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Old 11-05-2010, 10:13 PM
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In the (semi) canonical "Aliens" novels, it was explained that the 10mm pulse rifle cartridges are longer, lighter, and higher-velocity than the 10mm pistol rounds fired by the Colonial Marines' sidearms, even though the projectile widths are the same. One of the books - I can't remember which - specifically said that the 10mm pulse rifle and pistol ammo were not interchangeable.
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