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Why is the 9mm handgun so popular in gangster movies?


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Answered 2007-08-12 16:24:16

9X19mm is the most common handgun caliber in the world. It's easy to use and cheap. Handguns in the caliber usually have high capacities. The most often portrayed "nine" is a Glock 17 or 19, because of their generic appearance. The slightly more powerful.40 caliber (10X21mm) is slowly taking it's place and has been mentioned in rap music.

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