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Old 09-24-2018, 08:05 PM
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Default Vintage Gun 32 S&W Long I frame load recommendations

Have an early '20s I frame revolver with 3 1/4" bbl. Casting 90-100 grn SWCs for it. Prob 90-100 RNs, and maybe WCs also in the future. What load data for those bullets are you using? Nothing but a fun gun to kill paper with. Anything that is paper accurate and won't beat the old gun up, but will let me enjoy shooting it. Thanx
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I use 2.0 grains of 231 with the 90 & 100 gr bullets. Nice and soft shooting. Larry
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Mine is a modified I frame with the coil spring. It sees a lot of 2.5 gr Red Dot with the Lee 90 swc. No need for hard bullets with these guns, cast soft and shoot slow and the grins will be there.
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Iím using 2.0 grains of Titegroup with a 95 grain SWC with good results. Very mild.
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My favorite load for my '20s vintage Regulation Police 32 (6" barrel) has long been 2.2-2.5 gr Bullseye behind a 95 gr swaged SWC. I think even the higher end load is still safe for about any swing-out, solid frame S&W, but YMMV.

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I do 2.1 grains HP-38/231 with a 98 grain wadcutter. That reminds me, I need to chronograph that.
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