.22 LR vs .380 Auto (9mm Browning Short)

.22 LR vs .380 Auto (9mm Browning Short)

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.22 LR

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.380 Auto (9mm Browning Short)

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.22 LR

About The .22 Long Rifle Ammo, or simply the 22 LR Ammo, is a 22 caliber rimfire cartridge created in the United States. The .22 Long Rifle Ammo is used in multiple rifles, pistols, smoothbore shotguns, revolvers, and submachine guns. This bullet is considered to be the most common type of cartridge in the market and is widely used for both target shooting and hunting. The .22 Long Rifle Ammo is extremely popular amongst both the novices and the experts because of the low mild recoil it offers and the low levels of noise it creates, making it perfect for repetitive shooting. The overall length of the .22 Long Rifle Ammo is 25.4mm, and the bullet diameter of this cartridge is 5.7mm. The lightest variant of the .22 Long Rifle Ammo is a 30-grain bullet that can travel at a velocity of 1,640 feet per second while creating an energy level of 191 ft.lbf.  Manufacturer The .22 Long Rifle Ammo originated in the United States in 1884. It was designed and developed by the Union Metallic Cartridge Company.  Uses  The .22 Long Rifle Ammo is used mainly for hunting tiny pests and vermin, sports target shooting, plinking, and an inexpensive training session for the novices. Because the .22 Long Rifle Ammo can fit into tiny, concealable handguns and revolvers, it is also used for defense in many regions.

.380 Auto (9mm Browning Short)

About The .380 ACP Ammo is a rimless, straight walled cartridge designed for pistols introduced in the year of 1908. Ever since it was released into the market, it has been very popular in the self-defense department and has been widely used in numerous handguns. The .380 ACP Ammo is considered a misnomer since it doesn't strictly conform to cartridge naming conventions that are named against the bullet's diameter. Using the standard naming process, the .380 ACP Ammo should be named .355 ACP Ammo since it uses a cartridge .355 in diameter. The .380 ACP Ammo, because of its low blow-thrust, delivered a soft recoil to the shooter. The overall length of the .380 ACP Ammo is 25mm, while the bullet diameter measures 9mm. The 45-grain variant of the .380 ACP Ammo can travel at a velocity of 1,835 feet per second while creating an energy level of 337 ft.lbf.  Manufacturer John Browning designed the .380 ACP Ammo in 1908, and Colt's Manufacturing Company manufactured it in the same year.  Uses The .380 ACP Ammo has experienced a wide array of uses over the years. At least FIVE European nations picked it up as their standard pistol ammo before World War II. The .380 ACP Ammo is light and compact and delivers a short-ranged shot, creating less stopping power. The .380 ACP Ammo remains a popular cartridge for self-defense purposes. 

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