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Handguns:
 The below handgun cartridge ballistics table will give true caliber and diameter of handgun cartridge bullet,
.17", .22", .25", .30", .31", .35", .37", .40", .41", .43", .45", .47", .50", bullet weight measured in grains, velocity measured in feet per second, energy measured in foot pounds which also is a good indicator of handgun stopping power and bullet trajectory measured in inches for the more popular and new introduced handgun cartridges, factory ammunition ballistics.
This table gives a good reliable comparison of handgun cartridge ballistics.
Centerfire Rifle, Rimfire Rifle And Handgun Ballistics Tables Compiled By: Kim Lockhart, Copyright.


Handgun Ballistics
Handgun
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
50 Yards
Velocity
Fps.
100 Yards
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
50 Yards
Energy
Ft. lbs.
100 Yards
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Handgun
Zero
25 Yards
Bullet
Drop
50 Yards
Bullet
Drop
75 Yards
Bullet
Drop
100 Yards
.17" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .172":
17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire 17 2,040 1,751 1,495 157 116 84 0 + 0.2" - 0.3" - 1.7"
17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire 20 1,830 1,567 1,342 149 109 80 0 0 - 0.8" - 2.7"
.22" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .222" - .224":
22 Short 29 1,010 923 857 66 55 47 0 - 1.5" - 5.7" - 12.5"
22 Long Rifle 37 1,085 991 923 97 81 70 0 - 1.2" - 4.7" - 10.6"
22 Long Rifle 40 1,060 979 918 100 85 75 0 - 1.3" - 4.9" - 10.9"
22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire 34 1,690 1,382 1,152 216 144 100 0 - 0.1" - 1.4" - 4.1"
22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire 40 1,480 1,236 1,071 195 136 102 0 - 0.4" - 2.2" - 5.7"
.25" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .251":
25 Automatic 35 900 813 742 63 51 43 0 - 2.1" - 7.1" - 15.1"
.30" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .308":
30 Luger 93 1200 1097 1021 297 248 215 0 - 0.9" - 3.5" - 8.2"
7.62x25 Tokarev 85 1645 1464 1307 511 405 322 0 - 0.1" - 1.2" - 3.5"
30 Carbine 110 1790 1595 1421 783 622 493 0 0 - 0.8" - 2.6"
.31" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .312":
32 Smith&Wesson 85 680 656 633 87 81 76 0 - 4.1" - 13.2" - 27.6"
32 Short Colt 80 745 718 693 99 92 85 0 - 3.3" - 10.7" - 22.6"
32 S&W Long 98 705 680 657 108 101 94 0 - 3.7" - 12.2" - 25.5"
32 Automatic 60 1000 906 834 133 112 96 0 - 1.6" - 5.5" - 12.1"
32 H&R 90 750 723 698 112 104 97 0 - 3.2" - 10.6" - 22.3"
32-20 Winchester 115 800 770 742 163 151 141 0 - 2.7" - 9.1" - 19.3"
32 H&R Magnum 85 1120 1038 977 237 204 180 0 - 1.1" - 4.2" - 9.4"
32 H&R Magnum 95 1020 963 916 219 196 177 0 - 1.4" - 5.2" - 11.4"
327 Federal Magnum 85 1400 1252 1136 370 296 243 0 - 0.5" - 2.3" - 5.7"
.35" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .355" - .358" / 9.0mm:
380 Automatic 90 1000 913 846 200 167 143 0 - 1.6" - 5.5" - 12.1"
38 Long Colt 158 650 627 606 148 138 129 0 - 4.5" - 14.6" - 30.4"
9MM Luger 115 1155 1047 971 341 280 241 0 - 1.0" - 4.0" - 9.0"
9MM Luger 124 1110 1030 971 339 292 259 0 - 1.2" - 4.4" - 9.8"
9MM Luger 147 975 935 899 310 285 264 0 - 1.7" - 5.9" - 12.7"
38 Special 110 1010 940 883 249 216 191 0 - 1.5" - 5.4" - 11.8"
38 Special 125 900 856 817 225 203 185 0 - 2.0" - 7.0" - 14.9"
38 Special 158 800 765 735 199 183 168 0 - 2.7" - 9.1" - 19.3"
38 Super Automatic +P 125 1240 1126 1043 427 352 302 0 - 0.8" - 3.3" - 7.5"
38 Super Automatic +P 130 1215 1108 1030 426 354 306 0 - 0.8" - 3.4" - 8.0"
357 Magnum 125 1500 1301 1153 624 470 298 0 - 0.3" - 1.8" - 4.7"
357 Magnum 140 1350 1208 1100 566 454 376 0 - 0.5" - 2.6" - 6.2"
357 Magnum 158 1250 1150 1073 548 464 404 0 - 0.8" - 3.2" - 7.5"
