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Old 09-04-2021, 10:09 PM
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Good evening. I picked up some 95 GR LSWC's that I plan to use for some H&R Mag Reloads. Been looking in my reloading books and can't find load data specific to this bullet. Can anyone point me in the right direction for recipes (got a wide variety of powder to work with) ...or know any proven loads using 95 LSWC's? Thanks in advance for help ...
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Old 09-04-2021, 10:24 PM
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Hodgdon has load data cor a 90gr cast bullet, you can probably use that but not to the max charge. Lyman #50 doesn't have data for a cast bullet over 85gr. Sorry I can't help you more.
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Old 09-04-2021, 10:32 PM
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Thanks for the quick response. I always go straight for my hardcopy reloading manuals and at times forget about this great online resource.
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What range of loading are you interested in? Target, mid-range, or "lively"?

The .32 H&R Mag works with a lot of powders...

Here's a link to an article from Handloader Magazine... lots of good info

.32 H&R Magnum Pet Loads

Another great resource for loads for a great many cartridges in general, is the M.D Smith website, this is the link to the .32 H&R Mag loads:

M.D. Smith .32 H&R Magnum

I use Unique for many of the different cartridges I reload, so I also use it for .32 H&R Mag. I'm using 3.5 gr. of Unique with a 90 gr. hard cast lead SWC, out of a Ruger Blackhawk and my S&W 16-4.
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Just to add to the above, Alliant has data for a 98gr HBWC using Bullseye.

Alliant Powder - Reloader's Guide

Western Powders only had data for a 100gr lead bullet.

Where did you get those bullets? It seems none of the sources have data for them.
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Old 09-04-2021, 10:53 PM
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I picked these up at an estate sale. They are from National Bullet Company out of Eastlake, Ohio. A quick Google search shows they are no longer in business. Really appreciate everyone's help and input ...
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Old 09-04-2021, 11:14 PM
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And ... plan on working up medium loads for my 16-4. I must say ... researching National Bullet Company is an interesting read on how they ended up closing.
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Old 09-05-2021, 06:48 PM
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Look up loads with the RCBS 98 SWC. IME, that bullet and bore just love each other.
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Please keep us informed as to your actual, at-the-range results. I find it strange that with all the interest over the last few years in various iterations of the 32 revolver rounds, the amount of solid, range tested data isn’t as great (in amount) as I would expect.

The bullets and moulds to which I have access are mostly a little heavier than the bullet in question, but additions to the general knowledge base of 32s is welcome.

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Old 09-06-2021, 01:49 PM
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I have a few hundred of the National Bullet Company 98gr HBWC. I also have 500 if the Speer 98gr HBWC.

I've used HS6, 231, 2400, 4227, Unique, H110, N110, and N340.

I may get to shoot some later this month. I will report back with velocity and group size results.

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