Wst

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by RustyFN, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. RustyFN

    RustyFN

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    Anybody use WST in 38 spcl. I looked on the Hodgdon site and couldn't find any but haven't looked in a manual yet. I will be loading 125 grain JHP's.
     
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    Yes.

    EDIT: WST - 124/5gr min = 2.8gr/max = 3.5gr
     
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    I'm guessing you're wanting a defensive-type load with the aforementioned bullet. If that is the case WST's too quick burning to give the velocity you're looking for, at least with prudent pressures.
     
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    It's for target practice and competition. I bought a Marlin 1894 lever gun chambered in 357 mag and am going to use it in three gun comp. I shot some 38 spcl rounds that were loaded with Titegroup for my Ruger GP100 and the Marlin was scary accurate. After trying WST in my 1911 I was so happy that I can't wait to try it in 38 spcl and 9mm but am having trouble finding some load data. The reason I'm using JHP's is that I got such a good deal on some Zero bullets that I bought a lot.
     
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    Work around with 231/HP-38 data and a chrono.