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nozeppo 02-23-2010 12:00

Can the G33 (357) fire 38 cal cartriges
 
I feel stupid askingb but My 357 revolver can fire 38 cal. Can the G33?

NitLion 02-23-2010 17:00

http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/6...ceammuniti.png
The silver cased round is 357 Magnum. The one to it's left is a 38 Special. The one to the 38 special's left is the 357 Sig

G33 02-23-2010 20:52

Sorry...no.
:wavey:

G33 02-23-2010 20:52

Quote:

Originally Posted by NitLion (Post 14816901)
http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/6...ceammuniti.png
The silver cased round is 357 Magnum. The one to it's left is a 38 Special. The one to the 38 special's left is the 357 Sig

Nice!
:wavey:

G-31 02-24-2010 14:06

.357 sig is actually a .355" round (9mm). The .357 mag and .38 are both .357".

Tech-Head 03-05-2010 18:24

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G-31 03-05-2010 20:44

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tech-Head (Post 14883905)
Unfortunately, the nature of a semi-auto does not promote the use of multiple calibres (like a wheel gun does) w/o changing barrels, extractors, ejectors, etc. (and even then it's not possible with most semi's - Glocks being the primary exception.) Having said that, I'm not certain that even the VERY few autos designed to shoot 357 Magnum will reliably or accurately fire 38SPL. Too much reliance on the extractor for head spacing and too much "leade" (a fancy rifle term referring to the unrifled part of the barrel near the chamber which can negatively affect accuracy.) Not to mention the 1/10" (or was it 1/8") difference in cartridge length which I would think would cause magazine issues.

You're signature is awesome. :rofl:

Tech-Head 03-06-2010 01:44

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