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Old June 24, 2022, 03:39 AM   #26
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But 9mm with 16” barrels, I just don’t feel are worth it. If I’m going that length… why not just stick with 5.56mm?
Try it--you'll like it. I have some pistol-length barrels 9mms but far prefer the longer 16". People say you don't get much extra velocity out of the extra length--but I find every little bit helps with the 9mm. I find it's not as "snappy" as 5.56 and still cheaper to just have fun plinking with.
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Old June 24, 2022, 05:31 PM   #27
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Try it--you'll like it. I have some pistol-length barrels 9mms but far prefer the longer 16". People say you don't get much extra velocity out of the extra length--but I find every little bit helps with the 9mm. I find it's not as "snappy" as 5.56 and still cheaper to just have fun plinking with.

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Sorry, but how I feel.
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Old June 24, 2022, 06:12 PM   #28
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Sorry, but how I feel.
No reason to be sorry--never a bad thing to stick with what works for you.
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I do have one 16" 9mm AR-15, and it does serve a purpose for me.

But, I also have four other AR-15s (SBR and pistol) with barrels of 10" or less, which also serve well for other uses. I consider myself quite fortunate to afford more than one.
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