ACP – Automatic Colt Pistol

AIWB – Appendix carry Inside the Waist Band

BBWC – Bevel-Base WadCutter

BG – Bad Guy

BT – Boat-Tailed

BTF – Brass To Face

BUG – Back Up Gun

CB – Cast Bullet

CQC – Close Quarters Combat

CQB – Close Quarters Battle

CCW – Concealed Carry Weapon

CLP – Cleaner Lubricant Preservative/Protectant

DA – Double Action

DAO – Double Action Only

DEWC – Double Ended WadCutter

EDC – Every Day Carry

FDE – Flat Dark Earth

FF – friendly fire

FMJ – full metal jacket

FMJ – Full Metal Jacket

FMJ- Full Metal Jacket

FP – Flat Point

FTE-failure to eject

FTF – failure to feed/failure to fire

FTRB – Failure to return to battery

GFZ-Gun Free Zone

GG – Good guy or good game

HBWC – Hollow-Base WadCutter

HCM – High Capacity Magazine

HD – Home Defense

HP – hollow point

HP – Hollow Point

ITC – In the chamber

IWB – Inside waist band

JHP – jacketed hollow point

JHP – Jacketed Hollow Point

JSP – Jacketed Soft Point

KYPD – keep your powder dry

LCI -Loaded Chamber Indicator (extractor)

LEO- Law Enforcement Officer

LGS – Local Gun Shop

LHP – Lead Hollow Point

LOS – line of sight

LRN – Lead – Round Nose

LSWC – Lead Semi-WadCutter

MC – Metal Cased

MRWC – Mid-Range WadCutter

NS – night sights

OD – Olive Drab

OEM – Original Equipment Manufacturer

OWB – Outside waist band

PB* – Lead Bullet

PDW – Personal Defense Weapon

PSP – Pointed Soft Point or Plated Soft Point

RN – round nose

RNL – Round Nosed Lead

RSA -recoil spring assembly

S as in 30S – Slim

SA – single action

SF as in 30SF – Short Frame

SJHP – semi-jacketed hollow point

SJHP – Semi-Jacketed Hollow Point

SJSP – Semi-Jacketed Soft Point

SP – Soft Point or Spire Point

SPTZ – Spitzer

SWC – Semi-WadCutter

TC – Truncated Cone

TMJ – like _Totally_ Metal Jacketed – dude

VLD – Very Low Drag

WC – WadCutter