What does CTG stand for on a gun?
“CTG” as it appears on the roll mark of a Smith and Wesson revolver is simply an abbreviation for the word “cartridge”. It is NOT a designation of the model of the firearm, when you see “. 38 S&W Special CTG” on the side of the gun it just means it’s chambered in . 38 special.
What is the difference between 38 Special and 38 S&W?
What’s the difference? 38 S&W is shorter and fatter than 38 S&W Special (just about everyone just calls it 38 Special). They are NOT interchangeable. A 38 S&W will not fit in the hole of a 38 Special, and a 38 Special is too long for the cylinder of a 38 S&W.
Can 38 SW shoot 38 special?
The . 38 S&W uses a fatter case and a slightly larger bullet than the . 38 Special. If your chambers are sloppy, or if the cases are undersized, and you can fit them into your gun, yes, you can shoot them.
What does colt CTG mean?
CTG=cartridge. 357 Magnums are perfectly compatible with S&W M28s. 38 Specials, 38 Long Colt and 38 Short Colt are as well.
Do they still make 45 Gap ammo?
45 GAP pistols were produced by a few firearm manufacturers other than Glock. However, as time went on, many of these firearms were discontinued and, currently, Glock is the only manufacturer of handguns chambered for . 45 GAP ammunition.
Why do they call it 38 special?
38″ referring to the approximate diameter of the loaded brass case. This came about because the original . 38-caliber cartridge, the . 38 Short Colt, was designed for use in converted .
Will a 38 Special stop a bear?
The bear was very close when the hiker drew a 2-inch S&W . 38 special revolver from his pocket and shot the bear once in the neck killing it. Based on my own experiences with similar loads, I surmise that the velocity was in the low 700 FPS range when fired from the 1.8-inch barrel.
Is 38 Special lethal?
38 Special is absolutely a lethal round.