GUN 9mm ammo question

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  1. wetwillie

    wetwillie New Member

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    I'm new to guns but will all of these 9mm pistol cartridges work in a S&W M&P 9mm??
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9mm


    I just thought all 9mm ammo was alike. I don't remember any restrictions on the length of the bullet so seeing that article is really confusing to me.

    Can you guys help clear this up for me?? Should I be worried about the length of the bullets I buy?
     
  2. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Theirs a couple different types of 9mm, 9mm luger being the most popular and what the S&W M&P shoots. If you go into most places and ask for a box of 9mm thats what you will get. Theirs also 9mm makarov and 9x23 niether of which would work in the M&P.
     
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    lobstradomus New Member

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    9mm is actually short for 9x19 Luger the other rounds will not work in the M&P.
     
  4. wetwillie

    wetwillie New Member

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    Ok...cool thanks!
     
  5. AustinL911

    AustinL911 Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator

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    or 9mm parabellum, also another name for what your's shoots.
     
  6. kf4zht

    kf4zht New Member

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    9x19, 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum are all the same


    Stay away from 9x18, 9mm short, 9mm kurtz, and any of the other weird ones
     

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