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Old 05-25-2009, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by diginit View Post
PPT = person to person transfer
ACP = automatic centerfire pistol
PPT is generally short for Private Party Transfer, but I guess that Person to Person works as well.

ACP is not "centerfire", it stands for Automatic "Colt" Pistol or Automatic "Cartridge" Pistol. There seems to be some dispute on this, but in common usage, "Colt" trumps them all.

All of the "ACP" round first appeared in Colt (Browning design) guns.

.25ACP
.32ACP
.380ACP
.38ACP
.45ACP

What's scary is that this could start an ammunition acronym list....

SP
HP
HPBT
BT
RN
FN
TMJ
FMJ
ACP
WSM
AE
S
L
LR
CB
+P
+P+
GAP
NATO

and that's just a few off the top of my head...

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