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Does anyone have any experience reloading the .357/.38 ammo?
I'm looking for suggestions concerning the various components .
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For decades, my favorite .38 Spl. load was 3 grains Bullseye behind a 158 grain, cast lead SWC. It gave good accuracy in my Smith & Wesson Model 10 to the point I could squirrel hunt with it.
 

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Does anyone have any experience reloading the .357/.38 ammo?
I'm looking for suggestions concerning the various components .
Thanks in advance.
Mark
.38 and .357 are the only pistol ammo I reload anymore.

I like Starline brass with Sierra bullets. Load mostly Bullseye and Unique powder with Federal Primers.

I carry a .38 and .357 (take turns), depends on what vehicle I am driving. I have some real good loads for both using 125 gr Sierra. If you are interested I can provide some loading data (from the Sierra loading manual). From testing I get good penetration from both. The 158 gr. loads are good also. I used them in Vietnam in .38.

Frank
 
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