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(Updated)If you are interested in the 357 Sig and want to try some new loads.... or just wonder what is available, a fellow over at GT has just acquired his 252nd offering in 357 Sig. Remanned ammo, premium ammo, frangible ammo, copper only bullets, what might be called exotic...they are all on the list. Thread has lots of links.
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And for every one .357Sig load there's at least 5+ 9mm loads.
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Old 11-03-2015, 09:49 PM
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ok.....which is why I started with "if you are interested in the 357 Sig".....not supposed to be a competition....it is for those "interested in the 357 Sig"
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I like my .357 Sig, I have a P229R and a converter 27 and a 23 converter barrel.
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I, too like my 357 Sig (SP2022). Haters be damned.
Like it so much in fact that I just ordered another (M&P Compact) chambered for it.
As a handloader, everything's an option for me.
Next up I'm planning to work with heavy (147 grain) loads.
If you haven't seen it, Summit Gunbroker in MO has some great deals on them now.
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:40 AM
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Old 09-17-2016, 03:32 PM
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It's a fine round. Just like the 9mm, .40, .45,... and .357. They do as they are supposed to so long as you do your part.
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Sort of surprising given that the .357 Sig seems to have declined in popularity. However, If I had some pistol chambered in .40 S&W, I'd find a .357 Sig barrel for it just for the versatility factor. I really like pistols which can be easily converted to different cartridges. And apparently so does Uncle Sam's military. I have a long story about that which I won't go into here.
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The .357 Sig is a fine round for a variety of reasons. I think it more than satisfies the original intent of the cartridge. If one doesn't care for it or finds another self defense round they prefer good for them. I like it and use it as my daily carry. Plenty of ammunition and variations available for it.
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.357 Sig, if Chuck Yeager were a handgun cartridge this is what he would be.
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Old 09-17-2018, 09:19 AM
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List now at 252.... seems to be peaking out!
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Love my revolvers, but also own two Glocks... G32 and G33...both are .357 Sig...
However, also have 9mm and .40 S&W conversion barrels for both...
“IF” there’s another ammo shortage, I plan to reload all three calibers...
Couldn’t hurt to plan ahead...
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.357 Sig, if Chuck Yeager were a handgun cartridge this is what he would be.
That is cute, but he might also like being a 356TSW or a 9x23 Winchester
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And for every one .357Sig load there's at least 5+ 9mm loads.
Yeah,.... whats your point?
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Old 09-17-2018, 10:30 AM
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I am a huge fan of the 357SIG cartridge. Not too long ago I was burning through almost 6,000 rounds a year.

I think it is a great cartridge for any Highway Patrol or State Police agency. It has enough power to penetrate a windshield and still incapacitate a felon.

I was first exposed to the 357SIG back in the early 1990s when I was working Dallas County. The Texas DPS was evaluating it for it's next duty round. The 357SIG was successful in that evaluation.

The SIG P229 and P239 are great platforms for that cartridge.


The one with the 405 number on it is my Texas DPS P239

I do use lots of factory ammunition and I appreciate this reference, However I also hand load plenty of what I shoot. Lightweight projectiles really scream out of these firearms. They shoot VERY flat and group well. I have a 90 grain JHP that leaves my SIG P229 Sport at just over 1700FPS. I would never carry such a round, but it is fun to shoot
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I have a Sig P226 in .40 S&W. Someone on this forum had a factory .357 Sig barrel for sale that I bought. It gets some attention at the range when I swap the barrels back and forth and shoot a few groups with each.
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I am a huge fan of the 357SIG cartridge. Not too long ago I was burning through almost 6,000 rounds a year.

I think it is a great cartridge for any Highway Patrol or State Police agency. It has enough power to penetrate a windshield and still incapacitate a felon.

I was first exposed to the 357SIG back in the early 1990s when I was working Dallas County. The Texas DPS was evaluating it for it's next duty round. The 357SIG was successful in that evaluation.

The SIG P229 and P239 are great platforms for that cartridge.


The one with the 405 number on it is my Texas DPS P239

I do use lots of factory ammunition and I appreciate this reference, However I also hand load plenty of what I shoot. Lightweight projectiles really scream out of these firearms. They shoot VERY flat and group well. I have a 90 grain JHP that leaves my SIG P229 Sport at just over 1700FPS. I would never carry such a round, but it is fun to shoot
Awesome collection & story! And I think I shoot a lot of 357Sig! You've got me beat!
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Awesome collection & story! And I think I shoot a lot of 357Sig! You've got me beat!
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Those 4 are just the tip of the iceberg.

I guess since this is the Smith and Wesson Forum, I should have posted S&Ws

S&W's 1st entry into 357SIG was the 357SIGMA


It is with their next pistol that S&W shines. The M&P is offered in both a fullsize and a compact.




The MP357c compact pistol is nice since it can take the larger mags as a reload. It is great when your duty side arm and your ankle gun can use the same magazines. I keep a few mags with the after market X-Grip spacer in place just for comfort during range sessions

While it never would have been brought to market at the time since the 357SIG was competing against the 40S&W cartridge for the LEO marketshare, I do love the one Performance Center Shorty 357 that was built


One reason that I go through so much ammunition is the Bad Boy of 357SIG, my MP5


This can put 30 rounds of 357SIG ammunition on target in 2 seconds This has had LOTS of the Speer 357SIG Frangible ammunition put through it on the various ranges over the years


Sorry about the video, I had not realized someone moved my camera

Bottom line?
This is a cartridge that will be with us forever, just like the 45LC and 38 Special have already been around for more than 100 years

So keep throwing those tips on where to locate affordable ammunition
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Old 09-17-2018, 03:11 PM
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I have all those S&W's as well!(minus the performance center beauty!) Just did a range report on the M&Pc:

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