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Old 01-12-2017, 05:29 AM
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I know you can fire .38 SPL ammo in a.357 Magnum, and can't fire a 357 Mag. round out of a .38 SPL ? I have a Carter Arms Bulldog .44 SPL. can a .44 Magnum round be fired in a .44 SPL or vice versa?
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...same as with the 38/357...you can fire a 44 special from a 44 magnum gun...but you can't fire a 44 magnum from a 44 special gun...
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The Magnum rounds mentioned have longer cases so they (in theory) cannot be fully seated in a Special cylinder, for safety reasons. There are revolvers out there in .38 Special that were made without chamber shoulders, and .357 Magnum rounds will chamber and fire, usually with spectacular results...no fair guessing in what way.
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