Re: 38 special TMJ loads
That's a good load. TMJ bullets are plated, not jacketed, so you need to load them with lead specs, not jacketed specs. Lyman book has 2.4 to 3.7 grains of bullseye with a 158 lead, so you're right in the ballpark.
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