How much does barrel length matter? For the .45 ACP, it turns out that there’s not much difference across barrel lengths when using loads designed for use in commonly sized handguns.
Springfield Armory recently introduced the new XD-M Elite 3.8-inch Compact OSP in .45 ACP. The new handgun combines big-bore power with cutting-edge performance to provide concealed carry users with an extraordinary defensive pistol option.
Springfield Armory recently introduced the Garrison 1911, a new addition to its impressive lineup of 1911 pistols. Chambered in .45 ACP, the Garrison 1911 features forged materials and heirloom-quality construction, as well as a 5-inch barrel.
Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.