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Picked this up at the 2nd day of the Waterville gun show. Day 2 has always been good to me. Anyrate, need to work up some loads for this .38 Wadcutter... :)









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Giz,

In my experience the trick with 52's is to find a load that functions with both the magazines and the recoil mechanism of the pistol.

Try Alliant Bullseye first, around 2.7 grains with a swaged lead hollow based wadcutter.

Mine would shoot minute of chipmunk, but I got tired of constantly reloading the 5-round magazine so I traded it off for a pair of Model 41's.
 
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Thanks Drew....

I'm going to work up some loads for it next weekend. I have a box of HBWC's to use up and tons of Bullseye... ;)

How'd ya' like the original S.D. Myres holster?


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How'd ya' like the original S.D. Myres holster?

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Missed that in the sharp factory polish job of that 52!

That holster is pretty neat too! Is it marked for a 52 or 39? The frames are fairly similar.....

Nice snag Bro....
 
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It is unmarked. But it originally came with Model 39 SN..1407 The 407th 39 produced... ;)

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Nice find, Giz! kfjdrfirii
I think I need to follow you around for a week or two and find a few of your hidey-holes.. you're coming up with some really neat stuff!
 

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Nice find, Giz! kfjdrfirii
I think I need to follow you around for a week or two and find a few of your hidey-holes.. you're coming up with some really neat stuff!
No kidding!! I think we all need to move to Maine to give Giz some competition on these toys he keeps turning up with!!!
 

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Very nice snag there Giz ! goodjob01
That's a sharp looking holster as well.
 
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