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Q: What is the correct ammunition for a colt 38 detective special?
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How do you load a colt 38 detective special?

Open cylinder, insert ammunition.


What ammunition is used in a 38 caliber Colt Detective Special serial 51930?

Most say 38 special on the barrel


Can a colt detective special 38 caiber fire 38 special p rounds?

Post 1972 detective specials are rated for 3,000 rounds of +p ammunition but Colt recommends that after 3,000 rounds they be sent back to Colt for inspection.


How old is a colt detective special 153817?

Are you sure the serial number is correct? The Colt detective special was first produced in 1927 with a starting serial number of 331000,The Colt police positive special from which the Colt detective special was derived from with the serial number 153817 was made in 1918


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How old is a colt 38 detective special 900383?

I believe the answer to this question is that the colt 38 detective special 900383 is 40 years old. I believe the answer to this question is that the colt 38 detective special 900383 is 40 years old.


What is the value of a colt detective special that is from 1925 and has never been fired?

The Colt detective special only debuted in 1927 It was a shorten version of the Colt police positive special that debuted in 1908. What is the serial number of this Colt?


How old is a colt detective special serial number 536401?

your colt detective special dates to the year 1949 by the serial number provided.


Colt detective special?

Yes, Colt made a model called that.


What is the date of colt detective special 38 3021?

The Colt detective special was derived from the Colt positive special in 1927and the starting serial number for that year was 331000 so the serial number you show of 3021 does not match up as a Colt detective special. Now if the serial number was 383021 then it was made in 1930.


What ammunition is used in a 38 caliber Colt Detective Special serial 51930 What does an ?

Any commercial 38 special ammo can be used in a firearm marked 38 special caliber. (Remington,Federal,CCI,Fiocchi,etc.) The Colt serial number guide that I found on the internet says Colt Detective Specials with an "M"after the serial number started with the year 1975. The gun should have a shrouded extractor rod.