What is the best ammo for a 357 Magnum?

Best . 357 Magnum Training Rounds

  • Remington .38 Special 158 Grain LRN.
  • Sellier & Bellot .38 Special 148 Grain WC.
  • Best .357 Mag Home/Self-Defense Ammo.
  • Blazer Brass .357 Magnum 158 Grain JHP.
  • Remington Golden Saber .357 Magnum 125 Grain JHP.
  • Remington HTP .38 Special+P 110 Grain SJHP.
  • Best .38 Spl Home/Self-Defense Ammo.

How far will a 357 mag kill a deer?

HammerDown load will expand to a frontal diameter of about 1/2 inch if it impacts a deer at a velocity anywhere between 1,100 and 1,800 fps. If you have a lever-action . 357 Mag. rifle, you now have an excellent big-game load capable of taking deer past 200 yards.

Whats better .357 or 44 mag?

Unless you’re comparing an unusually weak 44 Mag to an absolute monster of a 357 Mag, the 44 Mag is always going to benefit from an energy advantage. Even at 100 yards the 44 Mag’s bigger, heavier bullet is going to transfer substantially more energy to its target than the 357 Mag could have at the same range.

Is 357 Mag a good round?

The . 357 Magnum is renowned as an accurate cartridge. So much so it is popular with silhouette shooters who reach out to 100 yards, or more, to knock down small steel targets. It is more than accurate enough for close quarters battle and hunting at reasonable ranges.

Will a 357 magnum kill a bear?

357 Magnum or other similar-caliber load, a well-placed shot with a good bullet will certainly kill a bear, but it’s not recommended.

What is the best defense cartridge 357 Mag?

Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel Ammunition 357 Magnum – 135 Grain Jacketed Hollow Point.

  • Hornady LEVERevolution 357 Mag – 140 gr FTX.
  • HSM Cowboy Action Ammunition.
  • Winchester Bonded PDX1 Handgun Ammunition.
  • 140 Grain.
  • What is the best 357 ammunition?

    Best .357 Magnum Training Rounds. The Sellier & Bellot 158 Grain FMJ is an excellent round. It shoots a 158 Grain FMJ bullet at a muzzle velocity of 1263 fps. It is excellent for target or as a training bullet.

    Is 10mm more powerful than a 357?

    The 10mm Auto is a powerful round. It’s more powerful than the longer .357 Magnum. If you use a lower-power loading it’s still as powerful as a .40 Smith & Wesson. Your choice of target will determine the best ammo for you to use. So, what are you shooting at? Paper targets? An animal in the woods? Or an attacker trying to shoot you first?

    What’s the best .357 Magnum revolver?

    Best .357 Magnum Revolvers 1. Smith & Wesson Model 60 .357 Magnum 2. Ruger Model SP-101 3. Ruger GP-100 4. Colt .357 Magnum Trooper MK III Series 5. Smith & Wesson Model 627 Pro Series 6. Model 5033 Ruger Redhawk .357 Magnum 7. Colt .357 Magnum Python