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Old February 19, 2013, 02:42 PM   #1
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EAA Windicator .38 Special

Can the .38 Special +P bullets be used in this gun? I have the crome, 4" barrell model.

Also, how about The Armscor .38 Special with a 4" barrell?
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Old February 19, 2013, 04:03 PM   #2
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There was a thread recently on the Armscor .38. Upshot was, Armscor does not recommend +P.
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Old February 19, 2013, 05:55 PM   #3
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If you're thinking of carrying these guns with more powerful cartridges, like +Ps,
and you had to use it, probably nothing bad would happen with the few rounds fired.
But they are not meant to have +Ps for a steady diet.
Better to choose ammo of normal .38 pressures, that are recommended as effective for your needs.
If you really need more, best get a .357.
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Old February 20, 2013, 10:16 AM   #4
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Both low-grade guns. The EAA Windicator is infamous for fundamentally bad metallurgy, which of course can't be fixed after the fact.
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