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…