Is there a difference between revolver ammo and automatic ammo?

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yes................revolver ammo has a rim. Semi-auto cartridges do not.
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What is the difference between full metal jacket and total metal jacket ammo?

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 (MORE)

What is the difference between 45 Colt and 45 Long Colt ammo?

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.

What is differences between ammo 38 S and W 38 Spl. and 38 Spl. plus P?

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 (MORE)

Why can not you get ammo?

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 (MORE)

Can you shoot .380 ammo from a 357 revolver?

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.

What different kinds of ammo can you shoot through an 8MM rifle?

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 (MORE)

What is the difference between 223 ammo and 556MM ammo?

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.

Will 38 special ammo fit in a 38 colt revolver?

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.

What is the difference between 38 special ammo and 38 super ammo?

.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.

What ammo should be used for a smith and Wesson model 10 38 revolver?

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 (MORE)

What is TMJFP ammo?

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)

Can you shoot other than38plus p ammo in a smith and Wesson revolver?

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 (MORE)

How do you get ammo in wow?

Ammo has been removed from the game, it is no longer needed. Have fun with your unlimited bullets/arrows!

Are there 9mm ammo made for none automatics?

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 (MORE)

What difference does the number of grains mean in ammo?

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 (MORE)

Is 357 magnum for Glock the same ammo used in revolvers?

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 (MORE)

What is the difference between 9mm beretta ammo and regular 9mm ammo?

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 (MORE)

Can 22 long rifle ammo be used in 22 mag revolvers?

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.

What are the different types of 38 caliber ammo?

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 (MORE)

What is difference between 7.62x38 and 7.62x39 ammo?

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 (MORE)

Where to find ammo for H and A eureka No2 revolver?

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 (MORE)

What ammo can be used in a 38 spec revolver?

.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.