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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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.38 S&W / .38 Smith & Wesson (Accurate Loading Guide #2)

.38 S&W / .38 Smith & Wesson (Accurate Loading Guide #2)
Warning! Notes: The bore dimensions of handguns chambered for the .38 S&W tend to be somewhat larger than those in the .38 Special. For best results, the use of a cast bullet correctly fitted to the gun's cylinder and barrel dimensions is recommended. Gun: Obermeyer; barrel length: 7 1/2"; primer: WSP; case: WW; max length: 0.775"; trim length: 0.755"; OAL max: 1.240"; OAL min: 1.160".
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
158 CP Bullets (L) SWC Accurate AAC-N100 Subscribe 635
Remarks: start load; cartridge length: 1.120"
158 CP Bullets (L) SWC Accurate AAC-N100 Subscribe 722
Remarks: maximum load; cartridge length: 1.120"; 9,300 cup
158 CP Bullets (L) SWC Accurate AAC-2 Subscribe 664
Remarks: start load; cartridge length: 1.120"
158 CP Bullets (L) SWC Accurate AAC-2 Subscribe 754
Remarks: maximum load; cartridge length: 1.120"; 10,700 cup
158 CP Bullets (L) SWC Accurate AAC-5 Subscribe 675
Remarks: start load; cartridge length: 1.120"
158 CP Bullets (L) SWC Accurate AAC-5 Subscribe 767
Remarks: maximum load; cartridge length: 1.120"; 10,100 cup
195 Penny's (L) RN Accurate AAC-2 Subscribe 574
Remarks: start load; cartridge length: 1.240"
195 Penny's (L) RN Accurate AAC-2 Subscribe 653
Remarks: maximum load; cartridge length: 1.240"; 12,700 cup
195 Penny's (L) RN Accurate AAC-5 Subscribe 539
Remarks: start load; cartridge length: 1.240"
195 Penny's (L) RN Accurate AAC-5 Subscribe 613
Remarks: maximum load; cartridge length: 1.240"; 10,600 cup