Round Ball Loads

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Re: Round Ball Loads

Postby EdinGa » 21 Aug 2019 19

I do it with 38 special brass and 000 buckshot from Rotometals. I shoot them single shot in my Henry. I bell the case slightly and seat them about midway by hand. I follow up with a light crimp with a Lee factory crimp die. 1.5 grains of Hodgdon Titewad launches the 80 grain ball around 700 fps. They are super quiet and surprisingly accurate out to 25 or 30 yards
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Re: Round Ball Loads

Postby Ohio3Wheels » 22 Aug 2019 08

I finally picked up some 100 grain coated conical bullets from Precision Bullets and have been working on some loads using Trail Boss in 357 magnum cases. So far 4.8 grains of TB and a light crimp with the FCD feeds well through the Rossi and is accurate enough at 25 yards to continue working with it.

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Re: Round Ball Loads

Postby EdinGa » 01 Sep 2019 12

There is some really good information in the link below. Pay particular attention to the posters named shu and clark.
I tried it this weekend with spectacular results. I never dreamed I could attain this lever of quietness and still get decent velocity. I haven't tested it for accuracy, but I've been rolling cans all weekend. These are single load only in my 92.

https://www.thehighroad.org/index.php?t ... fle.62176/
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