Assessing Pistol Recoil Energy

Reader John remains curious about how to compare recoil with gauges and such, but just shooting the guns is the real answer. And Reader Ronald likes having the reasons for our grades explained.

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Re “Firing Line,” July 2022 Todd: Finally cycled through my gun subscriptions and read the July 2022 Issue. Surprised to see my tirade about recoil. Read the SAAMI article, and it is indeed a way to measure Free Recoil Energy (FRE). If I just had access to all those stats so I could plug them […]
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