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Ballistic Comparison Tool
Compare external performance of up to 8 cartridges or loads...

 

Where possible, this program calculates an average employed bullet weight, muzzle velocity and energy for the specified cartridges, using all available load data (data points). You may also choose specific loads to compare against. Results are displayed for comparison purposes in summary and graph form. [More Info]


Ballistic Comparison Summary Results
 #  Name  Muzzle 
 Velocity 
 (Avg. f.p.s.) 
 Muzzle 
 Energy 
 (Avg. ft-lbs.) 
 Bullet 
 Weight 
 (Avg. gr.) 
 Data 
 Points 
 Case 
 Capacity 
 (Avg. grs. H2O) 
 1.   9mm Luger (Parabellum)  1137 335 119 621 15.9
 2.   10mm Automatic  1262 601 173 216 25.3
 3.   .357 Magnum  1579 835 149 214 26.3
 4.   .40 S&W  1128 420 153 436 21.6
 5.   .45 Auto  1053 427 179 396 28.7
 6.   .50 Action Express (AE)  1482 1407 290 57 52.4

Average Muzzle Velocity Comparison
       1137  
  1262  
  1579  
  1128  
  1053  
  1482  
   9mm Lug   
   10mm Auto   
   .357 Mag   
   .40 S&W   
   .45 ACP   
   .50 AE   

Average Muzzle Energy Comparison
       335  
  601  
  835  
  420  
  427  
  1407  
   9mm Lug   
   10mm Auto   
   .357 Mag   
   .40 S&W   
   .45 ACP   
   .50 AE   

Average Employed Bullet Weight Comparison
       119  
  173  
  149  
  153  
  179  
  290  
   9mm Lug   
   10mm Auto   
   .357 Mag   
   .40 S&W   
   .45 ACP   
   .50 AE   

Case Capacity Comparison
       15.9  
  25.3  
  26.3  
  21.6  
  28.7  
  52.4  
   9mm Lug   
   10mm Auto   
   .357 Mag   
   .40 S&W   
   .45 ACP   
   .50 AE   


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