+P and +P+

+P and +P+ are designators identifying ammunition as carrying a higher internal pressure than is standard for ammunition of its caliber. Certain firearms are designed to fire +P and +P+ ammunition, but not all are. Always consult a gunsmith before using any ammunition not specifically designed for use in your particular sidearm.

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