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Old June 16, 2011, 10:40 AM   #7
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I have experimented with a lot of bullets and a lot of powders.
I have completely ignored load books and worked up from scratch.
I have been working with 100 year old Colt Police Positive 32 S&W long revolvers, but my favorite loads should work just as well in a 327Fed.
They do tend to blow out the forcing cone on antiques. If the barrel is immediately pulled, welded, and re cut to the thicker, the loads then work long term. If the revolver is shot with a distorted forcing cone, the timing can get screwed up.

6.5 gr 800X 85 gr Hornady, 1.29", easy out
13 gr LIL'GUN 85 gr HNDY, 1.29", easy out, case full,
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