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Old December 11, 2019, 15:13   #1
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Barrel question

Is the barrel of a 357 revolver the same as in 38 special?
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Old December 11, 2019, 20:32   #2
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They both have the same bore if that is your question.
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Old December 12, 2019, 15:09   #3
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The correct groove diameter for .357 Magnum and .38 Special barrels in .357 inch. The bore diameter is .008 inch smaller at .349 inch.

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Old December 13, 2019, 00:43   #4
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Short answer: yes.

As the cylinder of a revolver is where the chamber is located unlike a semiautomatic or single shot gun which has the chamber attached to the barrel.
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