What is the difference between a 45 ACP and gap?

What is the difference between a 45 ACP and gap?

The only discernable difference between the two is size as the .45 GAP pistol is much smaller than the .45 ACP. … The ammunition used in .45 GAP pistols is shorter than those in .45 ACP pistols while still retaining the same diameter and bullet weight. The shorter overall length makes it possible to have a smaller grip.

Whats the difference between ACP and gap?

The cartridge is basically shorter in the .45 GAP and uses the shorter pistol primer unlike the .45 ACP that makes use of the larger pistol primer. … The .45 GAP (Glock Automatic Pistol) has a tougher casing that was really needed to prevent neck blowouts of the case due to the strong build-up of pressure.

Are 45 Gap and 45 ACP interchangeable?

No, you can't. A .45 ACP revolver (normally) has a ledge at the front of the chamber to headspace the cartridge (keeps it from sliding out the front of the cylinder); .45 ACP has no rim to hold it in place. Since .45 GAP is shorter than .45 ACP, the .45 GAP will not be held in place by the chamber itself.

What does the ACP mean in a 45?

The .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) or .45 Auto (11.43×23mm) is a handgun cartridge designed by John Moses Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic pistol.