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Old February 7, 2020, 01:19 PM   #17
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by Jim Watson
Once upon a time, NATO 9mm was tested in an 8" Beretta SMG. Which would inflate the velocity reading considerably. A 124 at 1200 from a pistol is pretty stout.
Yes, for NATO. For military purposes. For civilian, commercial ammunition (which is what we would be comparing to), the usual standard seems to be a 4-inch barrel for 9mm handgun ammo.

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