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Old September 9, 2000, 02:29 PM   #1
Jeffly
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I was looking at a wb sight for some bullets for cowboy shooting, The 38 cal. bullets were listed as .358. Is this an acceptable bullet size to load for a .357 gun? Thanks Jeff
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Old September 9, 2000, 03:56 PM   #2
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Jeffly Yes this is acceptable most all lead bullet are .001 larger then jacketed bullets.
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Old September 9, 2000, 06:32 PM   #3
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char923's on the money, especially since you're shooting a .38 cal

Not to worry. For whatever reason, the .38's are really .358 nominal diameter.

If you want to go for that extra li'l bit of accuracy using casts bullets, you can slug your bore/cylinder & size your bullets to +.001" over-sized.
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