Santa was to Slow

Discussion in 'Curio & Relics Forum' started by TRAP55, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    So I got myself a Christmas present.:D
    Born June 10th in 1886, #1933 made, chambered in .32-40 Win. Very professionally done re-blue circa 40's? Checkering was nicely done, but I wished it had been left alone. :(
    It had a Lyman scope and mounts added about the time of the refinish, scope was long gone when I got it. Found a pre WWII Wollensak 4X on the auctions that went on like it was made for it.
    Time to work up a load for it, bore is in mint condition!
    Anyone have a pet load for a cast 165grn FN in the .32-40?


  2. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

  3. ski9393

    ski9393 New Member

    Jul 29, 2009
    That's a hell of a christmas gift.
  4. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    Ski, it's a rough job but, somebody has to spoil me!:)
    Rain and crappy weather may let up this weekend, might get to have some range time with it.
  5. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    Range Report
    Shot some 170grn FN factory loads, got the elevation on the scope set, but didn't want to shoot up any more ammo adjusting windage until I get some cast bullets loaded up. Shot for a group instead, I think it's a keeper! :D

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