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4 Favorite Forgotten Handgun Cartridges

Despite the prolific popularity of particular pistol and revolver cartridges, several excellent options are hanging on around the edges of the handgun mainstream.

America's Top 5 Handgun Cartridges

Handgun aficionados are as loyal to their favorite cartridges as their riflemen counterparts. Here are the top five handgun rounds.

What's Your Favorite Cartridge?

What's your favorite cartridge? Share it here.

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There have been many cartridges that flourished for a short time before fading into obscurity.

Handgun Rounds in Rifles

In the 1870s, an interesting phenomenon burst on the firearms scene. Cartridge firearms had been in use since the mid-50s, but most of the early ones were small calibers that were plagued with problems.

Long-Legged Handgun Cartridges

It is really amazing how many cartridges have long service lives. During this centennial year of the great .45 ACP cartridge (and the gun that shoots it), we remember a full century of service for this legendary problem-solver.

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