.45 gap vs .45 acp
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Old 01-08-2011, 11:45 PM   #1
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Default .45 gap vs .45 acp

I am looking at get a gun in this cal. but what is the difference between "gap" and "acp"??? Sorry it might be a dumb question!!!

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Old 01-08-2011, 11:55 PM   #2
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its a little shorter
due to a design flaw with glock chambers sometimes the unsurported section of cases go pop so the case head area is thicker just ahead of the rim.
glock uses it as a marketing tool.
ballistically identical to 45acp
its waaaaay more pricey

thats about it.

personal opinion:
i see no point to it. there are better guns than glocks for putting 45acp downrange.

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Biggest difference is cost and availability. If you do not reload, stay away from GAP. Since you are asking, I bet you better stay with ACP, a gun w/o ammo is just a paper weight. (sorry can't resist).

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Biggest difference is cost and availability. If you do not reload, stay away from GAP. Since you are asking, I bet you better stay with ACP, a gun w/o ammo is just a paper weight. (sorry can't resist).
Not a dumb question at all-
But i agree with the above-
Around my little piece of Earth the 45gap is hard to find-
Stick with the 45acp- -
ITS EVERYWHERE YOU WANT TO BE
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45ACP costs enough, skip the oddball.

I have a Springfield XD45 in 45ACP; it serves my tupperware .45 caliber cravings just fine; please consider it an option.

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.45 ACP because it was designed by John Moses Browning.

The other one was designed by a hardware salesman.

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The GAP was designed so that it would provide ACP performance in a "standard 9mm/.40 length frame. It's "dying on the vine" and will die out all together in another 5-10 years. I'd REALLY recommend the ACP over the GAP.

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Take a poll on it, and I guarantee 45ACP will win. SUBSTANTIALLY!

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IF you want a 45 auto, stick with ACP.

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Glock Automatic Pistol sounds cooler, cause it is Glock.

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