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How powerful is 7.62 x25?

Might be a handful when shooting. Might also need a larger firearm (bigger grip or weight) beyond what would be comfortable for me to shoot.
Too many IF's for me to consider getting one.

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Various Tokarev cartridges achieve muzzle velocities around the range of 1,300 to 1,800 fps.
A common velocity is around 442 metres per second (1,450 ft/s)
About 544 joules (401 ft⋅lb) of energy.
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