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    Have not examined any.

    Have not examined any.
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    That sounds fairly standard, based on my...

    That sounds fairly standard, based on my experience. Sometimes you get inside one of these and find other issues.

    I don't work on Colts, but have Sandy Garrett at Northern Virginia Gun Works do...
  3. The .309 gets shot in barrels of .310 groove or...

    The .309 gets shot in barrels of .310 groove or less, the .312 if barrel over .310. I collect .32 ACP pistols and groove diameters run all over the map. The Berettas, 1903 Colts and SIG P230 all shot...
  4. Not sure there is much to be gained compared to...

    Not sure there is much to be gained compared to my .32 ACP +P handload with .309" diameter Hornady 90-grain XTP with 3 grains of AutoComp, except for greater muzzle blast and flash, being less...
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    You can already do that with 3 grains of AutoComp...

    You can already do that with 3 grains of AutoComp and .309" diameter Hornady 90-grain XTP at 0.955" OAL in Starline .32 ACP brass with Federal 200 primer. Just don't try it in a KelTec or Beretta...
  6. Based upon my experience shooting hot loaded...

    Based upon my experience shooting hot loaded .32H&R Mags and .32-20s a flat-nosed FMJ with meplat greater than half of bullet diameter will not "flip" but should produce straight-through penetration...
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    A pair of fun Colt .32 pocket bunny guns. I...

    A pair of fun Colt .32 pocket bunny guns.

    I know the thread said revolvers, but I couldn't resist showing my old and new Beretta .32 ACPs, just the thing if you are charged by a horde of rabid...
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    This is an older article which talks about older...

    This is an older article which talks about older .22 pistols, but is a good read and food for thought:

    A .22 Pistol for the Evader or Survivor - The Fundamental Truths:

    A .22 auto pistol isn't...
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    We all miss Art Bell. I used to listen to him...

    We all miss Art Bell. I used to listen to him when he broadcast from Manila in the PI.
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    If you don't get enough of Alex Jones on...

    If you don't get enough of Alex Jones on Inforwars or Prison Planet you can listen to him on shortwave WWCR Nashville, TN after the bible thumpers go to bed and hear his pitch for survival food and...
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    CountyComm GP -5SSB, 200 memory presets. smart...

    CountyComm GP -5SSB, 200 memory presets. smart scan mode, AM, FM, SW, LSB, USB. Fits in BDU pocket and runs on 3 AA batteries.
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    Alliant does not recommend magnum primers with...

    Alliant does not recommend magnum primers with #2400. Nor does current Speer No.14.
    I load 12 grains in .357 with Hunter's Supply 190 LFN with WSPs.
  13. Thread: 9mm in a .38

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    I never measured any. Perhaps.If so not best...

    I never measured any. Perhaps.If so not best engineering solution unless core pure lead and jacket thin enough to encourage base upset.
  14. Thanks. Noting the figures in the upper right...

    Thanks. Noting the figures in the upper right corner, these are examples for shortening the nose to increase meplat diameter. Or if you want a specific, lighter weight state how heavy you want by...
  15. Thread: 9mm in a .38

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    The 9mm bullets are too small to fit and seal the...

    The 9mm bullets are too small to fit and seal the cylinder throats and I would expect accuracy to be poor. Furthermore, I would expect gas lancing around the undersized bullet to cause erosion of the...
  16. Accurate 36-185H is optimized for WW2 S&W Victory Models in .38-200 or .38 Special

    Accurate 36-185H is a double-crimp groove design.
    80694

    You would use the rear crimp groove for loading .38 S&W brass for 1.275" OAL or the front crimp groove for 1.555" OAL in the .38 Special.
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    Reaming does not produce a round and concentric...

    Reaming does not produce a round and concentric hole. The resulting surface finish is inferior to the factory roller-burnished surface. For what you will spend in tools and the cylinders you will...
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    Over 0.010" cylinder gap and you are very likely...

    Over 0.010" cylinder gap and you are very likely to stick one of those low velocity 130 FMJ range loads in the barrel. This was a common problem with the Army Ball M41 load shooting in worn out WW2...
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    VERY important when measuring velocity in...

    VERY important when measuring velocity in revolvers, to be able to make meaningful comparisons between guns, loads and barrel length is TO MEASURE BARREL-CYLINDER GAP!

    Today it is common to...
  20. The USBP test and evaluations of Ruger Six series...

    The USBP test and evaluations of Ruger Six series vs. S&W speak volumes and are in the public domain. PM me with an email address which can accept 20MB of .pdf attachments and I can send them to you.
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    Your revolver is a 1903 .32 Hand Ejector,...

    Your revolver is a 1903 .32 Hand Ejector, probably produced between 1900 and 1920. Stick to light loads, 2 grains of Bullseye or Titegroup with. A 95-100 grain soft lead bullet of .314-.315 diameter...
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    Marc Polymeropoulos, former Senior CIA Operations...

    Marc Polymeropoulos, former Senior CIA Operations Officer, in his book, Clarity in Crisis, his career, and his experiences with "the Havana Syndrome."
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    Unless you have a badge or retired credential...

    Unless you have a badge or retired credential they won't fix it. Current production S&Ws are expensive disposables.
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    A "DCU" - factory jargon. for "doesn t carry up"...

    A "DCU" - factory jargon. for "doesn t carry up" refers to timing and indexing of the charge holes. Correction is accomplished by adjusting or replacing the hand or pawl.

    Failure of the cylinder...
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    A standard-sized K-frame Airweight Model 12 is...

    A standard-sized K-frame Airweight Model 12 is just about ideal in that application.
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