Yes, the 9mm Luger shoots a smaller caliber and lighter bullet than the .45 Auto. However, it shoots it much faster, with much less recoil, and 9mm handguns have a higher capacity. Between these two, shot placement and bullet performance will matter more.

.45 ACP vs 9mm: Which Is Better?

The more than century-old debate of .45ACP vs 9mm rages on. But in the end does one cartridge really outperform the other?
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Optics: KILO3000BDX Rangefinding Binoculars

Capable of ranging at extreme distances and linkable to a smart device, Sig's KILO3000BDX Rangefinding Binoculars are set to take your shooting to the next level.
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Enhancing Your Defensive Pistol With DXT2 Big Dot Night Sights

There's no missing the XS Sights DXT2 Big Dot Night Sights, which is a good thing when it comes to fast target acquisition.
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Is the .204 Ruger Relevant Anymore?

It’s fast, but do the ballistic numbers for the .204 Ruger measure up to its competition?
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Bullet Weight: Is Bigger Really Better?

At one time, bullet weight held great significance in terminal performance. But modern materials and designs have changed this dramatically.
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Kestrel 5700 Harnesses The Power Of Hornady’s 4DOF Ballistic Calculator

Using Hornady's precise 4DOF Ballistic Calculator, the new Kestrel 5700 is designed to give extremely accurate real-time shooting data.
Some of the 100-yard groups fired with a Ruger American in 6mm Creedmoor.

Six’s Saga: From 6mm Remington And .243 Winchester To Today

The popularity of 6mm cartridges has waxed and waned over the decades, but appears to be peaking again.
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What Is The Best Concealed Carry Holster? (2019)

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Mastering Jim Cirillo’s Technique For Coarse-Aim Shooting

Lethal-force events can happen in a split second, you need the capability to respond in kind. Here's how law-enforcement legend Jim Cirillo got the drop on the bad guys.
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Mission First Tactical Shoots For Less Bulky Carry With Minimalist AIWB

More than living up to its name, Mission First Tactical’s Minimalist AIWB holster cut down the bulk of everyday carry.
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14 Red-Hot 6.5 Creedmoor Ammunition Options (2019)

Be it a long-shot at next season's whitetail or something to beat the snot out of the bullseye, we've got the top 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition for any application.
Any powder with a burn rate equal to or slower than IMR4350 is a great choice for the 7mm Remington Magnum, up to Reloder 25.

Handloading: Unlocking The Potential Of The 7mm Rem Mag

The 7mm Rem Mag has a ton of potential away from just being a hard-hitter if you take up handloading the cartridge.
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Holster Options For The Colt 1903 Hammerless Pocket Pistol

Sure you can carry it in your pocket, but there are plenty Colt 1903 holster options.
A good roll crimp keeps the projectiles where you put them, as well as keeping velocities uniform.

What You Need To Consider When Handloading Defensive Ammunition

From safety to legalities, is it smart to handload defensive ammunition?
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CCI Adds VNT .17 Mach 2 And .22 WMR Varmint Rounds

Designed for explosive performance, CCI's VNT .17 Mach 2 and .22 WMR are designed to put varmints in check.
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How To Buy A Suppressor

In the market to buy a suppressor? We give you the NFA history, purchase considerations and top new models to help you hush up your gun.
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