Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Alaska & Florida
I learned to shoot at the St. Petersburg, Florida police pistol range. They had a program for youth over 12, if memory serves me correctly, that taught safety and shooting positions and some range time with 22 rifles and live ammo. Before the live we spent several weeks dry firing the rifle they issued us. Anyway Mister Colley, the range officer, late became a friend and my gunsmith. Young boys always called someone they knew well by their first name with a mister before it if they were older them I was. That was just proper in the south.
Anyway Mr Jack taught me to reload, how to cast bullets and a lot about guns. My first centrrfire revolver was a Ruger 357 mag. I bought a couple molds. A 200 gr 357 rounded flat nose and a Keith semi wadcutter that was about 170 grains. With a charge of unique under the 200 grain i could hit milk cartons off the 100 yards bearm.
Anyway I’m think about a 200 gr WFN 357 cast bullets in either 38 case or the mag case with a charge of unique under it to duplicate the old English war time 200 gr webley load. I would bet that load would be a dandy self defense load.
Have you ever tried or know others that have used that load with success Dee?
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