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Old 10-18-2012, 11:37 PM   #1
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Can some one help me on bullet size, My lee book says 377 & my Hornady says 375. I a got mold from midway it called for a 358 what is going on

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Old 10-18-2012, 11:50 PM   #2
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The 38-55 thru the years has used many bullet diameters. Factory loads use .376 diameter jacketed bullets if I remember correctly. My last Winchester Hiwall used .379 diameter. You can slug your bore or try a couple of bullets sizes to see what works best in your gun. I've used up to .381 in some 38-55's.
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What hiwall said, slug your bore & go from there............
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