My father inherited a Winchester 351 SLR. Does anybody know anything about this rifle/cartridge?
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September 19, 2008, 01:48 AM
The Winchester .351 Self Loading was in use by many police departments in the 1930's and 40's. It's a straight wall case, and some say the .30 Carbine was inspired by it. It fired a 180 grain bullet at 1850 fps, and was introduced in 1907.
All the .351 SLR rifles I've seen were automatics.
Hope this helps.
September 19, 2008, 01:56 AM
Thanks. I have done some research, but haven't come up with much. Are there any companys that make this cartridge, or a place to look for reloading components?
September 19, 2008, 07:29 AM
Midway carries brass for the .351 Winchester and the Lyman 45th edition book has a couple loads for it in the obsolete cartridge section. If you're interested I can send them to you. Dies would be available through RCBS since they will make them to order if they don't have them in stock.
I think I may have posted the loads somewhere on here before. If you do a search, they may pop up.