Thanks, I thought that the firearm was rendered unsafe for usage.
The reloads were obtained from our father who was self-taught about firearms.
Upon firing the first round, the cylinder locked up, the casing (once ejected) showed the classic signs of over-pressure.
Brother is to get with Ruger and find out what the correct hole diameter should be.
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