Basic Handgun Calibers Explained – Semi-Automatic Ammo Breakdown

Basic Handgun Calibers Explained – Semi-Automatic Ammo Breakdown

This video is meant as a very basic starter video to get you more comfortable with semi automatic handgun calibers and how they relate to each other. I hope it helps! Thanks for watching.

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50 Comments

  1. Aaron Rogers on November 29, 2021 at 12:14 am

    you don’t do gun info videos anymore?



  2. ndiaz0417 on November 29, 2021 at 12:14 am

    Awesome vid!! πŸ‘πŸ»Can you include the .357sig and the 10mm in a next vid?



  3. Nicholas hammond on November 29, 2021 at 12:15 am

    Can you shoot 10mm out of a .40?



  4. Pissarrio on November 29, 2021 at 12:15 am

    So what are these units of measure all about like 22 LR, 9mm, 380 ACP, 40 SNW and 45 ACP? why not all of them measured in mm or have an standard measure of unit like everything else and what do the acronyms like ACP and LR mean?



  5. Patti Culver on November 29, 2021 at 12:16 am

    Thanks for a great explanation of the different calibers! I like your "basic" videos!



  6. Ian Smith on November 29, 2021 at 12:16 am

    What I’m new where is 10milamieter



  7. William Merryfield on November 29, 2021 at 12:16 am

    This is your BEST video yet !!!!!! bravo



  8. C H on November 29, 2021 at 12:17 am

    thank you for making this video. I am someone who knows absolutely nothing about guns and this was a great place for me to start. πŸ˜‚



  9. Martin Ramirez on November 29, 2021 at 12:18 am

    love your videos bro! im a new shooter and ive been learning so much.. Thanks and keep up the good work!



  10. Farzam Qureshi on November 29, 2021 at 12:18 am

    You forgot tokarev, one of the greatest round from history and still in service.
    Too basic for us πŸ˜‚



  11. Andrew Klitz on November 29, 2021 at 12:19 am

    So what round is best for safety at home? Something that won’t go through the wall and hurt someone else.



  12. Jared Gralton on November 29, 2021 at 12:20 am

    Good video. But dont be .40 bashing damn. My first gun was a G22 LE trade in. I love it



  13. Carlton Thomas on November 29, 2021 at 12:23 am

    .40 caliber is a great cartridge, easy to control



  14. Stephen on November 29, 2021 at 12:29 am

    I started watching the video to find out more about the .25 ACP and the.32 ACP.

    You can’t explain these two calibers if you do not include them.



  15. ScopeScorpion4 on November 29, 2021 at 12:31 am

    Shout out for the baby .22lr!!



  16. Redemtion Dili on November 29, 2021 at 12:32 am

    Wat abt 25 n 32 acp? ??



  17. Conway Brandon So on November 29, 2021 at 12:33 am

    Can you review the Mossberg 715T?



  18. Patrick Song on November 29, 2021 at 12:33 am

    Can someone explain what the names of each of these calibers means??



  19. Dennis S on November 29, 2021 at 12:36 am

    .32 r .327?



  20. Dave Pierce on November 29, 2021 at 12:41 am

    If I had to choose just 5 calibers that most represents a good cross section the pistol community, it would of been the same five. You also did a good job of keeping it simple but informative. Well done … cheers



  21. Phil Grey on November 29, 2021 at 12:41 am

    Outstanding explanation. Well done!



  22. Charlie MMAFAN on November 29, 2021 at 12:41 am

    Good video but you should have added 10 mm and .357 Sig also.



  23. mastradamus1 on November 29, 2021 at 12:42 am

    Great entry video. Thank you!



  24. ElijahJohn888 on November 29, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Thanks well done & informative πŸ™‚ ~Maranatha~



  25. Ryan Bitzer on November 29, 2021 at 12:45 am

    Only two minutes in… "I should probably take notes before I start my new job at a gun shop! I don’t want to go in feeling like a complete idiot!" Thanks for the video, Chad!



