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Chart of Unsafe Firearms and Ammunition Combinations

 


 

Glossary

Abbreviations A-L

Automatic Colt Pistol ACP
Aluminum Jacketed Hollow Point AJHP
American National Standards Institute ANSI
Armor-Piercing AP
Amateur Trap Association ATA
Average AVG
Barrel bbl
Boattail BT
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms BATF
Caliber cal
Centerfire (ammunition) CF
Centerfire pistol & revolver (ammunition) CF P&R
Centerfire rifle (ammunition) CFR
Copper units of pressure CUP
Cylinder Cyl
Double action DA
Disintegrating DIS
Double Action Only DAO
Diamond Pyramid Hardness DPH
Muzzle energy E0
Extreme variation EV
Federal Firearms License FFL
Factory Load FL
Full Metal Case FMC
Full metal Jacket FMJ
Full Metal Jacket Semi-Wad Cutter FMJSWC
Foot pounds FP (Incorrect)
Foot-pounds ft-lb
Feet per second FPS (incorrect)
Feet per second ft/s
Gauge Ga
Grain gr
Gram gm
Hollow Base Wad Cutter HBWC
Hollow Point HP
Hollow Point Expanding HPE
Hollow Point Lead HPL
Hollow Soft Point HSP
High Velocity HV
Ignition Barrel Time IBT
Improved Cylinder (choke) Imp Cyl
Improved modified (choke) Imp Mod
Improved Military Rifle Powder IMR
Jacketed Hollow Point JHP
Jacketed Soft Point JSP
1.) Lead (metal) with respect to bullets L
2.) Long (length) with respect to cartridges
pound-force-foot lbf-ft
Left Hand LH
Long Rifle (type of rimfire cartridge) LR
Lead Units of Pressure LUP

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abbreviations:

 

A-L | M-Z