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v35v35 Member Posts: 12,710 ✭✭✭
Today, I blew up a model 37 Airweight. A chamber burst making the top strap disappear.
Trying to use up some old Pearl Scott powder in 9mm
45ACP and 38 Spl, I used the same 5gr load, mentally recalling it was also a light load.
Compounding the error, I used an original aluminum cylinder though I have stainless and other cylinders.
I've owned it since '59-60 and it saved the bacon more than once.
I'll replace this old friend with one of the 357 alloy J Frames or the Ruger LCR. Right now I'm brooding over loss of this $65 purchase.
Even though reloading 700 rounds gets boring, one needs to PAY ATTENTION.


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