Is there a difference between revolver ammo and automatic ammo?
yes................revolver ammo has a rim. Semi-auto cartridges do not.
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1. The FMJ bullet still has the base of the lead core exposed, a TMJ head is usually used in match shooting and has the lead core completely encased in copper. 2. The full jacket of the TMJ or Total Metal Jacket prevents separation of the lead core with the copper jacket, preventing the lead from …blowing out. It is being used more and more as it also prevents much lead pollution as most of the lead expelled in the air by a firearm comes from vaporization of lead at the base of the bullet, which is covered by copper in the TMJ design. A shotgun, whose shot shell base is covered by a plastic or paper wad, produces the most lead in the air because of the great number of lead pellets abrading the barrel. A handgun or rifle shooting an exposed lead base bullet produces the next greatest amount of lead in the air. The TMJ design produces the least lead pollution. (MORE)
There is no difference- Luger is a name that is commonly used in America and Parabelum is used in Europe, they are both 9x19.
They are the same exact round. When the .45 Schofield (S&W) round was introduced in the late 1800s people began to refer to the .45 Colt as the .45 Long Colt, or Long .45, because the .45 Schofield was shorter. The name may have changed for a while, but the actual round never did.
A centerfire cartridge has the primer in the middle on the bottom side of the shell, where as the rimfire is the whole bottom.
if you mean 7.35 carcano look on gunbroker there is a gentleman nambu1 who reloads for it and has very resonable prices
Generally speaking, no, and, you should never try to fire any ammo from a gun other than what it is designed to fire. You may be able to get it to fire, but you could damage the gun or hurt yourself.
No. The .38 S&W is a different cartridge from the .38 Special. Basically, the .38 S&W is shorter, fatter, and has less energy. It will not chamber in a gun meant for .38 Special.
The .38 Smith & Wesson cartridge was created in 1876. It is a shorter, fatter, less powerful cartridge than the .38 Smith & Wesson Special, created in 1899 (they cannot be interchanged). The .38 Special +P is a .38 Special cartridge that is loaded to 10% higher energy than a standard .38 Special. Th…e .357 Magnum is a longer version of the .38 Special that is loaded to MUCH higher energy than a .38 Special +P. (MORE)
Youll get different answers. There is a very high consumer demand right now, (politically motivated?) keeping the normal distributors out of stock. The manufacturers are fulfilling orders to distributors under contract with them first. The effect is that almost all other dealers/retailers have to wa…ith their turn. Small shops throughout the country cant keep stock. A normal reaction is to buy more of a product when you feel it is in scarce supply - making the situation worse. As an example, there was a perceived 'rice shortage' last year in the US, there really wasnt, but people bought rice in massive quantities - making it unavailable at many smaller grocery stores for months. (MORE)
Some revolvers will take .357, .38 and 9 mm. Whether or not a particular revolver will or not is a different issue. One police department went to them and went to .45 the next year. They may not have worked very well.
Blank, Ball, Tracer, Incendiary, Armor piercing are the common types. There are also special rounds such as training (plastic bullet) frangible (bullet breaks into dust on impact with hard surface) and Duplex (2 or more bullets stacked up in the cartridge) and gallery (short range round ball, target… load) (MORE)
Colt made a single action army revolver that used 32.23 ammo & I believe Winchester, Colt lightning, Savage & Remington made 32.20 rifles,if that answers your question
22 caliber is the diameter of the bullet. 22 cal. comes in BBcap, short, long and long rifle
The .32 S&W cartridge has been around since 1878, and should be available from any well supplied gun shop. It is not a rare cartridge.
While they are similar, the cartridges are not the same, with slight differences in the shoulder angle, length of neck. It is safe to fire .223 in a weapon chambered for 5.56, but 5.56 ammo in a weapon chambered for .223 may NOT be safe.
Maybe. You need to figure out which .38 your Colt is chambered in. .38 Short Colt and .38 Long Colt guns will not chamber a .38 Special. .38 Colt Special is the same as regular .38 Special. If you cannot tell which caliber it is you need to take it to a gunsmith and have him tell you.
