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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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  • alliant reloading data
  • reloading brass
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The Ultimate Reloading Manual


.38 Long Colt in a Colt Model 1877DA (Venturino Data)

.38 Long Colt in a Colt Model 1877DA (Venturino Data)
Warning! Notes: test gun: Colt Model 1877DA "Lightning" 4 1/2" barrel; cases used: Winchester .38 Special brass shortened to .88 inch by Buffalo Arms; primer used: CCI-550 Small Pistol Magnum ("Shooting Sixguns of the Old West")
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
127 Rapine #380-130 heel-type Goex FFg Subscribe 663
Remarks: group average (in.): 3.08
127 Rapine #380-130 heel-type Goex FFFg Subscribe 765
Remarks: group average (in.): 3.67
127 Rapine #380-130 heel-type Hodgdon CTG Subscribe 628
Remarks: group average (in.): 3.04
127 Rapine #380-130 heel-type Hodgdon Pyrodex P Subscribe 760
Remarks: group average (in.): 2.38
150 Rapine #358-145 hollowbase Goex FFg Subscribe 612
Remarks: group average (in.): 4.00
150 Rapine #358-145 hollowbase Goex FFFg Subscribe 671
Remarks: group average (in.): 3.46
150 Rapine #358-145 hollowbase Hodgdon CTG Subscribe 486
Remarks: group average (in.): 4.50
150 Rapine #358-145 hollowbase Hodgdon Pyrodex P Subscribe 715
Remarks: group average (in.): 3.75