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List of handgun cartridges, loosely in order of increasing caliber:

Handgun cartridges

Common handgun cartridges. Left to right: 1 3 inch 12 ga magnum shotgun shell, 2 AA battery (for size comparison), 3 .454 Casull, 4 .45 Winchester Magnum, 5 .44 Remington Magnum, 6 .357 Magnum, 7 .38 Special, 8 .45 ACP, 9 .38 Super, 10 9 mm Luger, 11 .32 ACP, 12 .22 LR
From left to right: 9x19 mm Parabellum, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, 5.7x28mm, 5.56x45 mm NATO, .300 Winchester Magnum, and a 70 mm (2.75 inches) and 76 mm (3 inches) 12 gauge.

Other cartridges used in repeating handguns

Although not originally designed for handguns, several rifle and shotgun cartridges have also been chambered in a number of large handguns, primarily in revolvers like the Phelps Heritage revolver, Century Arms revolver, and the Magnum Research BFR. These include:

See also

References

  1. ^ Taffin, John. Big-Bore Sixguns. Iola, WI: Krause, 1997, p. 235.
  2. ^ Taffin, John. Big-Bore Sixguns. Iola, WI: Krause, 1997, p. 91.
  3. ^ Taffin, John. Big-Bore Sixguns. Iola, WI: Krause, 1997, p. 90.
  4. ^ Taffin, John. Big-Bore Sixguns. Iola, WI: Krause, 1997, p. 94.
  5. ^ Taffin, John. Big-Bore Sixguns. Iola, WI: Krause, 1997, p. 302.

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