2nd Opinion; Save your brass. .38 Special is ridiculously expensive as factory ammo, and ridiculously easy to reload.
If you have any questions on reloading, I am more than happy to tell you what I know .....
Thanks Jimbob86, but I need to get the fundamentals down before I get into any of that.
Plus, I live in an upper duplex, and I don't really have a work area to do that kind of stuff.