and Ammunition References
Many are available at a substantial discount over the list price (even with shipping charges factored in!).
A Handbook of Civil War Bullets and Cartridges By James Thomas and Dean Thomas.
Soviet Russian Postwar Military Pistols and Cartridges 1945 - 1986 History and Development of Imperial and Sovirt Russian Military Small Arms and Ammunition 1700 - 1986 Volume Sixteen By Frank Datig.
www.digitalpresence.com /histarch/ref/ammo.html   (280 words)

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