The .22 Long Rifle being considered a more effective man stopper. But that doesn’t make it a good choice for a defensive caliber. Joined: Nov 7, 2007 Messages: 2,702 Location: USA. For shooters that want to put out as many rounds as possible during engagements, it might be a good idea to grab a .32 ACP gun. The .25 ACP achieved widespread use after Colt introduced the Browning-designed Fabrique 1905 vest pocket (sometimes referred to as 1906) to the United States as the Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket. Though their time in the spotlight may have past, the .25 acp and .32 acp still offer effective performance as self defense firearms, particularly in "size correct" discrete platforms. 25 ACP and 32 ACP noise report question. Of the people who were shot with a .25 ACP, 35% of them were not incapacitated, no matter how many times they were hit. Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders ' started by saturno_v, Feb 13, 2014. 25 vs 32 vs 380 ? No Contest. Of the people who were shot with a .25 ACP, 35% of them were not incapacitated, no matter how many times they were hit. So, according to Greg’s study, about a third of the people shot with a .25 or a .22 did not immediately change their behavior. The best 22lr is about 25%. Next up is James Bond’s .32 Auto. I am trying to figure out if there is any need for any of these calibers for my use. I have a question for people shooting these cartridges. Swing Member. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .32 Auto (7.65mm Browning) vs .380 Auto ACP ammo rounds. The .25 ACP is ultra-compact, but it’s also ultra-unpowerful. So, according to Greg’s study, about a third of the people shot with a .25 or a .22 did not immediately change their behavior. Also the centerfire ammo is more reliable in function than any 22lr in a small pistol. The best ammo choice for the .32 ACP is the Winchester Silvertip. The .25 acp is used in expensive guns like Baby Browning and Walther TPH while the .32 acp is usually effective used by the police and the military. There were some … However, I have had a bit of experience at the range and do not feel comfortable with the Ruger LCP. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare 9mm Luger (Parabellum) vs .32 Auto (7.65mm Browning) ammo rounds. For shooters that want to put out as many rounds as possible during engagements, it might be a good idea to grab a .32 ACP gun. With the ballistically similar .22, that number was 31%. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not … 32 ACP with ball ammo rates at 50% one shot stops. Since the kickback of .32 ACP is lighter than that of .380 ACP, pistols chambered in .32 ACP often have faster rates of fire than their 380 ACP counterparts. It was introduced in 1899 by Fabrique Nationale, and is also known as the 7.65×17mmSR Browning or 7.65 mm Browning Short. When compared to a big-bore personal-defense handgun, a .22 LR, .25 ACP, .32 ACP and even a .380 ACP pistol can be built with more rounds on board in a smaller, more concealable size. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to … I like the 380 ACP and am saving to buy the Sig-Sauer p232. Is there any, current, production revolver in the semi-rimmed .25 ACP or .32 ACP manufactured somewhere in the world? Hmm I think I can do some damage with 32 acp with 130+ FT pounds. The .25 ACP achieved widespread use after Colt introduced the Browning-designed Fabrique 1905 vest pocket (sometimes referred to as 1906) to the United States as the Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket. Known is Europe as the 6.35x16mm SR (semi-rimmed)..32 Auto, .380 ACP & .22 Rimfire. Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by Swing, Mar 10, 2015. Top level .25 autos include the Beretta 950/20/21, Walther TPH (rare) and the various Browning/clones. When you mention the .25 ACP to someone and after the laughter dies down you will be told that you are better off buying a .22 Long Rifle for personal defense. Yes, it can kill, and no, I wouldn’t want to be shot with one. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. None resulted in death, though usually the gun was emptied. Now that is one fine 380! I agree the 380 ACP is superior to either the 22 LR, 25 ACP, or 32 ACP. saturno_v Member. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to … Since the kickback of .32 ACP is lighter than that of .380 ACP, pistols chambered in .32 ACP often have faster rates of fire than their 380 ACP counterparts. Yes with all the fantasy video games and pretending at the range to shoot bad guys gets everyone thinking they need a bazooka to take down monsters and armor upgraded bad guys from John Wick. The Silvertip brings the 32 up to about 60%. This falls into the "idle curiosity" realm. The .25 ACP is the smallest commercially available centerfire cartridge and was designed for self-defense, in extremely concealable firearms. Tempting as the convenience of mouse guns and micro pistols are, do the .25 ACP, .22 LR, .22 WMR and 5.7×28 have the stuff to save your life? The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .25 Auto ACP vs .32 Auto (7.65mm Browning) ammo rounds. Compare the dimensions and specs of Beretta 3032 Tomcat and North American Arms Guardian 32 ACP The 32 ACP is very close to the 380 ACP.