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Winchester’s Model 1885 and the 38-55 WCF Part II Handloading for a bit more performance

So I loaded up the Winchester Model 1885 Traditional Hunter’s Deluxe with Blackhills Ammunition 38-55 255 grain flat nose ammo and fired a shot that went 1,331 fps over the chronograph. The rifle shrugged, as though it barely noticed, the muzzle of the 28″ barrel barely coughed, burped and didn’t rise at all. The steel…

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