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#11440900 - 09/16/16 32 special anyone?  
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Father in law just snagged a nice 32 special. What shoots good in them?

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#11441148 - 09/16/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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Try the Hornady Leverevolutions. My Model 94 .32 Spec. does really well with them.

#11441867 - 09/17/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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Not much choice these day, 170 grain Fed/Rem/Win round nose soft points or Hornady LeverEvolution 165 grain. I'd start with the Hornady ammo, since they are priced a bit less at MidwayUSA than the Fed/Rem/Win ammo. Bought 200 Remington rounds a few years ago in order to feed my Marlin 336SD and 1948 vintage Winchester 94.

#11444268 - 09/18/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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The Federals shoot slightly better in my 94. But they all work pretty good which is about all I can expect with open sights anyway.


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#11444277 - 09/18/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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Remington Corelocts.


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#11444311 - 09/18/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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Mine likes the blue box Federals.

#11444672 - 09/18/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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Thank you gentlemen!

#11475867 - 10/02/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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My first rifle was a 94 in 32 Special. I still have it and shoot it. I picked up another 94 and a Marlin in 32 also. I load the 170 gr. Speer/36.0 gr. W748/WLR primers and any case for all of them.


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I killed my second mule deer with a Win 94 in 32 Win Special in 1971. New Mexico


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#11514330 - 10/18/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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I think he said it was a 51' model. I did get to shoot it last weekend and a very nice shooting rifle.

#11557230 - 11/05/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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I shoot mainly cast bullets in mine. But otherwise 170 grain jacketed bullets. IMR 3031 and powders in that class works well.


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#11588746 - 11/16/16 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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I love the .32 Special. I had them in Winchester and Marlins and killed my only Bear with one. I always liked the Winchester 170's.

#11806563 - 02/07/17 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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I like my 32. It happens to be more accurate than either of my 30-30's. I shoot 170gr jacketed with IMR4064 and IMR3031. But I shoot 170 gr cast more and so far only IMR 3031 with cast. It doesn't seem to be picky on bullet brand or even jacketed or cast.


3 For the time is coming when people will not put up with sound doctrine, but having itching ears, they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own desires, 4 and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander away to myths.
#11816276 - 02/10/17 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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I have my Dad's 32 Special in the safe now. It was given to him by his father. It's a 336RC that dates to 1951. It was the first center fire I ever shot as a kid and the first rifle I ever hunted deer with. We always ran regular ole' Winchester 170's through her. I will pass it along to my oldest son some day.

#11820577 - 02/12/17 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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I also have my Dad's 32.. Don't shoot it much, and bought a .30-30 from a man I knew as a kid.. Both rifles were made around WW2.. With dad's I have shot whitetails, antelope, and one mountain lion.. Need to use it more..

#11848049 - 02/22/17 Re: 32 special anyone? [Re: southwind]  
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This photo shows my friend with a dandy buck he toppled in Berks County, Pennsylvania with his 32 Special. One shot through the chest did the job nicely.

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