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Synonyms for .45 caliber

of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures forty-five hundredths of an inch in diameter

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Our standard service handgun cartridge was the rimless .45 ACP for use in the 1911.
1911 COMMANDER MANUFACTURER Taurus taurususa.com TYPE Recoil-operated autoloader CALIBER .45 ACP MAGAZINE CAPACITY 8 rounds BARREL LENGTH 4.25 in.
ACCURACY RESULTS | AEGIS ELITE CUSTOM OI Bullet Muzzle .45 ACP Weight (gr.) Velocity (fps) Winchester Super Clean JSP 160 1,047 Hornady Critical Defense 185 1,035 Browning FMJ 185 918 SIG V-Crown JHP 200 957 Remington FMJ 230 832 Standard Avg.
As additional proof the idea of a .45 ACP revolver was a good one, note the fact Colt kept the caliber as an option until New Service production ceased in 1944.
Officially the 4595TS, the .45 ACP Hi-Point carbine is available in woodland, desert digital, pink camouflage and basic black.
NYPD officers have been required to carry 9mm unless they're grandfathered with .38s from before 1993 or so; Chicago seems to be running 9mm at the Academy but authorizes 9mm as well as .40 S&W, .45 ACP and grandfathered .38 Special for primary service handguns; and Las Vegas Metro gives officers their choice of 9mm, .40 or .45.
It has much the same ballistics as the .45 ACP and has more stopping power than the 9-mm.
The .45 ACP has benefited greatly from updated loadings that surpass the traditional 230-grain/850-fps hardball (fully jacketed) load in efficiency and versatility.
TAC ULTRA FS 1911 MAKER: Rock Island Armory (775) 537-1444 CALIBER: .45 ACP, CAPACITY: 8 BARREL LENGTH: 5", OAL: 8.75" WEIGHT: 2.82 lbs.
The new Black Belt .45 ACP ammo performed well, definitely within the self-defense standard of 4.25 Inches at 25 yards.
Iver Johnson's Eagle XLC is an 8-capacity pistol in 10mm and .45 ACP. Its frame and 1911-long slide are made from 1045 Steel while the 6" barrel is 4140 Steel.
To test this, I selected a Les Baer Heavyweight Monolith 1911 in .45 ACP, a Ransom Rest and one of my go-to loads: an Oregon Trails 200-grain lead semi-wadcutter and a charge of VihtaVouri N-310.
SERPA holsters are also available for the FNH FNS 9/40, SIG SAUER P250/P320, full-size and compact pistols chambered in 9mm/.40 S&W/.45 ACP/.357 Magnum, CZ 75/75B/75 SP-01 Shadow/85B in 9mm/.40 S&W and the EAA Witness TA 95 chambered in .45 ACP.
In Director Sam Peckinpah's classic western "The Wild Bunch" (1969), the principal character, "Pike Bishop," played by William Holden, carries what appears to be a Colt Model 1911 .45 ACP. In fact, the gun's not a Colt at all, nor is it a .45.
It covers every handgunning task from small-game hunting (see Layne Simpsons report on converting a .45 ACP 1911 to .22 LR elsewhere in this issue) through competition shooting to everyday carry (see Layne s other report in this issue on Springfield's new micro-1911).