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The Beretta M9 is Dead. Long Live the Sig Sauer M17.

The first time I saw the Beretta M9 was in the 1987 film Lethal Weapon.  At the time it was a cutting-edge weapon that suited Mel Gibson’s portrayal of a slightly-off-his-rocker ex-Green Beret-turned cop and provided a contrast to Danny Glover’s more traditional six-shot .38 revolver.  The M9 quickly became a Hollywood mainstay, appearing in …

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