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.357 SIG VS .380 Auto (9mm Browning Short)

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Gun Specifications

Specifications

.357 SIG

.380 Auto (9mm Browning Short)

Height

0.87

0.68

Average FPS

1379

980

Average Grain

122

91

Average Energy

515

194

Recoil

0.76

0.41

Ballistic Coefficient

136.35

96.34

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Gun Descriptions

357 SIG Developed by popular firearm manufacturer SIG Sauer in collaboration with Federal Cartridge, 357 SIG Ammo is a rimless centerfire handgun cartridge. This bottlenecked cartridge offers good accuracy, stopping power, and is used by several law enforcement agencies. It is developed by necking down a 40 S&W case to accept 9.0mm bullets. It holds slightly longer brass which ranges from 0.23 mm to 0.51 mm. 357 SIG Ammo Specifications: Cartridge case: 10mm Auto Case type: Rimless, bottleneck Bullet diameter 9.02: mm (0.355 inches) Land diameter: 8.71 mm (0.343 inches) Neck diameter: 9.68 mm (0.381 inches) Shoulder diameter: 10.77 mm (0.424 inches) Base diameter: 10.77 mm (0.424 inches) Rim diameter: 10.77 mm (0.424 inches) Rim thickness: 1.40 mm (0.055 inches) Case length: 21.97 mm (0.865 inches) Overall length: 28.96 mm (1.140 inches) Case capacity: 1.27 cm3 Rifling twist: 406 mm Primer type: small pistol Maximum pressure (C.I.P.): 44,240 psi (305.0 MPa) Maximum pressure (SAAMI): 40,000 psi (275.8 MPa) Specially designed to use in semi-automatic handguns, 357 SIG Ammo’s standard 125-grain bullet offers a velocity of up to 1450 feet per second. The 357 SIG Ammo bullet weight ranges from 115 grains (7.5g) to 150 grains (9.7g). The muzzle energy of this ammo is between 488 foot-pounds force (662 J) to over 568 foot-pounds force (770 J). The optical penetration depth of this ammo is from 230 mm (9 inches) to over 420 mm (16.5 inches). 357 SIG Ammo is manufactured by several firearm manufacturers including Triton, Winchester, Federal, Speer, Remington, and Federal.

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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