What is the strongest 357 revolver?
The two real winners for . 357 mag are the GP100, and the S&W 686. Both can handle pretty much anything you can throw at them. I have both, and feel the GP has the edge for long-term reliability.
How far will a 357 mag shoot accurately?
357 magnum lever gun is as good as a 30-30 out to say 125 yards using the right ammunition.
Is a 357 A good carry gun?
Is a 357 good for concealed carry? The 357 is actually the gold standard for concealed carry. This caliber is perfectly suited for the compact and mid-sized guns suitable for keeping on your person. It’s powerful, but not to the point of derailing the gun.
How much does a 357 drop at 100 yards?
The . 357 Sig lost 20% of its velocity — something like 2-300 feet per second between the muzzle and 100 yards.
What is the size of a 357 Magnum?
The .357 S&W Magnum (9×33mmR), or simply .357 Magnum, is a revolver cartridge with a .357-inch (9.07 mm) bullet diameter.
Is the.357 Magnum revolver hard to conceal?
While these guns are powerful, their large size and heavy weight make them harder to conceal. They will still print their location if you wear loose clothes and use a good holster. On the plus side, these guns can handle large amounts of heavily loaded .357 magnum ammunition.
Can a.357 Magnum be used as a semi automatic?
The .357 magnum revolver has been largely replaced by modern, high-capacity semi-automatic pistols for police use, but it is still very popular for backup gun use and among outdoorsmen, security guards, and civilians for hunting, metallic silhouette, target shooting, and self-defense. The 9mm Winchester Magnum]
When did the first 357 Magnum revolver come out?
Smith & Wesson’s first .357 Magnum revolvers became available in 1934. This pistol had an 8 ¾ inch barrel that shot 158 grain bullets at a velocity of 1515 ft/sec. These revolvers had many features for owners to choose from.