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My dad has had a gun he got mail order before I was born I am 45. Anyway he had some steel case berdan primed ammo and I shot some as a kid was a nice gun.
He got some custom ammo from someone who cuts down brass and then cuts the rimmed base for an auto for like a buck each.
So now he has some brass to load after he shoots some but I have no load data.
I think 90-95 bullet would do buit would like to see any info one what others have done.
What grain bullet/brand? Amount of powder/type
Thanks Kevin
 

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If you really want to pay for it, these guys will make it for you. They use 32 cal revolver brass and turn it on a lathe. But it ain't cheap:
http://www.gadcustomcartridges.com/#pistol
http://www.aco4u.com/ammo/amopist.html
I think my dad got 4 50rnd boxes from GAD. Was like 190 or so shipped.
This was dads first gun so it is worth more to him than $
Then turned the cases down for lenth and then made the base for the auto.
I am looking for info on reloading them after he shoots them.
Thanks for the quick reply
 

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Cartridges of the World says:
1120 fps, ME 240 f-p. 85-grain FMJ bullet, .309" diameter

Military Small Arms says:
Round Length 1.190
Case Length .780
Rim Diameter .337
Bullet Weight 85gr
Bullet Diameter .310
Velocity 1175fps

No one has published data. But the information listed above will help you find a safe compable.
 

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Cartridges of the World says:
1120 fps, ME 240 f-p. 85-grain FMJ bullet, .309" diameter

Military Small Arms says:
Round Length 1.190
Case Length .780
Rim Diameter .337
Bullet Weight 85gr
Bullet Diameter .310
Velocity 1175fps

No one has published data. But the information listed above will help you find a safe compable.

I have some 90grn ball and was thinking a load like a mild load 380 would be close but do not want to mess the gun up on a guess.
I was going to pull one bullet and just weigh the powder and see what it looks like just as a FYI.
Still with present day powder it will not tell much
someone out there should have load data for it
 
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