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Old 01-04-2017, 04:02 PM
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Anybody familiar with this load? The ballistic tables are 44 magnum like and the most powerful I've seen on a factory load. 180g bullet at 1550fps. A bear load? Comments appreciated.

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Most likely they used a really long test barrel to achieve those velocities
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User reviewers at Midway who chronograph it, only see that 1500 fps velocity from a long gun.

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Old 01-06-2017, 03:44 PM
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User reviewers at Midway who chronograph it, only see that 1500 fps velocity from a long gun.

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And 1500fps for a 180g 357 is very fast by any standard. Federal's website stating 1550fps should note the 20" barrel they must have used and even then! That's the hottest 357 heavy around.
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