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Old 05-26-2008, 11:44 PM
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Default 9mm Luger vs. 9x19mm?

9x19mm vs. 9mm Luger: Is it the same or no?
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Old 05-27-2008, 12:01 AM
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Same.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9mm_Luger#Synonyms
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* 9 x 19 mm
* 9 mm
* 9 mm Luger
* 9 mm NATO
* 9x19mm
* 9x19mm NATO
* 9 mm Parabellum
* 9 mm Para
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I was about to say... What's the difference til I read your post. They are the same as aca72 said.
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On a slightly different tack, here are the various 9mm cartridges:

- 9x17 = 9mm Kurz = 9mm Short = .380 ACP = 9mm Corto = 9mm Browning. Bullet diameter = .356", weight is typically 87 to 95 gr.
- 9x18 = 9mm Makarov. Bullet diameter = .364", weight is typically 95 gr.
- 9x18Ultra = 9mm Police. Bullet diameter = .356" (used in some Walther pistols. Do not shoot this in your Makarov).
- 9x19 = 9mm = 9mm Parabellum = 9mm Luger= 9mm NATO. Bullet diameter = .356", weight runs from 115 to 147 gr.
- 9x21 - civilian version of 9x19, used in Italy and other countrys where military calibers are banned.
- 9x23 = 9mm Largo = tons of names (http://www.9mmlargo.com/cartridge). Bullet diameter = .355"
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