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What are these live reload rounds for? Never seen them before.
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November 21, 2021 - 11:55 am
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Bought a one-owner '76 15-2 with reloaded ammo that is likely 25-40yrs old.

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Wadcutters. For target shooting. Probably 38 Special. They make perfectly round, neat holes. Used against flesh they can be devastating. 

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.38 Special mid range. I shoot them in my S&W Model 52-2.

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I use to have a bullet mold for wad cutter lead bullets. 135 gr bevel base. Use to load them up side down. They would put a 1/2” hole in a piece of plywood

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Ole Dog said
Wadcutters. For target shooting. Probably 38 Special. They make perfectly round, neat holes. Used against flesh they can be devastating. 

  

They are 38S.   Being flat, do they damage the barrel?

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November 21, 2021 - 7:28 pm
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Matthew Quigley on handguns:

“I said I never had much use for one. Never said

I didn't know how to use it.”

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Upside down like 10Magnuns loaded them they are essentially hollow points. Ouch!!! 

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November 23, 2021 - 11:21 am
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Lots of our local target shooters load wadcutters like this for target shooting.  Boosts case pressure, thus requiring minimal powder; or, as they prefer to say, "just enough powder to knock the [steel] target over".

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Wadcutters of course! Surprised you hadn’t seen those before. Nice clean holes in paper targets as others have said. 

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My local range used to carry copper plated wadcutters, I still have a small amount left! Very light shooting usually.

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Andrew1220 said
Wadcutters of course! Surprised you hadn’t seen those before. Nice clean holes in paper targets as others have said. 

  

I have just never seen them completely sunken into the brass before.   I guess before, I assumed the a flat-nosed, semi-wadcutter was only kind?

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