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Old March 15, 2000, 11:43 PM   #1
Bill Daniel
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I would like to reload some light target loads for my wife. She has a S&W J-frame 357 and I recently bought some 141 grain SWC bullets. Can anyone recommend your favorite load?

Starline Brass
National Bullet Co. copper clad 141gr.bullet
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Old March 16, 2000, 02:22 AM   #2
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Bill. E-mail me. I don't post loads on the forums.
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Old March 18, 2000, 05:52 AM   #3
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Gee, Paul, now you've got me thinking. Well, here goes.
Bill, I routinely load up a 115 gr swc or a 125 gr rnl over 4.0 gr of 700-x for my wife and now my 13 year old daughter who will be starting plate shooting this spring. I use 357 mixed headstamp brass.
My pet load for the indoor PPC league is a 158 gr swcl over 3.2 gr Bullseye in 357 brass. I haven't use 38 brass in years. Everything goes in 357 brass.
If I were to use a 141 gr swc, I would try 4.0 gr 700-x or 3.5 gr Bullseye.

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Old March 20, 2000, 04:34 AM   #4
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Try W231, too.

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Old March 20, 2000, 12:12 PM   #5
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I've never used a 141 grain bullet, but for a 148 grain DEWC I've built accurate light loads with 4.0 grains of Bullseye.

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Old March 20, 2000, 01:36 PM   #6
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I don't post loads over forums either, but 2.7 grs Bullseye over a 148 WC in a .38 case is the Bullseye load. Everybody knows that so I'm not giving up anything.

Very accurate, very light recoil, cuts great holes for target/scoring and a dandy small game load.
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Old March 20, 2000, 11:57 PM   #7
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Paul B.,WESHOOT2,JohnnyBravo,Joe Hatley and LabGrade:
Thanks for your help!
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