.25 ACP

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The .25 ACP pistol cartridge is the child of the famous firearms designer John Browning.

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Design

The cartridge was designed for early blowback pistols that lacked a barrel locking mechanism.

Performance

The .25 ACP is very compact and light, but short ranged and lacks stopping power.

Muzzle velocity

  • 3.3 g (50 gr) full metal jacket: 232 m/s (760 ft/s)

Synonyms

  • .25 Auto
  • 6.35 mm
  • 6.35 mm Browning
  • 6.3x15.5mm

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