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    Would somebady please help me out in this retarded moment. Can a 4 Magnum (S&W 629) shoot 44 Special rounds?

    There is really no reason I am asking other than to know.

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    To add to Scott's affirmative - again yes ........ the situation is same as .38 spl's in a .357 mag.

    Main thing is to remember that the shorter spl case will permit over time with use, a carbon ring to build up in the cylinder chambers.

    let that get too much and chambering the longer mag cases can get difficult. So - good cleaning is important if using a lot of the shorter cases.

    If you look at a Smith X frame .460 - that in fact can handle .45LC, .454 and the big .460 - again carbon ring build up can be important to consider with use of the lower power rounds with shorter cases.
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    sure as said above its the 357 / 39 Sp thing

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    sure as said above its the 357 / 39 Sp thing
    You bin sizing them boolitts oversize again then Bud???
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    Can a 4 Magnum (S&W 629) shoot 44 Special rounds?
    I would think that the 44 magnum, being much bigger than the 4Magnum could not.



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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns View Post
    I would think that the 44 magnum, being much bigger than the 4Magnum could not.



    Yeah I thought I caught that typo, one of these day I will get the soda out of the keyboard of my laptop.

    Thanks for the help all, I was wondering if it was the same as 38/357
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    Although I don't shoot 44 special I choose to load low to medium velocity magnum cases and enjoy plinking.
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