.351 WSL

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by gunsmoker, Aug 16, 2007.

  1. gunsmoker

    gunsmoker Lawyer and Gun Activist

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    I have about 100 rounds of 1950s - 1960s vintage .351 WSL (Winchester Self-Loading) ammo. For those of you who don't know what this is, it's like a .357 Magnum, rimless, to be fired out of a trim and light semi-auto rifle. The slugs are jacketed soft-point, about 180 grain I think. Some lawmen in the 1930s used them against motorized bandits such as Bonnie and Clyde. The boxes are torn to heck and the rounds are tarnished, so they have little collector's value. But they should shoot just fine. I'll sell them cheap to anybody who has a gun in this caliber, and I'll GIVE most of them away to anyone who meets me at a range and lets me take a few shots from a .351 WSL rifle.

    (P.S. I think the original prototype of the U.S. .30 Carbine was chambered in .351 WSL caliber, but don't quote me on that.)