Birdshot in .38 spl cases

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by jigsaw, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. jigsaw

    jigsaw New Member

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    Anybody out there who has loaded birdshot into 38 special cases? If so, what do you use for the wadding and how much of what powder is right. I have heard 3.5 grains of bullseye works. Also someone mentioned gaschecks for over powder and top wad. Any comments?
     
  2. supafly

    supafly New Member

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    You need to use a different title than your user name. A title is a summary or topic of the discussion you are posting.
     

  3. Declaration Day

    Declaration Day New Member Supporter

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    Jigsaw, I edited the title for you.
     
  4. Splatter

    Splatter New Member

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    I've used the Speer shot capsules (do they still make them?), and yes, 3.5 of Bullseye was about right. From a 4" barrel, 6 feet was about the max range for the pattern (didn't own a chrono then so i have no idea about the velocity).