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Model M-201C
Norinco Pistol M-201C 9 mm Variant-1
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Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:7.77-in Height:No Data
Barrel:4.57-in Weight:29-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (124 grain bullet)146692
  • Recoil Factor (124 grain bullet)5.01 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor71%
Gun Specifications
Caliber:9 mm
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:frame mounted safety
Frame:blued finish steel
Grip:black plastic
Notes:improved Tokarev
China North Industries Group
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Gun Value
MSRP:$185.00Used Est:$300.00
Last Update:12/17/2022
About the Gun

Fashioned after the military type 54 Tokarev the NP-17 incorporates a few improvements such as a contoured 'hump back' grip profile of the 'Tokagypt' and a manual safety.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Alias: 9 mm Parabellum
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:124 grains
MV:1183 ft/sec ME:385 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9 mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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