32 S&W Long may be fired in arms chambered for the longer H&R and Federal magnums; although the longer cartridges should not fit and must not be fired in arms designed for the shorter and less powerful cartridges. 32 S&W Long and . 32 Long Colt are not interchangeable.
Can you shoot 32 S&W Long in 32 S&W?
32 S&W cartridges may be fired in arms chambered for these longer cartridges. . 32 ACP and . 32 S&W are not the same cartridge and are not interchangeable.
Is 32 Colt the same as 32 Smith and Wesson?
32 Colt New Police cartridge which is essentially identical to the . 32 S&W Long, other than it has a flat bullet nose. It is possible to use . 32 ACP cartridges in a revolver chambered in .
Is a 38 cal bigger than a 9mm?
Heck, both bullets are about the same size; . 38 Special uses a bullet . 357 inches in diameter, the 9mm round is . 355.
Is the .32 ACP powerful enough?
While many people felt that the . 32 ACP was too underpowered (even with hollow-point ammunition) to be adequate for close-range self-defense, they considered a properly loaded . 380 pistol as the minimum acceptable self-defense caliber.
What’s the difference between.32 long and.32 short?
The .32s I have in mind aren’t a single cartridge, but a family of four cartridges: .32 Short, .32 Long, .32 H&R Magnum, and .327 Federal Magnum. .32 Short, also known as .32 S&W Short or just .32 S&W, was introduced way back in 1878 as a black powder cartridge for small concealable revolvers.
Which is bigger A.32 Long Colt or.32’S & W Long?
A .32 long Colt cartridge chambers easily. A .32 S&W long will not go past the bullet. That tells me that the .32 S&W long has a case that is slightly larger than a .32 long Colt. If you are comparing the .32 long Colt to the .32 S&W long, all I can tell you is that I have a Marlin Ballard #2 Sporting Rifle stamped 32 Long on the barrel.
What’s the difference between A.32 and.32’S & W?
The .32 Colt bullets a nominal .313 in diameter and so is the cartridge case. The chamber in a gun designed to fire a .32 Colt is the same size as the barrel. The .32 S&W (short and long) as well as the various .32 magnums all use the same diameter bullet, .313, but their cases are ~0.02″ LARGER exteranally than the bullet.
What’s the difference between A.32’s and W Long cartridge?
The .32 S&W Long cartridge is derived from the .32 S&W, by increasing the overall brass case length, to hold more powder. Since the .32 S&W headspaces on the rim and shares the rim dimensions and case and bullet diameters of the longer .32 S&W Long, .32 S&W cartridges may be fired in arms chambered for these longer cartridges.