What size is the bore on a 38 special?

What size is the bore on a 38 special?

.38 Special
Bullet diameter .357 in (9.1 mm)
Neck diameter .379 in (9.6 mm)
Base diameter .379 in (9.6 mm)
Rim diameter .44 in (11 mm)

What’s the difference between 38 special and 38 S&W?

There’s no difference between a . 38 and a 38 special. The former refers to a caliber with a . 357 inch bullet diameter, while the latter is a cartridge variant under the .

Is a 38 special a powerful handgun?

38 Special, there’s no doubt about that. Standard pressure . 38 Special only produces 264 foot-pounds of force (147-grain bullet at 900 feet per second out of a 4-inch barrel), while standard pressure 9mm can produce 365 foot-pounds of force (124-grain bullet at 1,150 feet per second).

Is .38 S&W the same as .38 short?

The bores are different and it will result in split cases. The . 38 Short Colt cannot be shot in a . 38 S&W even though they look very much alike; their cases are slightly different as is the bullet diameter.

What’s bigger 9mm or 38 Special?

Both bullets are equal in bullet diameter, the 9mm case is about 3/8 of an inch shorter than the . 38 Special but boasts double the pressure.

Is a 38 Special a good gun to carry?

While it’s much more manageable than other compact magnums, shooting .38 Special is an absolute breeze, even with stout carry loads. The 2-inch model is the carry gun, while 4-inch, 5-inch and 6-inch barrel models can also be had.

What kind of Trigger do you use on a 38 Special?

This .38 Special revolver features a polymer lower frame and lightweight alloy upper for lightness and easy carry. A unique cammed DAO trigger ensures a smooth pull from front to back. The LCR is perfect for those who think the Ruger SP101 is a touch too much.

How much is a Navy 38 Special revolver worth?

Uberti 1851 Navy Conversion 38 Special Revolver. $549.99. Brand: Uberti. Item Number: 341360.

Why do you like the 38 SPL so much?

The reason I love the .38 SPL so much is because it’s so elastic in function. Most people have one general power level for their semi-autos due to the fact that the guns won’t function with ammo that’s not energetic enough to cycle the slide.