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Interesting day....

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I went to the range this morning to test some new 158gr LRN reloads. I shot 12 each of the following:

HP-38 3.1gr WSP
HP-38 3.3gr WSP
HP-38 3.5gr WSP
HP-38 3.7gr WSP

The 3.3 and 3.1 shot the most accurate at 25yds.

Interesting thing happened. When I went to empting the cylinder of the first six 3.7gr, one casing didn't drop out. Pulled it out by hand, and the casing was split, starting about 1/4 in. from the mouth, going to 1/4 in. from the rim. No sign of high pressure from the primer point of view...must have just been a weak case.

I checked the inside of the cylinder it was in, and absolutly no sign of any, I really love this GP100.....

Will try to post a pic later.....
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That GP is really getting a workout! Sounds like you're loading as many cartridges in a day as I am in a month. :eek:
I'm averaging loading about 700/week and my bil and I are shooting 400/week. I still have 1000 clean and 1000 new brass to load up.....
I just deprimed the last of my 357 brass. I have about 900 pieces. I got another 250 last night for $4. :)
You'll have to give us a 20,000 round report. Let us know if it's broken in yet.
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