Originally Posted by Alnamvet68
I understand that all new production 38's are all +P rated
That's a dangerous bit if misinformation there. Where did you learn it?
Advice #10 in my "10 Advices for Novice Handloaders" is this one:
Verify for yourself everything you learn. Believe only half of what you see and one quarter of what you hear. That goes double for everything you find on the internet from casual sources.
Especially that nimrod at Bass Pro