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.38 Special Ammo.

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by FIB, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. FIB

    FIB Member

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    Has anyone else noticed the lack of .38 Special Self Defense ammo? I have been to three stores and the selection of 9mm, .45 ACP and .40 S&W was impressive but very little for the .38 Special (mostly FMJ). I didn't realize how popular the .38 was.
     
  2. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    or, unpopular, and they're not wasting valuable production time on it...
     
  3. lwr_

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    The S&W 637 and 642 are the most popular selling concealed carry pistols in the nation. They are light, accurate and very concealable. More snubbies being carried than any other pistol. That is the reason you can't find 38 special.
     
  4. claybrdr

    claybrdr Well-Known Member

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    You certainly have your finger on the pulse of matters, BigM
     
  5. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    Are you talking guns? Or ammo?

    Last .38 "pistol" I saw was a model 52.

    I'm betting their more interested in their 9mm ammo production...
     
  6. smokintom

    smokintom Well-Known Member

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    I have 9 boxes of COP 38spl.+P solid copper 110gr.HP 25 rounds per box for $22 a box for sale.This is personal protection ammo.
     
  7. deercreek

    deercreek Well-Known Member

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    I have 4 boxes of Remington standard pressure 38 special in 110 gr. JHP for 19.75 per box plus UPS Ground at our shipper discounted rate.
     
  8. MNGuns

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    Second to shot shells, .38 Special is perhaps th easiest thing to reload. Cast bullets in a carbine can make for a fun afternoon.