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357 Rossi M92 lever action ammo

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by flightsimmer, Feb 12, 2012.

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  1. flightsimmer

    flightsimmer Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    S.E. Indy
    Hi guys and girls;

    I'm not new to Rossi lever action rifles but I just found and purchased one in 38/357 magnum. It works very smoothly IMO but I have never had the pleasure of trying one that has been smoothed by an expert so I don't know how to compare it. I already had one in 45 Colt and because I shot flat point conical bullets in it I've had very little trouble with it (none actually).
    So, all I had in stock were 158gn LSWC/GC bullets and I found out quickly that they don't work very well, no surprise there. So I bought and tried some fully JHPs in 38 and 357 Mag. with a truncated cone shape to them and they work super good but their too expensive for plinking.
    Now I cast my own bullets for most uses but the only truncated cone bullets I cast are Lee 10mm flat tip at the present.
    So, I thought I would ask you guys and girls what you've had the best luck with in the lever action 38/357 Rossi M92?

    Also, have any of you lightly chamfered and polished the chamber entrance? Mine has a bit of a sharp edge. And what length cartridge seems to work best for you?

    10mm, when you care enough to send the very best.
  2. helotaxi

    helotaxi Member

    May 23, 2009
    Mine works fine with LSWC, but I like LaserCast 125gn TCFP.
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