.357 Mag. Speer 158-grain Gold Dot

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posted on November 6, 2012
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At a time when it seems defensive handguns are getting smaller, being built around cartridges which are less powerful, the .357 Mag. is getting overlooked. A mainstay for law enforcement for many years, the .357 Mag. is without a doubt the king of revolver cartridges, and this 158-grain load from Speer is one of the most wicked options I've tested out of a 4-inch .357 Mag.

Load Handgun MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
.357 Mag. Speer 158-grain Gold Dot Smith & Wesson Model 686 (4-inch barrel) 1,247 23+ 0.56 158

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