The History Of The .357 Magnum
There are lighter .357 Mag. revolvers to pack and more powerful, finely made revolvers to hunt with, but there will always be a place for an accurate, premium-built revolver with the power of the .357 Mag.
Smith & Wesson 75th Anniversary .357 Mag.
The .357 Mag. is 75 years old, and Smith & Wesson is celebrating this important anniversary with a limited edition Model 27.
Loading the .38 Spl. & .357 Mag.
Accurate training and self-defense loads can be easily created for these popular revolver calibers.
Ruger SP101 in .357 Mag.
The new SP101 in .357 Mag. features a 4.2-inch barrel, engraved walnut grip panels and HiViz sights.
When the automatic pistol was a fresh new concept, designers of that time faced the same problem that modern designers also face—feeding. Since the slide and breech face of a pistol are directly behind the chamber end of the barrel, the pistol magazine has to be below and behind the chamber.
.357 or .357
In past years, various writing projects have caused me to research a couple of cartridges with similar sounding names—the .357 Mag. and the .357 Sig.
The Super Mags
In the very earliest days of International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association, one of its founding gurus, the late Elgin gates, designed some new cartridges for the sport.
Coonan Classic .357 Magnum Automatic
The Coonan is a powerful, high-performance handgun that is not meant to be a first handgun.