Do all 357 mag shoot 38?

Do all 357 mag shoot 38?

No; . 357 Magnum was specifically designed so it cannot be fired from handguns chambered in . 38 Special, but you can shoot .

Is a 38 or 357 Magnum more powerful?

38 Special has a muzzle energy of 208 foot-pounds, while the . 357 Magnum logs a muzzle energy of 539 foot pounds. The comparisons we’ve given have the same bullet sizes, making it clear that the . 357 Magnum is more powerful.

Are .38 Special and .357 the same?

357 Magnum are both rimmed, centerfire cartridges commonly used in revolvers. Except for case length, the . 38 and . 357 are virtually identical. .

Why are 38 and 357 the same?

The only external dimensional difference between .38 Special and .357 magnum is the difference in case length; this was done to prevent accidentally loading a .357 magnum cartridge in to a .38 Special revolver that is not designed for the .357 magnum’s higher chamber pressure.

What is the best 38 Special Ammo?

Not surprisingly, Winchester Ranger Bonded ammunition is one of the preferred types of ammunition for law enforcement agencies and are an excellent choice for .38 Special self-defense ammo.

What is the best 357 Mag round?

Best .357 Magnum Training Rounds. The Sellier & Bellot 158 Grain FMJ is an excellent round. It shoots a 158 Grain FMJ bullet at a muzzle velocity of 1263 fps. It is excellent for target or as a training bullet.

Can 38 Special shoot 357 rounds?

Yes, all 357 magnum caliber revolvers, rifles and single shot handgun (rifles too) will work perfectly with 38 specials. Only 357 guns which will not work with 38 specials are pistols.

What is a 38 caliber revolver?

.38 Caliber Pistol. The .38 caliber revolver is a six-shot handgun, made with two and four-inch barrels, manufactured by Colt , Ruger, and Smith & Wesson. The two-inch barrel weapons are used by Criminal Investigation Division and counterintelligence personnel.