32 ACP Ammo

The .32 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) cartridge was developed in the late 19th century by John Browning. It was first used in the M1900 handgun produced by Fabrique Nationale, and enjoyed a long period of law enforcement and civilian popularity in Europe while remaining obscure in the US. European manufacturers often refer to .32 Auto ammo by the metric designation of 7.65mm Browning.

In the American market, .32 ACP ammunition gained recent attention due to its suitability for compact concealed carry pistols. The .32 ACP is not a particularly powerful choice for self-defense, but its compact size is a very important advantage in the context of discreet weapons carry. Small handguns firing this ammo can be carried in places like pants pockets where larger pistols may be too large or print too obtrusively.

Modern self-defense ammo helps to reduce the cartridge's power shortcomings with more powerful loads firing advanced jacketed hollow point designs that produce better expansion. Advantages of the .32 ACP caliber include good accuracy and low recoil.

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