In an extremely general sense, fmj doesn't cover the base of the projectile while fmc does.
as long as the ammo is for the 45 ACP pistol it will work. can't use 45 revolver ammo in the ACP
.38 Special is a rimmed cartridge, designed for revolvers, while .38 Super is designed for semi auto pistols, and uses a recessed canneleure, rather than a rim. Additionally, the .38 Super has a bullet diameter of .355 inches, vs. the .38 Special's bullet diameter of .357 inches.
In MOST cases, the Model 10 is a .38 Special caliber. The barrel should be marked to show this. .38 Special (sometimes written as its original name- .38 S&W Special) is a different cartridge than .38 S&W. Early Model 10s may not but suited for frequent use of +P rated ammunition- it is loaded to hig…her power levels. The traditional cartridge was a round nosed 158 grain lead bullet- but 125 grain jacketed hollowpoint is frequently used for defense, and 144 grain wadcutter is used for target shooting. (MORE)
the 38 S&W cartridge is shorter the the 38 special and the 38 S&W cylinder is also shorter the the 38 special cylinder. both colt and S&W make the 38 S&W cartridge or 38 short cartridge..........................
Total Metal Jacketed Flat Point. Many "jacketed" bullets have some lead exposed- usually at the base. TMJ wraps all of the bullet in jacketing metal. This can reduce leading of barrels, and airborne lead (indoor shooting ranges)
1. You will have to call S&W for a correct answer 2. Plus P means higher than normal pressure ammunition. "Other than 38 plus P" could mean another caliber, or normal pressure ammunition. The caliber should always match the revolver you are shooting. Normal pressure ammunition of the proper… caliber can always be used in a firearm, unless the firearm is a machine gun which requires higher pressure ammunition to operate consistently. (MORE)
Ammo has been removed from the game, it is no longer needed. Have fun with your unlimited bullets/arrows!
If you're referring to something like a rimmed version of the 9mm Parabellum cartridge, no. If you're talking about cartridges similar in diameter, yes - any .38 cartridge will have a close cartridge diameter to the 9mm round. The 9x19 Parabellum round doesn't have to be used exclusively in automati…c/semi-automatic firearms, either - several revolvers were made which use non-rimmed cartridges, by means of a half moon or full moon clip system, rather than the traditional revolver cylinder, with extracts by pushing on the cartridge rim. Variants of the Ruger Security Six were available with this system in the 9x19 Parabellum cartridge. (MORE)
Is there a difference 32 cal special ammo and regular 32 cal ammo for 32 detective special handgun revolver?
No such caliber as .32 Special. Use the caliber of ammo marked on the gun.
the 30 cal luger cartridge has a bottle neck case. a mauser 32 cal cartridge has a straight case...........
No. The 7.65x17SR/.32 ACP and other 7.65/.32 calibre ammo types are not compatible with each other.
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An awful lot. The amount of "powder" added to a case can have several effects. . Velocity: - The more powder the greater the velocity . Accuracy: - All guns react differently to the amount of powder. High velocity does not mean better accuracy. You need to experiment to find out which load… suits your rifle/pistol. . Safety: Too much powder can cause the casing to rupture. Always follow the reloading guide and never go above the maximum load. (MORE)
Close, but no cigar. Developed by different companies, different dimensions, different power. Please note there have been SEVERAL 10 mm handgun cartridges over the years.
No. Revolvers use the rimmed .357 Magnum cartridge. While there are automatics designed to fire this cartridge (Coonan and Desert Eagle, primarily), it's not the same as the cartridge you had in mind. If you saw a Glock marked '.357', that means it's chambered for the .357 Sig cartridge - not the… .357 Magnum. While the .357 Magnum is essentially a lengthened .38 Special, the .357 Sig is an entirely different cartridge, consisting of a .40 S&W casing, necked down to fit a 9mm projectile. The cartridge name is a reflection of the attempts at the designer to come up with an automatic pistol cartridge which could duplicate the performance of the .357 Magnum. (MORE)
These were made to fire the .32 S&W revolver cartridge. Made well after the black powder era, they should be able to use standard present day ammo.
