For close to 100 years, 3.2 grains of Bullseye under a 158 grain lead bullet was THE standard handload for the .38 special. Or if you were a match shooter, 2.8 of Bullseye and a 148 lead wadcutter.
I didn't fight to defend your freedom so you could vote to take away mine.
"A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill."