Need some information on an old Winchester Cartridge


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lives4huntin
September 19, 2008, 02:11 AM
My father inherited a Winchester 351 SLR. Does anybody know anything about this rifle/cartridge?

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ReloaderFred
September 19, 2008, 02:48 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.

Fred

lives4huntin
September 19, 2008, 02:56 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?

cdrt
September 19, 2008, 08:29 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.

rcmodel
September 19, 2008, 12:49 PM
Ammo:
http://www.loadxammo.com/

http://www.ows-ammo.com/catalog/product_info.php/products_id/453

Better get to reloading if you want to shoot it.

rcmodel

lives4huntin
September 19, 2008, 10:43 PM
Thanks again for the help.

scrat
September 19, 2008, 11:08 PM
even lee precesion can make you dies for a lot less. But yep if you want to shoot it your going to have to learn to load\

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