.44 Magnum vs 10 mm

.44 Magnum vs 10 mm

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.44 Magnum

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.44 Magnum

About The .44 Magnum Ammo is a rimmed, long bore bullet designed in 1954 initially used by revolvers but was quickly adopted for rifles and carbines. The design of the .44 Magnum Ammo is based on the .44 Special Ammo, but the lengthened case of the .44 Magnum Ammo allows it to load more pressure and achieve more incredible velocity and energy levels. At one point, the .44 Magnum Ammo was called the most powerful handgun ammo but was later dethroned by a few others. However, because of its manageable recoil, the .44 Magnum Ammo still remains one of the most popular large-bore magnum bullets. The .44 Magnum Ammo is unsuitable to be used by police or people with small builds. The overall length and diameter of the .44 Magnum Ammo are 41mm and 10.9m, respectively. The 340-grain variant of this cartridge travels at the velocity of 1,425 feet per second and produces an energy level of 1,533 ft.lbf. Manufacturer The .44 Magnum Ammo was designed and manufactured by Elmer Keith and Smith & Wesson in 1954. Because the bullet remains popular today, it is still manufactured. Uses When it comes to hunting, the .44 Magnum Ammo is a favorite for taking out the medium, and big game, up to the size of an elk in the range of 100 to 150 yards. However, thanks to the precise shot placement and deep level penetration this bullet provides, the big Cape Buffalo has been taken out.

10 mm

About The .10mm Auto Ammo is a powerful semi-automatic cartridge for pistols designed and introduced to the markets in 1983. Although being selected by the FBI in 1989, it was decommissioned because of the heavy recoil, which made the cartridge unsuitable for training average agents and police officers. Also, the chamber of the pistols for the .10mm Auto Ammo was too large for individuals with small hands. A former cartridge design was powered up, which resulted in a very powerful bullet that can retain a flat trajectory and high energy of a magnum cartridge for revolvers in a short, versatile rimless bullet for a semi-automatic pistol. The .10mm Auto Ammo produces a slightly higher energy level than the .357 Magnum Ammo at the maximum potential. The overall length of the .10mm Auto Ammo is 32mm, and the bullet diameter is 10.17mm. The 155-grain bullet variant of the .10mm Auto Ammo can travel at a velocity of 1,500 feet per second and creates an energy level of 775 ft.lbf.  Manufacturer The .10mm Auto Ammo was first designed and developed by United States Marine Jeff Cooper in 1983.  Uses The .10mm Auto Ammo has three main uses. Hunting, defense, and tactical purposes. This cartridge is widely used for white-tailed deer hunting. The FBI and many law enforcement in the US still use the .10mm Auto Ammo for their operations. 

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