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Anonymous asked in SportsOutdoor RecreationHunting · 2 months ago

True or False: "A part of the reason why the .32 Winchester Special survived was that during the Great Depression, black powder could be?

Purchased for one fifth of the price of smokeless powder. The rate of twist of the .32 Winchester Special is optimized for black powder and cast lead bullets, whereas the rate of twist of the .30-30 is optimized for smokeless powder and copper jacketed bullets."

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    False                

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The .32 Winchester Special has always been a popular round with or without

    Black Powder.   As stated twist has no bearing on type of gunpowder used.

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  • 2 months ago

    There's true and false present in the question as you asked it.

    The truth is the 32 was supposedly developed for Blackpowder use in reloading. The false is the type of bullet simply does not matter. That's not how rifling worked back in those days. A jacketed bullet or a cast lead bullet both used the same twist. I think you're the same guy who had some yahoo at the range fill your head with misinformation, you really need to forget most of what he told you. The 32 was not designed for cast lead, the 30-30 was not designed for jacketed, the 30-30 was designed for smokeless powder, the 32 was designed for Blackpowder. 

    Here's a quote from one of the foremost authorities on both cartridges,

    "The 30-30 (30WCF) was specifically designed to use the then-new smokeless powder, so was not factory-loaded with The Holy Black. The 32 Winchester Special--it's slightly fatter-bored cousin--was set up so that once the smokeless factory loads were fired, the spent cases could be loaded with black powder if the operator so desired."

    Notice how neither cast lead or jacketed bullets are mentioned? There's a reason for that, it simply does not matter. Early commercial loadings for 30-30 were made from cast lead. Later commercial loading for 32 Win were jacketed. The powder used is the major difference, not the bullet used.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Guns are very dangerous and are banned. Seizing has been going on for 2 days.

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