45 acp verses 10mm

good article with charts of performance reports…

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Good article, I concur.
I went with these for Bear country. :slightly_smiling_face:

[45 ACP +P 255gr. Flat Nose Hi-Tek Coated Hard Cast Hunting Ammo]

925 fps.
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220 gr hard cast in my 10mm has been my go to for a long time for wilderness back up.

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Interesting!
For which weapon?

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Taurus PT 1911. Or Springfield Armory XDM .45 w/4.5 in. barrel.

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OR you could ask yourself, If a Grizzly bear was charging you which one would you want to have to protect yourself? How many rounds in a 10 MM? How many rounds in your .45?

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I don’t have Griz in my back yard, just 400lb Black bears. :slightly_smiling_face:

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So, you would settle with a 9mm? :rofl: Just kidding!

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I live in black and griz country before I moved here I only had blacks and carried a 44 with hardcast. When I got here I said hmm these critters are quite a bit bigger so I started carrying a 454 with nosler partitions still a 45 right :grin::grin::grin: BTW one of the few pistol rounds that can benefit from partitions as far as I’m concerned

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17 to be exact but if you look at the ballistics, 10mm has more energy than the 45acp also.

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Love me the 1 centimeter cartridge…

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A fair test I think.

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For black bear, I use my attack deer :wink:

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