Popular Pistol Cartridges (FREE PREVIEW)

We go over the most popular pistol cartridges:

  • .22 LR: super small round, not suitable for self-defense
  • .380: bigger, but best for backup guns
  • 9mm: aka 9x19mm, 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum
  • .45 ACP: big slow bullet
  • .38 Special: standard revolver round
  • .357 Magnum: souped-up .38 Special with longer casing and more gunpowder

And of course...some rifle rounds:

  • .223/5.56: AR-15 round
  • 7.62x39mm: AK-47 round
  • 7.62x51mm/.308: Larger NATO round
  • .50 BMG: it's big

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