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  • KrakenFan69's Avatar
    10-13-2018, 05:38 PM
    I picked up a S&W 627 and plan to shoot 38 Medium Colt (38 Long Colt cut to 0.900") with a 158 gn projectile. Currently I'm running a Lee 358-158 RF. It works but I fear the flat point will be a bit of a hindrance during speed reloads in IPSC. ...
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    10-11-2018, 08:30 PM
    So I picked up a S&W 627. Looking to load something between a Short Colt and a Long colt in length. Trying to make some loads with 0.900" brass. I I find load data for the Long Colt, I should assume higher pressure and thus reduce the charge in...
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    10-10-2018, 08:55 PM
    Cut down 200 38 Special cases to 0.900" to load for competition. I'll be running the Lee 358-158 RF projectile for now. Might try some Lee 356-124 2R as well. Ran some of the 158's with 2.8 and 3 gn Clays and was moderately pleased. Kraken...
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    10-01-2018, 11:01 PM
    I have had some measure of success with the Arsenal 225-61 Elvis mold Hi-Tek coated. My best accuracy is with CFE223 but I'm not getting a complete burn and carbon fouling pretty bad. Need to do more testing and find a better load. 4895 was...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
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BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
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