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It may be possible to get the GAP round to fire from the gun, but it is not a good idea. The two cartridges are not interchangeable, and trying to do that may cause a malfunction or it may damage the gun.

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Q: Can you shoot 45 GAP rounds out of a 45 ACP XD pistol?
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Are acp and gap rounds the same?

No. The .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP) cartridge is longer the the .45 Glock Automatic Pistol (GAP) cartridge. Since they headspace on the MOUTH of the cartridge case, they cannot be interchanged.

Can you shoot 45 acp ammo in a Glock 37?

Nope. Matter of fact, you can't even load it. The .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP) cartridge is longer than the .45 Glock Automatic Pistol cartridge (GAP). And the model 37 IS in .45 GAP. Both rounds headspace off the case MOUTH- the .45 ACP is too long for the slide to go into battery (close the action). And, with the exception of some revolvers, you cannot shoot .45 GAP in an .45 ACP firearm.

Can you shoot any 45 auto in your 45 acp pistol?

No. The 45 ACP (which means 45 Auto) cannot use the .45 GAP or the .45 Magnum.

Can you shoot a 45 auto round through a 45 gun?

You can fire a .45 ACP cartridge through a .45 ACP pistol - and only a .45 ACP pistol. The various .45 cartridges (.45 ACP, .45 Long Colt, .45 GAP, etc.) are not interchangeable with each other.

Can you shoot 45 auto and 45 ACP?

ACP means Automatic Colt Pistol. .45 ACP and .45 Auto are the same cartridge. .45 Colt and .45 Auto Rim are a revolver cartridge. .45 GAP (Glock Auto Pistol) is a shorter round than the ACP, and does not interchange with it.

What is the difference between acp and gap?

The .45 GAP is a shorter cartridge than the .45 ACP. Developed for the Glock Automatic Pistol (that's the GAP) it does not interchange with the .45 Colt Automatic Pistol (ACP). Made for a smaller firearm, shorter action, etc.

What guns shoot 45 gap?

The Glock pistol in caliber .45 GAP.

Is it safe to shoot a 45 gap round in a gun made for 45acp?

No. The GAP will not headspace properly in an ACP chamber which may result in a failure to fire. The higher operating pressures of the GAP may exceed the limits of some ACP platforms.

What does ACP stand for in 45 ACP cartridge?

Answer The Colt .45 caliber automatic pistol was accepted as the standard side arm of the US Army and became identified as the Model 1911 Pistol. The bullet developed for use in this new design of automatic pistol was called the .45 ACP or the .45 Automatic Colt Pistol cartridge. It stands for "Automatic Colt Pistol" because it was adopted for the Colt 1911 only by the US army.You get many variants the most prolific being the .45 GAP for glock handguns.It's patented I believe.

Can ammo that does not say acp be used in a hand gun that says acp n gun?

Yes- IF IT IS THE CORECT CARTRIDGE. .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) may also be known as .45 Auto. It is NOT the same cartridge as .45 GAP (Glock Auto Pistol) or .45 Colt (revolver cartridge).

What bullets are used in the glock pistol?

Glock pistols are made in a variety of calibers. Currently available in .380 ACP, 9mm Luger, .357 Sig, .40 S&W, 10mm Auto, .45 ACP and .45 GAP.

What is a Glock pistol gap?

"GAP" when referring to Glock refers to a caliber. A few years ago, Glock designed the .45 GAP (which stands for "Glock Auto Pistol" as a way to get a .45 caliber cartridge in a smaller frame gun. It was a failure. There is nothing wrong with the cartridge, but it just doesn't do much the .45 ACP won't do.