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If it is only listed as .38 Special (spl), use only that ammo. If it is .38 S&W special, use only that ammo. Don't try to mix them. The diameters are not the same. If you still cannot determine the actual cartridge caliber, take it to a gunsmith and have them identify it for you.

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Q: What ammunition can you fire in a 38 special?
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