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2018-09-08 -Land of the Free
Snubbie Ballistics: .38 Special vs. .357 Magnum
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Posted by badanov 2018-09-08 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [374 views ]  Top

#1 Excellent ballistics analysis. Thanks Bad.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-09-08 00:51||   2018-09-08 00:51|| Front Page Top

#2 Excellent info.
Posted by Ebbavirt Clunk4147 2018-09-08 00:56||   2018-09-08 00:56|| Front Page Top

#3 Thank you for this analysis. Now I can use this to settle the occasional 38 spl v 357 magnum pissing contests.
Posted by Steven.  2018-09-08 02:52||   2018-09-08 02:52|| Front Page Top

#4 There's also an important question in powder burn rate, which can vary widely. And then there's the cylinder gap. (yada yada yada)
Just as an observation, most 357's are flamethrowers, including mine.
Posted by ed in texas 2018-09-08 07:34||   2018-09-08 07:34|| Front Page Top

#5 I've always heard nothing but good about the .357 Magnum.
Posted by badanov 2018-09-08 08:30|| http://www.chriscovert.net  2018-09-08 08:30|| Front Page Top

#6 #5 - yes, but in a snubbie? I would have never thought of buying one because of kick
Posted by Frank G 2018-09-08 09:08||   2018-09-08 09:08|| Front Page Top

#7 Your favorite .357 will of course handle .38 and .38 Special as well as .357 ammo. Shoot .38 or .38 Special in practice. Carry a loaded pistol with .357 for protection. Always use two handed grip shooting technique.

Firearms familiarization and practice, putting lead on paper targets at 5-10 meters does not require the more expensive and punishing (in a light pistol), .357 ammo. Just my opinion.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-09-08 09:17||   2018-09-08 09:17|| Front Page Top

#8 2.25" Ruger SP101, 26 oz of stainless handbomb. Not so light.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-08 11:09||   2018-09-08 11:09|| Front Page Top

#9 SP 101 is the BEST 357 snubbie made
Posted by ranture 2018-09-08 12:04||   2018-09-08 12:04|| Front Page Top

#10 Thanks - I'll stick with my 10mm Glock 29
Posted by Blackbeard Omereling5004 2018-09-08 19:02||   2018-09-08 19:02|| Front Page Top

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