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#6227209 - 03/17/16 06:31 PM Thompson Contender 357 max barrel
nhmikel Offline
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Registered: 04/30/15
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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?
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#6227308 - 03/17/16 07:31 PM Re: Thompson Contender 357 max barrel [Re: nhmikel]
charlesb Offline
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Registered: 04/07/10
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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)
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#6227313 - 03/17/16 07:37 PM Re: Thompson Contender 357 max barrel [Re: charlesb]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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Originally Posted By: charlesb
Any factory load should be OK.


Yup
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#6227380 - 03/17/16 08:13 PM Re: Thompson Contender 357 max barrel [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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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
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