Powder and Lead Charge-What is the difference in powder and lead charge of the .32 Winchester Special and the .30-30 Winchester cartridges?
Powder quantities are not given because of dangers and failures sure to result if wrong kinds of smokeless powder are used by inexperienced or unqualified loaders. The bullet of the .32 Special Winchester weighs 170 grains, has a muzzle velocity of 2050 ft. per second, and strikes a blow of 1585 pounds. The .30 caliber Winchester bullet weighs 170 grains, strikes a blow of 1449 pounds and has a muzzle velocity of 1960 ft. The difference in speed and striking force, indicates difference in powder charge.
Harding, A.R.. 3001 Questions and Answers. Columbus, Oh: A.R. Harding, 1913.
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