357 SIG 124 1350 1208 1108 502 405 338 0 - 0.5" - 2.6" - 6.2"
357 SIG 147 1225 1138 1072 490 422 375 0 - 0.8" - 3.4" - 7.8"
.37" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .375":
38-55 Winchester 255 1250 1134 1049 885 728 623 0 - 0.8" - 3.2" - 7.5"
.40" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .400":
38-40 Winchester 180 800 770 742 256 237 220 0 - 2.7" - 9.1" - 19.3"
40 Smith&Wesson 155 1180 1061 980 479 387 331 0 - 0.9" - 3.7" - 8.5"
40 Smith&Wesson 165 1175 1066 937 506 416 308 0 - 0.9" - 3.7" - 8.5"
40 Smith&Wesson 180 950 903 862 361 326 297 0 - 1.7" - 6.1" - 13.3"
10MM Automatic 155 1265 1119 1020 551 431 358 0 - 0.7" - 3.1" - 7.3"
10MM Automatic 180 1180 1077 1004 556 464 403 0 - 0.9" - 3.7" - 8.5"
10MM Automatic 200 1050 994 948 490 439 399 0 - 1.3" - 4.9" - 10.8"
.41" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .410":
41 Remington Magnum 210 1300 1172 1077 788 640 540 0 - 0.6" - 2.9" - 6.8"
41 Remington Magnum 250 1160 1068 1000 747 633 555 0 - 1.0" - 3.9" - 8.8"
.43" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .427" - .430":
44 Russian 210 650 627 606 197 183 171 0 - 4.5" - 14.6" - 30.4"
44 Colt 230 730 704 679 272 253 236 0 - 3.4" - 11.3" - 23.6"
44-40 Winchester 200 800 770 742 284 263 245 0 - 2.7" - 9.1" - 19.3"
44-40 Winchester 205 725 689 655 239 216 195 0 - 3.5" - 11.4" - 24.0"
44 Special 180 1000 935 882 400 349 311 0 - 1.5" - 5.4" - 11.9"
44 Remington Magnum 180 1550 1340 1173 960 717 550 0 - 0.2" - 1.6" - 4.2"
44 Remington Magnum 200 1500 1333 1196 999 789 635 0 - 0.3" - 1.8" - 4.7"
44 Remington Magnum 225 1410 1240 1111 993 768 617 0 - 0.4" - 2.2" - 5.6"
44 Remington Magnum 240 1350 1231 1134 971 807 685 0 - 0.4" - 2.2" - 5.6"
44 Remington Magnum 300 1150 1084 1031 881 782 708 0 - 1.0" - 3.9" - 8.9"
.45" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .451" - .452":
45 Automatic 185 970 910 860 386 340 304 0 - 1.6" - 5.8" - 12.7"
45 Automatic 200 900 856 817 360 325 296 0 - 2.0" - 7.0" - 14.9"
45 Automatic 230 850 818 788 369 342 317 0 - 2.3" - 7.9" - 16.9"
45 Automatic+P 200 1055 982 926 494 428 380 0 - 1.3" - 4.8" - 10.7"
45 Automatic+P 230 950 908 872 461 421 385 0 - 1.7" - 6.1" - 13.3"
45 G.A.P. 185 1090 1016 960 488 424 379 0 - 1.2" - 4.5" - 10.0"
45 G.A.P. 230 880 844 811 395 364 336 0 - 2.1" - 7.3" - 15.7"
45 Schofield 180 730 704 679 213 198 185 0 - 3.4" - 11.3" - 23.6"
45 Colt 255 725 687 651 298 267 240 0 - 3.5" - 11.4" - 24.0"
45 Colt 225 960 895 841 460 400 354 0 - 1.7" - 6.0" - 13.0"
Judge / .410" / 3.0" / 5 - 000 Buck 71 775 727 683 95 83 73 0 - 3.1" - 10.3" - 21.8"
Judge / .410" / 2.5" / 4 - 000 Buck 71 850 793 743 114 99 87 0 - 2.4" - 8.3" - 17.9"
45 Winchester Magnum 260 1200 1097 1021 831 694 602 0 - 0.9" - 3.5" - 8.2"
454 Casull 240 1900 1678 1478 1923 1500 1163 0 - 0.1" - 0.5" - 2.0"
454 Casull 300 1650 1490 1348 1813 1480 1210 0 - 0.1" - 1.2" - 3.5"
460 Smith&Wesson 200 2200 1948 1715 2149 1685 1305 0 - 0.3" 0 - 0.9"
.47" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .475":
475 Linebaugh 400 1300 1177 1084 1501 1231 1043 0 - 0.6" - 2.9" - 6.8"
480 Ruger 325 1350 1193 1078 1315 1026 839 0 - 0.5" - 2.6" - 6.2"
480 Ruger 400 1100 1027 971 1075 937 838 0 - 1.1" - 4.4" - 9.8"
.50" Caliber Handgun Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .500":
50 Action Express 300 1475 1253 1095 1449 1046 799 0 - 0.3" - 1.9" - 4.9"
500 Smith&Wesson 300 1950 1767 1598 2533 2080 1700 0 - 0.1" - 0.4" - 1.8"
500 Smith&Wesson 350 1700 1478 1289 2246 1697 1291 0 - 0.1" - 1.1" - 3.1"
500 Smith&Wesson 500 1300 1179 1087 1876 1543 1310 0 - 0.6" - 2.9" - 6.8"
22 Magnum - 25 Automatic - 32 Automatic - 380 Automatic - 9mm Luger - 357 SIG - 38 Special - 357 Magnum - 44 Magnum
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