Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.
When it comes down to it, if you're going to have only one revolver, the .357 Magnum is probably the best option.
Not all guns have to be practical, and not all practical guns have to be tactical. Matthew Allen makes the case for a solid lever-gun as your go-to.
Brad Miller takes a look at some extra-low-recoil loads from Matt's Bullets, dubbed the Comfort Plinker, which take the sting out of shooting .38 Special and .357 Magnum rounds in a lightweight revolver.