What ammo does a Ruger 357 take?
|Cartridge||•.357 Magnum •.38 Special •.327 Federal Magnum •.22 Long Rifle •10mm Auto •.44 Special|
|Effective firing range||55–110 yards (50–101 m)|
|Maximum firing range||+/− 550 yards (500 m)|
Who makes a 357 maximum rifle?
Remington Arms Company
357 SuperMag. The . 357 Maximum was introduced into commercial production as a joint-venture by Remington Arms Company and Ruger in 1983 as a new chambering for the Ruger Blackhawk. Shortly thereafter, Dan Wesson Firearms and Thompson/Center Arms introduced firearms in this cartridge.
Can you shoot a.357 Magnum in the maximum case?
In the case of the .357 Maximum, the cartridge differs from the standard .357 Magnum only in case length, so one can drop back to shooting the .357 Magnum in any Maximum revolver or simply handload to lower-velocity levels using the Maximum case.
What kind of ammo is.357 Remington Maximum?
The nearly forgotten, ultra-fast, ultra-flat revolver round, the .357 Remington Maximum pushed the boundaries. This cartridge is a .310-inch elongation of the .357 Magnum. It’s capable of pushing a 125-grain bullet up to 1,800 fps at the muzzle. Revolvers chambered for it tended to develop excessive gas-cutting on the top strap.
Is the.357 Remington Maximum a joint venture?
The .357 Remington Maximum was announced as a joint venture between Remington Arms Co. and Sturm, Ruger and Co. This cartridge is a .310-inch elongation of the .357 Magnum case. Disclosure: Some of these links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group may earn a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you!
When did the Ruger blackhawk.357 maximum come out?
The first handgun to chamber the round was the Ruger Blackhawk .357 Maximum single-action revolver, introduced in 1983. This was followed, in 1984, by the Dan Wesson double-action revolver, the Seville single-action, stainless steel revolver and finally, the Thompson/Center Contender single-shot pistol.