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Pistol vs Carbine and differences in ammunition performance, updated.

Pistol vs Carbine differences ammunition performance, and it is enough to really matter? It is not feasible to always carry a carbine or rifle as a defensive weapon. Many prefer a pistol for day to day carry and understandably so. Is it worth the extra investment to have a carbine chambered in a handgun caliber […]

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Ballistic test of the .45 Auto,because they do not make a .46

Updated Would you believe there was a time when the .45 Auto was not a standard cartridge? Yea, me neither but it is true. The US Cavalry had been issued double action Colt revolvers chambered in .38 Long Colt in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The .38 Caliber round was less effective against enemies […]

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Ballistic test .45 Auto pistol vs carbine.

Ballistic test .45 Auto pistol vs carbine. A few years ago I published the differences in 9mm Luger ammunition performance when fired from a pistol and carbine. You can read that article by following this link.┬áNow I have finished the Hi-Point carbine in .45 Auto review and the new Ruger ARX defensive ammunition I thought […]

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