.40 S&W vs .45 ACP comparison. 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 stan.
.40 S&W pistols with standard (not extended) double-stack magazines can hold as many as 16 cartridges. While not displacing the 9mm Parabellum, the .40 S&W is commonly used in law enforcement applications in keeping with its origin with the FBI. Select U.S. special operations units have available
Glock Gun Battle Royal: Glock’s Model 19 vs. Model 23 (Which Is Better?) – Both are superb choices for an everyday carry (EDC) piece and both were made by the same company known for their guns’ reliability. In a recent article, we compared two Glock pistols both chambered.
Cz 85 40 S&w Tested: SIG Sauer P220 10 mm Pistol – 40 S&W cartridge came along to fill the medium autopistol gap between. means a total of 25 groups. Those groups averaged 1.85" at 25 yds. The best single group was a 1.06" cluster fired with. This is the 75B chambered in .40 S&W The E-lander CZ 85
EDC Magazine & Grip Extension for all Glock 9mm and 40 S&W double stack magazines. Extends capacity by 3 rounds in either 9mm or 40 S&W. Extra power magazine spring is not required, but you have an option to add for extra spring pressure if you so desire.
So if you compare the actual 9mm vs 40 S&W vs 45 ACP “stopping power” (incapacitation) numbers, it boils down to a measly 4%. Like I said, I’d only give larger bullets a TINY edge. It’s probably closer than that because of the effect being shot sometimes has on people. Again from the same article:
40 S&W, a handgun caliber developed specifically for law enforcement.
Either pistols would be suitable for everyday carry (EDC) because there isn’t a big discrepancy between their weights — and.
It's only the aftermarkets though; the mags from S&W feed perfectly. I felt that the .40 and 9mm were evenly matched in my mind (tbh I'm more proficient in 9mm), that was just the one tiny thing that pushed me personally toward .40 for this one.
This is a discussion on Recommendation for 40 S&W EDC Ammo within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I have been out of the shooting circle for about 10 years. I recently moved to free state of Texas and just received my CHL.
That’s right: they’re all single stack 9mm autos, and they’re each a perfectly viable option for concealed carry or EDC as well. But there’s one.
but their budget model is the CW9 in 9mm (or the.
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The Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield EDC M2.0™ Thumb Safety, W/ Crimson Trace Laser, 9MM offers an 18 degree grip angle for natural point of aim, incorporates the design features of the M&P line of firearms, a striker-fire for short consistent trigger pull every time, and 2 magazines: one with extended capacity for full grip.
So for a 40 cal pistol, the Shield is small enough to conceal, but offers significant stopping power. As I mentioned, this particular pistol is a .40 cal. Smith and Wesson also makes the M&P Shield in 9mm, but because our ammo stores are .40 cal, we went with the .40 cal. The .40 comes with a single stack 6 or 7 round magazine.
If one looks for reasons to bitch, reasons can be found. But why not be happy that the very capable .40 S&W is available and another good choice for handgun defense? If 9mm, 10mm, .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum and .45 Auto ammo isn’t available, and .40 S&W ammo is, I’m not going to gripe and look for things to dislike about the .40.
The Tristar C100 in .40 S&W is going to be my new dedicated carry pistol for the foreseeable future. It has been a long time that I have been planning to add the .40 S&W back into my life.
Drayton Collingwood from Houston, Texas send in his Summer EDC for consideration and comment. He builds it on a SIG P320 in .40 S&W. He does not disclose his method of carry for us though. Probably not Mexican, but who knows! In addition to the gun, he's got one of those Benchmade.
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Me and my bro shooting our pistols and a little look at our rifles. Beretta 96a1,fn fnx40, ruger gunsight scout rifle, Marlin mr7.
Armscor 40 S&w Ammo MIT Study: New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu Airports Likeliest to Contribute to Pandemic Growth – But a new study by researchers in MIT’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) shifts the focus to the first few days of an epidemic, determining how likely the 40 largest U.S. Cz 85 40 S&w Tested: SIG
We see a lot of GLOCKs used for EDC but not many GLOCK 23s. The G23 is chambered in .40 S&W and has a 13 +1 capacity and remains concealable. Some may think .40 S&W is a dying cartridge, but it still has its followers – and it’s still a good cartridge.
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40 S&w 3 Inch Barrel Ballistics 40 S&W load and a .45 ACP +P topped with a 185-grain bullet. The now discontinued Colt Government .380 with a 3.25-inch barrel has been a family favorite for years. Having proven to be quite. Here's a test of the 180gr Speer Gold Dot, 180gr, Federal HST, Hornady Critical Defense, and 165gr Federal Tactical Bonded