Caliber Comparisons


380 vs 9mm

380 vs 9mm

A side by side look at two of the most popular pistol calibers on the planet, 380 ACP vs. 9mm Luger.

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357 Magnum vs 44 Magnum

357 Magnum vs 44 Magnum

Let’s take a side-by-side look at the 357 Magnum vs 44 Magnum calibers. We’ll analyze history, ballistics and availability to help you determine which one of these revolver heavy hitters is best for you.

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45-70 vs 30-30

45-70 vs 30-30

There’s just something special about lever action rifles.

They may not be as technologically-advanced as modern semi-automatic rifles, but loading, cocking, and discharging a lever gun just…feels good. There’s really no better way to describe it. Hunting and shooting with a lever action rifle often seems more satisfying than any other pursuit.

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9×18 vs 9×19 – Makarov versus Luger

9×18 vs 9×19 – Makarov versus Luger

By the numbers in their names alone, the 9x18mm Makarov and the 9x19mm Parabellum (aka 9mm Luger, or simply 9mm)  seem nearly identical. They are in fact very different cartridges. This short article explains what separates 9×18 vs 9×19 ammo as it relates to origin, dimensions, and performance. Origin of the 9x18mm During WWI and […]

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45 ACP vs. 10mm

45 ACP vs. 10mm

Two larger pistol calibers that are sure to ignite strong feels from shooters interested in muzzle energy and stopping a threat – what’s your best bet between 45 ACP and 10mm?

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