What is a 38 Special round?

38 Special Ammo The.38 Smith & Wesson Special (commonly “.38 Special,” “.38 Spl,” or “.38 Spc,” pronounced “thirty-eight special”) is a rimmed, centerfire cartridge designed by Smith & Wesson. It is most commonly used in revolvers like so many smaller “38 snub’s,” although some semi-automatic pistols and carbines also use this round.

When did Smith and Wesson introduce 38 Special Ammo?

Smith & Wesson introduced.38 Special ammo back in 1898 to feed their new revolver, which the U.S. military adopted for their standard issued sidearm. Like most firearm products, the military handgun and cartridge became popular among civilian shooters and police.

What kind of gun is the alis038?

. ALIS038 Double Speedloader Carrier/case/Pouch for 357 Magnum 6 & 7 Shots, 44 Magnum 5 Shot, S&W .38 Special 6 Shot Genuine Leather Handmade! . . . .

Is the 38 Special good for target practice?

The 38 Special bullet is actually.357 caliber, so it’s very common for gun makers to chamber their revolvers up for the more powerful.357 Magnum. Constructing a handgun for the heavier load will ensure the less expensive 38 Special round works just fine for target practice.

What brands of 38 Special Ammo do you carry?

We carry 38 Special ammo from top brand ammo manufacturers such as Federal, Remington, Winchester, Hornady, PMC and others. Whether you are buying bulk 38 Special ammunition for target shooting or personal protection 38 Special ammo, we’ve got it all!

What is the best 38 Special bullet for self defense?

Most shooters opt for a full metal jacket bullet for training or plinking while the jacketed hollow point rounds with an expanding bullet are better for self-defense/protection. Major ammo companies are still tweaking the 38 special design to get the most they can out of it.

Can a 38 Special fire from a Colt revolver?

The resulting design was a miraculous round for the time — capable of fitting not only the old .38 Long (and .38 Short) Colt weapons, but the new .38 Special cartridge could even fire from the Navy’s old cap-and-ball revolvers and the soon-to-come .357 Magnum.