Are 357 MAG and 357 SIG the same?

Are 357 MAG and 357 SIG the same?

357 Magnum vs. 357 SIG: These two calibers sound similar and while the performance can be about the same, they have very different uses. 357 magnum is a classic revolver round, while the other is a modern semiautomatic cartridge.

Is 357 SIG as powerful as 357 magnum?

357 Magnum wins, because full power ammo pushes a 125-grain bullet 100 f.p.s. faster than the . 357 SIG in barrels of the same length. It’s that simple. Comparing full power .

Is a 357 SIG hard to shoot?

Roberts mentioned, it’s got far more recoil than a 9mm along with a lot of muzzle blast and muzzle flash. It takes more effort and practice to shoot this caliber well. There’s also the practical issue of feeding the gun; these days, . 357 Sig practice ammo is about twice the cost of 9mm and around 50% more than .

Will a 357 mag stop a grizzly 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 357 Mag semi auto handgun?

Korth Arms (Germany) Founded in the early 1950s by Willi Korth,a railway engineer,Korth-Waffen is a luxury firearms manufacturer based in Lollar,Germany.

  • Chapuis Armes (France) Like Korth Combat revolvers,Manurhin revolvers are the stuff of legends,specifically the MR73.
  • Dan Wesson Firearms.
  • What ammo does a 357 Magnum use?

    You can find 357 Magnum loaded with a 110 grain bullet, screaming out of the muzzle at 1,295 FPS. For the 10mm round, the most popular loads are 170 and 180 grains. As the 10mm has less case capacity than the 357, the 10mm will generally have lower muzzle velocity but only slightly.

    What is the muzzle energy of a 357 Magnum?

    While the above list mentions some averages, there is wide variation in commercial ammunition. A 180 grain bullet fired from .357 magnum handgun can achieve a muzzle energy of 580 foot-pounds. A 110 grain bullet fired from the same gun might only achieve 400 foot-pounds of muzzle energy, depending upon the manufacture of the cartridge.

    What is the value of a 357 Magnum?

    The EAA Windicator* .38/.357 magnum from European American Armoury is an excellent choice not mentioned here….especially for those on a bit of a budget. They have a snub nosed (2in) and full sized (6in) revolvers. They are in similar price range, or lower, than Taurus, they can be found at $300 or lower even.