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#6270325 - 04/21/16 03:09 PM Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads
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What are some really hot factory loads for a .357 mag? Just for grins, I'm going to try some of Buffalo Bore's stuff, but are there any others that are particularly hot? I found these http://www.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/ppu-357-mag-158-grain-sjhp-50-rounds?a=1584524 and they claim 1608 fps with a 158 grain bullet. After visiting the website though, I find out it is using a 10" test barrel. I'm sure my 4" revolver results won't be nearly as spectacular.

This isn't for any special purpose, just for fun.
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#6270992 - 04/22/16 07:42 AM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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Registered: 03/10/09
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Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Double Tap Ammo makes some but I have no experience with the. BB ammo is badarse stuff.
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#6271325 - 04/22/16 11:28 AM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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As previously mentioned, Buffalo Bore and Double Tap. You can also check out Underwood Ammunition.
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#6271389 - 04/22/16 12:04 PM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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I'm a Buffalo Bore fan with my 4" Ruger GP-100.
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#6285362 - 05/03/16 04:10 PM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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Some of the old Norma 357 was pretty stout, you see it every once in a while at gun shows. Its the old slender 20rd boxes.

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#6285991 - 05/03/16 09:55 PM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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Buffalo bore is where I'd look.
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#6312056 - 05/26/16 07:59 AM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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Registered: 11/17/12
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Check out Underwood Ammo. They push all their loads and advertised velocities are accurate in my experience.

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#6312245 - 05/26/16 10:45 AM Re: Hottest .357 Magnum factory loads [Re: Palehorse]
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