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No. Only use what is stamped on the barrel.

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Q: Can you use 9 mm ammo in a 38 caliber handgun?
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Can you shoot 38 caliber ammo in 357 handgun?

Yes you can. The bore is the same size.

Colt police 38 positive what ammo do you use?

38 caliber revolver ammo

Can a 380 caliber handgun and a 38 caliber handgun be the same or have same ammo type?

No, i asume you dont have see .380 pistol and a revolver 38 spl, the .380 and 38 spl ammo share de same diameter boot no the longer, the 38 is for a 38 special revolver tipe and the .380 is for an automatic pistol tipe some people call 9mm short.

Can you shoot .38 caliber ammo in a 380 caliber handgun?

No. Ammo designated as .38 or .38 special is different than ammo designated as .380. .380 is designed for semi-auto handguns and .38 ammo is for revolvers.More to the point, the .38 Special has a longer case, and a larger diameter projectile. The .38 special bullet measures .357" diameter, the .380 measures .355" diameter. The .38 special is a 'rimmed' cartridge, and the .380 is 'rimless'. Luckily, .38 Special ammo will not fit in a .380 magazine, otherwise the results could be disastrous, possibly turning your .380 handgun into a hand grenade.

What is the strongest shot available for a 38 special handgun to use against bear?

The strongest ammo available for .38 (and for most any other caliber) is plus-P-plus. However, .38 special is not particularly effective against bears.

What ammo does a glock 38 use?

Caliber is .45 GAP (Glock auto pistol)

What kind of ammo can be shot out of a 38 caliber revolver?

38 special.

Is there ammo available for a 2nd generation Iver Johnson 38 cal?

Yes, 38 caliber ammo is available.

Can 40 ammo be used for a 38 caliber gun?

Absolutely not.

How do you clean a 38 caliber handgun?

Find a gunsmith and ask to be shown how.

Can you shoot P 38 caliber ammo in a SW nickel Plated model 36 38 caliber revolver?

NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DO NOT EVEN TRY TO DO THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Can you shoot Remington 38 caliber ammo in a 357 magnum pistol?


Is a 38 caliber more powerful than a 40 caliber handgun?

it is a little less powerful but not by much

Can you shoot 38 caliber ammo in a 357 magnum rifle?

Yes If it is .38 special, this is correct. There are other types of .38 caliber other than .38 special, however.

Is there only one type ammo for a smith and Wesson 38 caliber revolver?


Can you shoot 38 caliber ammo in a 94ae 357?

38 Special only, do not try to fire other types of 38 in it

Can 38 cal ammo be used in a 38 Sp Lady smith?

The current production Ladysmith (by Smith and Wesson) fires .38 Special ammo, and can use any factory .38 Special ammo. Do not confuse the current Ladysmith with a tiny .22 caliber revolver made by S&W years ago.

What is a 1906 smith and Wesson 38 caliber handgun worth?

50-400 usd

Can you shoot 38 caliber ammo in a 9mm?

No, it wouldn't even come close to fitting and would be very dangerous even if it did. One can only use the ammo a firearm is chambered for.

Can you use 38 super ammo in a 38 revolver?


Can you shoot 38 caliber plus P ammo in a Taurus Brazil 38 special?

Yes. Shooting a lot will accelerate wear on the gun, but occasional use is OK.

Does anyone manufacture a 38 caliber semi automatic handgun?

Not in .38 Special. Several manufacturers make handguns in .38 Super, though.

What ammunition can you fire in a 38 special?

If it is only listed as .38 Special (spl), use only that ammo. If it is .38 S&W special, use only that ammo. Don't try to mix them. The diameters are not the same. If you still cannot determine the actual cartridge caliber, take it to a gunsmith and have them identify it for you.

What is the exact type of ammo for a particular firearm?

Question is too broad to answer. In general, use ammunition that is the same as the caliber or gauge marked on the firearm. If it is marked .38 Special, use only .38 Special- NOT .38 S&W, NOT .380. NOT .38 Super.

Do they make a 38 caliber in semi-auto-matic?

Yes- but not very common. There is an automatic pistol caliber known as the .38 Super, which does not interchange with the .38 Special revolver cartridge. There have been a small number of target pistols built to shoot .38 Special Wadcutter target ammo. And there is at least one auto pistol made in caliber .357 Magnum (revolver cartridge). However, revolver ammo is rimmed, and auto pistol ammo is rimless- there are usually feeding problems when an auto pistol is made for revolver ammo.