It is still ridiculously, almost laughably heavy with a 13 lb. If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. This is especially important when hunting with a pistol chambered in .30 Carbine, as velocities will be noticeably slower than those obtained from a rifle. The Big Game Hunting Blog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to,, and other Amazon stores worldwide.
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A weight of just under 6.5 lbs. Just as a point of comparison, the .30 Carbine has more than double the muzzle energy of the .45 ACP, over 25% more muzzle energy than the 10mm Auto, about 25% less energy than the 5.56x45mm NATO/.223 Remington, and less than half the energy of the .30-06. This was the first weapon issued to American Soldiers with true night vision capability. However, several companies also produce soft point, hollow point, or even ballistic tipped bullets designed for self defense or hunting applications.
Hate to be blunt about it, but thats the facts. I was intrigued to compare it with my HK UMP 8-inch barrel gun. This is an article that will help you to decide which of the options is the best .45 ACP carbine for you. Shoot soft points out of your .30 Carbine when you’re using it for self defense (like the Hornady Critical Defense in .30 Carbine). It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Along with the M1 Carbine, Winchester designed the new .30 Carbine cartridge by modifying the old .32 Winchester Self-Loading cartridge (read more about the .32 SL here). However, this is most likely due to the tendency of the .30 Carbine round to punch right through a target without tumbling or expanding, thus creating a relatively small wound channel. I thought I did. Risk Management. However, the bullets were probably causing significantly less damage than the .30-06 rounds fired by the BAR and M1 Garand. «17 hmr» «buying a machine gun» «cheap ammo» «class 3 wait time» «class 3/sot» «cleaning guns» «eotech xps» «form 4» «geissele match trigger» «glock 19» «gun control act» «gun powder» «gun trust» «gun trust name» h335 «open carry» «owning a machine gun» «reloading 9mm» sbr «spike's battle trigger» «steel-cased ammo» «threaded barrel» «trigger spring» «usp expert» «wolf ammo». It is among the most recognizable firearms in American history, though there are many variants available. The .45 ACP carbine has been a historically significant firearm throughout the world but particularly in the United States. It’s interesting to note that one of the perennial favorites is one of the oldest production models of the .45 Carbine, the infamous Thompson “Sub Machine Gun” though, today’s most popular variant are  semi-auto versions of the beloved 1927 or 1928 models. The M1 carbine … So, which one will it be? The fact that the M1 Carbine was nearly 8″ shorter and about 4 pounds lighter than the M1 Garand, and much more powerful and with a significantly longer effective range than the M1911 pistol, made it a great choice for support troops, paratroopers, vehicle crewmen, etc. It’s unlikely you will have concerns with this carbine because CMMG is very good at putting out polished AR platform carbines. This has led to hardcore fans of the brand and its portfolio of guns. This is a particularly expensive and all-inclusive variant, and it represents the flagship version of the model. The .45 ACP carbine has been a historically significant firearm throughout the world but particularly in the United States. Reproduction of any portion of this website only at the permission of GunandShooter. I have fired around 4000 rounds through my M1 without a single problem. The recoil, however, partially due to the heft of the design is extremely low and the shooting experience, especially for short trips to the range, is exceptional. Christian. In Vietnam I saw two guys shot with 45 automatics and know and saw the wound from two 30 carbine hits. I thought it was odd to select a round too wimpy to reliably kill deer in order to fight a war, and I said so.

The 30 carbine was actually created in order to more or less replace the 1911A1 pistol. Preppers: Is 10,000 Rounds Per Caliber Realistic? Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: military rounds and thus weapons are not really designed to 'kill' people but disable them.... One of the things shown in recent wars is if you kill a person you put one person out of the action.

As in the olde west using the same round for your pistol and rifle simplifies logistics. People pretty close to you. Also, check to see if there are magazine restrictions for hunting in your state if you are hunting with an M1 Carbine.

If you found any image copyrighted to yours, please contact us, so we can remove it. End Human Trafficking. Why did they develop a new cartridge, .30 cal. The 45 had good stopping power and with the increased barrel length of the carbine accuracy and range would have been increased over the M1911 along with 15 or 30 round mags you had a decent weapon. I have no idea how many rounds I fired through it during Tet but it never hiccuped once. I don’t need a 3,000 fps AR-15 for home defense but I’m not knocking that rifle by any means.

The parts and accessories included in this package means you are getting the complete story of the 1928 “Tommy Gun”. As for the .45 Automatic pistol vs carbine ballistic test can be found here […].380 Auto pistol vs carbine - Range Hot - March 4, 2016 […] If you are curious how the .380 carbine stacks up against the 9mm Luger carbine, follow this link to see that ballistic test. I was probably in my early teens. Why go to a semi-auto carbine, when the Russians and Germans were proving the effectiveness of full auto SMGs that could also be fired single shot from the shoulder? The M1 Carbine was praised by Soldiers for being lightweight and easy to carry, especially by support troops and guerrilla fighters who only saw occasional fighting.

Well I did some research and got the ballistics for commercial .357 Magnum ammunition fired from a rifle.

Though the .30 Carbine was certainly no slouch, it was much less powerful than the .30-06 Springfield round fired by the M1 Garand.