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the ACP in any gun cartridge means Colt Auto Pistol

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Q: What does acp mean on a .380 pistol?
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What does ruger 380 acp mean?

Ruger is the name of the company that made the pistol. .380 ACP is the cartridge size. ACP stands for Automatic Colt Pistol- part of the cartridge name, as some of the first of the .380 cartridges were made for use in Colt pistols..

Can you use 9mm bullets my 380 pistol?

You can only use .380 ACP ammo in a .380 pistol. Period.

What is the difference between 380 acp and 380 lcp?

.380 ACP is a specific type of ammunition made. 380 LCP is the name of a Pistol, made by Ruger which fires the .380 ACP round.

What is a 380 DA pistol?

A double action pistol that chambers a .380 ACP round. AKA 9mm Kurz

Will 380 auto work in a normal 380 acp pistol?

Same round, different name

Is 380 auto the same as 380 ACP?

.380 ACP means .380 Caliber, Automatic Colt Pistol. Often shortened to 380 auto. In other parts of the world, the 380 ACP is called a "9mm short" (or Kurtz, Corto other languages for "short."). So yes.

What kind of ammo does a acp 380 take?

If it's marked 38 ACP it takes an old cartridge that is generally no longer available. If it's marked 380 ACP the cartridge is available at any gunshop as the 380 Auto. The ACP stands for Automatic Colt Pistol. The 380 cartridge is a 9MM short.

How much difference is there between a 380 pistol and a 9mm pistol?

The 9mm Parabellum is longer than the .380 ACP (also called the 9mm Short) They do not interchange.

What does ACP mean in 45 acp?

ACP stand for Automatic Colt Pistol

Is 380 ammo the same as 380 ACP?

Yes. .380 ACP is ONE of the full names for the cartridge- stands for Automatic Colt Pistol. You may also see it as 9mm Kurz, or 9mm Corto (means 9mm Short),

What does acp mean for pistol description?

automatic colt pistol

What does acp mean in a 45 pistol?

Automatic Colt Pistol