Is a 9 mm bigger than a 30 caliber?
. 30 caliber is more powerful interms of stopping power, 9mm has a greater muzzle velocity(2100fps).
What caliber is 9mm equal to?
Caliber, as measured in inches, means the 9mm is a . 38 caliber bullet and this is a . 38 of an inch in diameter. Various manufacturers have different tolerances in the thousandths of an inch.
What bullets are bigger than 9mm?
40 caliber cartridge typically sports a heavier bullet with loads between from 135 to 180 grain, compared to between 115 and 147 grain for the 9mm. The heavier bullets of the . 40 caliber will be a little slower in velocity.
Is .30 caliber the same as 9mm?
380 auto and 9mm ammunition are all the same caliber. (Caliber is the size of the projectile, or bullet.) The different names are for marketing reasons or because of where the cartridge was developed.
Which is a heavier bullet a 9mm or a thirty-eight special?
Its stopping power is renowned and has a nostalgic following. The “thirty-eight special” is most commonly found in revolvers. It has manageable recoil but is still quite a handful when in a very light/small revolver. It has a longer cartridge and more powder in said cartridge but it is a slower, heavier bullet than the 9mm.
Which is smaller a 9mm or a 45?
With 9mm rounds being smaller than .45 you are going to fit more 9mm into a cartridge than the .45 rounds. Using the table below we can compare the carrying capacities of Glocks; The laws of physics dictate that you cannot have a big bullet with high velocity. To achieve high velocity you would need a small bullet.
What’s the difference between a 9mm and a 380 Magnum?
Google is your friend. 380 ACP, or “9mm short” has the same diameter bullet as 9mm Luger, also known as 9mm Parabellum, (9x19mm cartridge), both nominally .355. Generally speaking, .380 bullets are 100gr and below in size. .38 Special / .357 Magnum is a revolver bullet of .357-.358 nominal diameter.
Is the 9mm bullet the same size as the.38 special?
Believe it or not…or actually believe it because it’s true…the 9mm bullet is the same diameter as the bullet used in the .380 and the .38 Special. The difference between the three is the amount of gunpowder behind it and possibly bullet weight. It is the standard round for NATO countries and the majority of police forces around the world.