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Any advantages for using this powder in .38 Special? I shot 3.2g of powder, 148g LWC bullet, and Winchester primer...felt like not much power and some powder didn't burn.

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Unique Powder

Seems to me that with the 148gr wadcutter, my load was always 2.5 gr Bullseye. There was a 700X load that worked ok also but don't remember it right off. Got 8# of pistol powder #6 from a friend that died and have been using it with 150gr semi wad cutters. #6 was discontinued years ago.

148gr wadcutters and Bullseye go together like peaches and cream.

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