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10mm vs .45 ACP in a Glock

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by BlackCat, Nov 23, 2004.

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  1. Dan-O

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    That cartoon is worth a thousand words. 10mm is king.
     
  2. snakeplisskin11212

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    I bought the Glock 21 first and fell in love. I then bought the Glock 20 and never looked back. I use doubletap ammo in both and have 6 inch barrels on both. But a handgun is my last defense. I know the particulars on the ammo I use 10mm 200gr wfngc hardcast and 45acp :eek:230 gr jhp, yet for wild animals I stick with my Savage 308 Tactical. I grew up learning an old saying that I truely believe in. "If you keep putting that ol hot lead on them, then they gonna go down." I love both of my handguns, but prefer the Glock 21 as my first choice. It's a man stopper. What a person who owns a gun needs to learn is to hit what you are shooting at. That means practce. I shoot the ammo I carry. That may be more expensive, but I know what they sound like, how they feel in my hand, and how they react when I pull the trigger, Oh I do have a Para Ordinance P14/45 Limited 5 inch as a BUG. So I would suggest going to the range, check out the 45 and 10 and test what works for you. For me I carry 185gr 45acp doubletap on the streets, and 230 gr doubletap jhp in the woods. That's because some critters are scarier than others .
     
  3. PO2Hammer

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    Ok, it's settled then.
    Now this thread can rest for another couple years.
     
  4. dcortez82

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    I think .45 acp has an advantage over 10mm in terms of overpenetration in home defense.

    arise chicken!
     
  5. flyskater

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    This thread is almost 10 years old. Resurrecting this thread won't bring you back 10 years younger.
     
  6. ku4hx

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    Yeah, and like a booger on your fingertip, some things are just hard to let go of.
     
  7. mbruce

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    I read this and went out and bought a 10mm and a .45acp...duct taped them together (3M brand for added adhesion and strength) and now have an awesome side by side. problem solved
     
  8. ku4hx

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    And with each shot (shots?) you get FDTOE. Fastest Double Tap On Earth.
     
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