38 S&W BP You're gun was designed to fire black-powder ammunition and modern smokeless ammunition could cause a catastrophic failure of the firearm.
A ".38 +P revolver" is simply a .38 Special revolver which is rated to fire +P loads. It's still a .38 Special, and the +P doesn't change the dimensions of the round itself.
In most cases yes it will shoot in your revolver,this cartridge has been around a long time and is loaded mild due to the age of the firearms out there.
There is no such thing as a "9mm Beretta" cartridge. Beretta firearms were manufactured in 9x19mm (also known as 9mm Parabellum or 9mm Luger), 9x17 (also known as the .380 ACP), and some models are made in 9x21 IMI for countries which prohibit civilians from owning firearms chambered in military cal…ibres. The cartridge appropriate for your Beretta 9mm should be marked on the frame and slide. (MORE)
No, you should not do this . The . 22 WMR (Magnum) cartridges have slightly larger diameter. While .22 Shorts and LRs can physically be placed into the chambers of a WMR cylinder, it will be a loose fit and is not safe to fire as the brass case may split.
There are about a dozen different "38s" other than the .38 Special. In the .38 Special caliber, there are round nosed lead, jacketed soft point, semi-wadcutter, wadcutter, jacketed hollow point, full metal jacketed, tracer, shot loads, metal piercing and multi-ball buckshot loads. Besides the .38 Sp…ecial, there is .38 S&W, 38 Short Colt, .38 Enfield, .38 Long, .38 Remington, .38 Corto, .38 Super, .38 Auto, .38 AMU- and probably several others in my references. You can make a large cartridge collection just from the varieties of 38s. (MORE)
No, and trying it would be a very dangerous thing to do. The two rounds are not interchangeable in any way.
The 7.62x39 round is an intermediate rifle round used in rifles like the SKS and more famously in the AK-47 & its variants. The 7.62x38 (technically called the 7.62x38R) is a pistol round used almost exclusively by the M1895 Nagant revolver. The 7.62x38 is a very distinct round with brass that ext…ends past the bullet so that it can more effectively complete the gas seal which is a major feature of the M1895. The casing is also strait when using surplus ammo, and has a crimp at the end of recently produced ammo. Meanwhile the 7.62x39 -being a rifle round- is much thicker at the base than it is at the bullet allowing for much more powder. These rounds are NOT interchangeable in in any way. Only because rounds are measured to the end of the brass, the 7.62x38 cartridge is near the the length of the 7.62x39. Without the extra brass the 7.62x38 is more along the lines of a 7.62x25. I hope this answers your question without being technical or talking down. (MORE)
What would be the better 38 spl ammo to use in your revolver without using plus p ammo but close to the same results?
Possibly the Winchester 110 grain Silvertip. The 125 grain Silvertip is a +P load, the 110 is not.
The short answer is "no!". The cartridge may fire, but the case will split and the bullet will go somewhere downrange. Not pretty.
9MM Luger can be Ball ammunition. Ball just means it is a jacketed round nose bellet.
Yes it can. I do not think you will exceed the .357 pressures with .38 +P.
Hopkins & Allen has been out of business since 1916. Many of their revolvers were in .32 RIMFIRE Short. This is an obsolete cartridge- once every 10-20 years a manufacturer may produce a limited run of ammo. A few were made in caliber .32 S&W centerfire. Would suggest you have the gun examined by a …smith to determine which cartridge, and the safety of the gun (It IS probably over 100 years old). 32 S&W centerfire is a common cartridge- .32 Rimfire is very scarce, and not likely to be found- Sorry. (MORE)
.38 Special, .38 Long Colt, .38 Short Colt. .38 S&W CANNOT beused in a .38 Special. .38 Special can be fired from a .357 Magnumweapon, but .357 Magnum cannot be fired from a .38 Special weapon.
CCI .22 Long Rifle- or any standard .22 Long Rifle ammo (there has been a major shortage of .22 ammo for a year now)
In most cases the answer would be no, but there are some revolverswith addition of halfmoon clips can safely fire the correct semiauto ammo...
Any .38 ammo can be safly fired in a .357. +P .38 loads do not exceed .357 pressures.