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Question by aggieben. Uploaded on April 18, 2010
Negative. Negative. Negative!
For one, you should only shoot the rounds that your weapon is chambered for. Although the casing size is only 1 millimeter difference, the two rounds are actually much more different then their names suggest.
The bullets (projectiles) fired from the 9x18 Makarov are actually larger then the 9x19.
The 9x18 Makarov's bullets are a .365 caliber or 9.3mm. The 9x19 Luger is a .355 caliber bullet.
So again, do NOT shoot 9mm Makarov shells through your 9x19 pistol.
nope, gotta be the 9x19 for 9mm. The 9x18 was made 9x18 and with a different diameter 9mm bullet on purpose. During the cold war, us and them did not want each other to use captured ammo, so like the railroad tracks between east and west, they are different dimensions on purpose.
Don't even try it. You'll likely damage your weapon trying to load it or while chambering a nround. Scary!
No. The gun will break like a nerf gun.
+1 for Whitetailfreek
Only use ammunition specifically manufactured for your weapon's exact dimensions. The 9x18's case length is a mm smaller than the 9x19, but the bullet's diameter is different and although both rounds will chamber, the barrel will blow up when a 9x18 is pushed through a barrel of 9x19.
As said previously, this is not only dangerous, but certain to cause injury if not death.
no sir you can not. Do not attempt to do it
only shoot ammo that is specified on the barrel.
NOOOO. dont do that. they are two different cartriges.
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