Apr 07, 2017 · The .357 Magnum was a different story altogether: 14 of the 20 loads met FBI standards with 5 out of 5 expansion, and 9 of those loads gave the recommended 150% expanded diameter. This means that the .357 Magnum snubnose gives its owner 4-4.5 times the choice of suitable defensive ammunition that the .38 only revolver gives!
Oct 25, 2010 · He considered the .357 Magnum inadequate, noting that it had only the performance of a .38 Special downrange. Elmer Keith gave up on the .45 Colt because it could not be hot-rodded to .44 Magnum stature. As a rule of thumb, a deer cartridge should have at least 1,000 ft/lbs of energy at the impact range. Problem with comparing bullet weights between the two is that even 200gr is pretty light for a .45 Colt, but pretty heavy for the 10mm. A 200gr .45 has about the same sectional density as a 155gr .400". 230gr .45's are the same as 180gr .40/10mm and the 250gr .45 is about the same as the 200gr .40/10mm. 5 shot .44 Special on Colt King Cobra. This is the toughest conversion I have undertaken to date. Gun had to be rebuilt almost completely to withstand the recoil of the larger cartridge.
The .44-40 Winchester or .44 WCF (Winchester Center Fire) was designed in 1873 by Winchester Repeating Arms Company. The parent case is a .44 Henry and the .44 WCF has a rimmed bottlenecked case with... Partner Links 45 Colt Judge/Governor 220gr Maximum Expansion® Ammunition Clicking any of the following links to the right will redirect you to a website of our Partners that has AMMO SIMILAR to what we sell or BULLETS which are exactly the same as what we sell on our site.