Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
NocturnalAssault, Jordan Stephens, Huntinelk, Southtx956, Rexie
60876 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 78756
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43903
BOBO the Clown 41235
BMD 40575
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34024
bill oxner 33764
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30835
facebook
Forum Stats
60876 Members
45 Forums
413379 Topics
5757934 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6227209 - 03/17/16 06:31 PM Thompson Contender 357 max barrel
nhmikel Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 04/30/15
Posts: 25
Loc: Northeast
I have a 14" barrel and found some 357max ammo at two different lgs. One has Dan Wesson 158gr the other by Remington. I think the Rem would be ok, but can I use the Dan Wesson as well? Can I shoot most any 357max I fibd?
_________________________
Seeking most anything Thompson Contender pls email nhmikel@yahoo.com

Top
#6227308 - 03/17/16 07:31 PM Re: Thompson Contender 357 max barrel [Re: nhmikel]
charlesb Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 1464
Loc: West Texas mountains
Any factory load should be OK. My 10" .357 Max Contender barrel was more accurate than I expected. It kicked and boomed a bit, but it was definitely a shooter. I often wished I had it in 14" instead of ten. That should make an outstanding deer gun.


Edited by charlesb (03/17/16 07:32 PM)
_________________________
Kind regards, charlesb

Top
#6227313 - 03/17/16 07:37 PM Re: Thompson Contender 357 max barrel [Re: charlesb]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 2965
Loc: Abilene
Originally Posted By: charlesb
Any factory load should be OK.


Yup
_________________________
The secret to a long life is to try not to shorten it

Top
#6227380 - 03/17/16 08:13 PM Re: Thompson Contender 357 max barrel [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
kmon1 Online   content
junior

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 20537
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Originally Posted By: charlesb
Any factory load should be OK.


Yup


Agree, there is specific +p load data for the Contender that is more pressure than to be used in the revolvers chambered for the Mad Max
_________________________
Guidelines / Rules of Conduct
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/rules.htm

RULES for using the TRADING POST
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/forum/u..._PO#Post1959111

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide