.44 special------.44-40

Charley

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Aug 7, 2008
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San Antonio
.44/40 is a bottleneck case, bullet diameter is a nominal .427. .44 Special is a straight case, bullet is a nominal .429.
 

robocop10mm

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Jan 9, 2009
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Round Rock
.44-40 also refered to as .44 WCF (Winchester Center Fire).
.44 Special is "officially" called the .44 Smith and Wesson Special.
 
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