  26. Simply Impish on November 29, 2021 at 12:46 am

    Thank you! Great expectation of bullets.



  27. Bobos Curse on November 29, 2021 at 12:46 am

    Very helpful. Thanks.



  28. Bertie Die steirische Eichel on November 29, 2021 at 12:49 am

    What does 22…9mm…and so on mean?



  29. Rafiqul Islam on November 29, 2021 at 12:50 am

    how many bullets in a round?



  30. Nick Le on November 29, 2021 at 12:51 am

    Awesome video!



  31. Leo Hernandez on November 29, 2021 at 12:52 am

    Thank you for the info…brand new shooter here and you are right getting overwhelmed doesn’t make it easy. thank you for putting the right amount of info in



  32. Evan Anderson on November 29, 2021 at 12:52 am

    I’ve never been given a straight answer from anyone. I’m a wheelchair user using a ultralight titanium chair who’s new to concealed carry. My question. How would you carry?



  33. Jake Eames on November 29, 2021 at 12:54 am

    Hope you enjoyed your guns. All you need is a shotgun…. thanks for voting Biden.



  34. Leo F on November 29, 2021 at 12:55 am

    Very helpful video, thanks!



  35. Patrick Davis on November 29, 2021 at 12:55 am

    Excellent video, appreciate your thinking on the basics, more people are shooting, more need this, simple! Keep it up.



  36. John Griswold on November 29, 2021 at 12:56 am

    A guy that works as a gun shop told me the three basic calibers are 9 40 and 45 and if I stick with those three I should be okay!



  37. Leonard Jones on November 29, 2021 at 12:56 am

    I like those that give carriers an informed decision, rather than ragging on what may be your personal choice !
    As a newer subscriber, I am enjoying your presentations !
    Information is the power to choose !



  38. unclefrankonap1953 on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 am

    great break down



  39. Grimoire on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 am

    all this is pathetic you never use it



  40. gene814100 on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Great video. Been shooting for a while and I even learned a thing or two.



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  42. dbelex on November 29, 2021 at 1:02 am

    you are such a nubie.



  43. Laurel Wilson on November 29, 2021 at 1:03 am

    Have been around guns all my life but never had an explanation like this, as well as most of the weapons I have shot are shotguns and rifles. My first time shooting a handgun, my dad just bought a crappy $300 .45 high-point. Was not prepared for that! Since then I have really enjoyed .380 and 9mm. I just turned 22 and want to get a concealed carry, but think I should learn a bit more about the actual weapons. My boyfriend packs a .45 with hollow points, which was fun to shoot, but painful after a couple clips. This was a great video and very understanding!



  44. Daniel Tim on November 29, 2021 at 1:06 am

    you should have added the 10mm



  45. RandomComment on November 29, 2021 at 1:08 am

    Dislike: you say this is a very basic video, but you don’t even say what a caliber is.



  46. Amos Banks on November 29, 2021 at 1:09 am

    10mm and .357 are my favorite.



  47. James Tomlin on November 29, 2021 at 1:09 am

    Thanks. Good explanation.



  48. Roy Meyer on November 29, 2021 at 1:10 am

    Nice rundown. Only thing I think a newbie might still be wondering is what exactly "grains" means and how to equate that with an actual weight. That was something I had to research when I first got into guns.

    I’d love to see a video on handguns that are easy to handle for those with weak hands – specifically seeing what slides they find harder/easier to rack, and how they respond to semi-autos vs. revolvers, and different calibers. I’m mostly thinking of a "mom" gun for an older lady who lives alone and a standard 9mm pistol is too much gun to handle.



  49. Morton on November 29, 2021 at 1:11 am

    What does 380 mean? I understand 22, 9mm, 40, and 45.



  50. Stephen Powstinger on November 29, 2021 at 1:12 am

    A chart showing the comparative grains, FPS, caliber, kinetic energy would be nice. Also pictures of the bullets out of the brass would be helpful.