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Full Bore shooting at the Gibraltar Pistol Association involves he use of a sports handgun of a calibre 9mm or above. Normally sports handguns differ from normal firearms because they have been designed specifically for better performance in terms of accuracy and handling in competition.
Full Bore shooting has the added challenge of being able to fire accurately whilst controlling the power of the larger calibre rounds. The sport has a wide variety of competitions and an equally wide variety of handgun types.
Common calibres are 9mm, .38 Special, 38 Super and 40 S&W, and handgun types used come inder two main categories: