9x18 Ammo (Makarov)

The 9mm Makarov, or "mak" as it is often called on the Internet, is a pistol cartridge best described as the Russian counterpart to the 9mm Luger in military usage. It is a much younger cartridge than its Western cousin, having been introduced in the late 1940s to replace the 7.62 Tokarev.

9x18mm Makarov ammunition typically sits between the .380 ACP and the 9mm in power, firing a light 95 grain full metal jacket bullet at a muzzle velocity in the 1,000-1,100 feet per second range. Self-defense loads firing jacketed hollow points are produced by only a few manufacturers but deliver respectable performance in the Makarov PM, the handgun typically used with them.

Due to its Soviet origins, the 9mm Makarov is often found in cost-effective steel-cased varieties such as those from Wolf and Barnaul's Bear series. Reloaders may prefer slightly more expensive but brass-cased alternatives from Prvi Partizan, Sellier & Bellot, or Winchester.

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  1. Prvi Partizan 9x18mm Makarov 93 Grain FMJ - 1000 Rounds


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    Manufacturer Prvi Partizan
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 93 Grain
    Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
    Use Type plinking at the range
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 1000
    Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm)
    Manufacturer SKU PPH9MF
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 8605003801023C
    Cost Per Round 45.0¢ per round

    If you own a handgun that takes 9mm Marakov cartridges, you can get the training and target-shooting ammo you need for a full day at the range by ordering this 1,000-round case. You’ll get 93-grain ammunition that uses a full metal jacket design, ensuring consistent performance from the magazine to the target.

    Thanks to a meticulous design from Prvi Partizan, these cartridges are not only great for smooth feeding in autoloading handguns, they are also effective for outstanding external performance. They will have a muzzle velocity over 1,000 feet per second and plenty of energy for effective target penetration. Thanks to a quality case, reliable primers, effective powder, and a smooth bullet, these cartridges give you the performance you desire at the range.

    Prvi Partizan is one of the leading ammunition companies in the world. With over 400 different products, this Serbian manufacturer can provide the right cartridges for nearly any handgun or rifle caliber.

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