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#180238 - 04/15/17 10:57 AM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: s4s4u]
Zee
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Given a choice between the two, I would go .357 Mag. Nothing against the cartridge, the .44 Spl just doesn't lift my skirt.
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#180239 - 04/15/17 11:19 AM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: cherokeetracker]
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I'll take a 250gr cast out of a .44 Special anyday. Not knocking the .357 though. I have proven the .44 Sp over and over.
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#180240 - 04/15/17 11:22 AM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: reflex264]
REDHAWK1954
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Welcome back Zee.
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#180241 - 04/15/17 12:01 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: REDHAWK1954]
Whitworth
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The problem with the .357 is - how do I put this delicately- that it's so, well, small.....
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#180243 - 04/15/17 03:45 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: Zee]
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Zee made me smile......
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#180244 - 04/15/17 04:37 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: Whitworth]
Teep
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
The problem with the .357 is - how do I put this delicately- that it's so, well, small.....


As a poor farm boy growing up I killed everything with a single shot .22 Winchester 67. The .357 still seems like it has too much power. I did have a Contender with a .256 Win. barrel and a .44 mag. barrel but never hunted with the .44. I still prefer the .22 for most things.

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#180245 - 04/15/17 05:38 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: AK hgunner1]
Ernie
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 Originally Posted By: AK hgunner1
Zee made me smile......

He has that way...
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#180335 - 04/19/17 06:00 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: Ernie]
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I was hoping for a 4.2" GP100 in 44 Special, but the 5" will do. Here's a link to the Lipseys 5"

http://lipseys.com/itemdetail.aspx?itemno=RUGP-4451-5

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#180364 - 04/20/17 05:24 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: 45BBH]
Dekker
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I like the .357 and have used it on multiple whitetails. Using the proper bullet and bullet placement is the key. A 35 caliber hole through the vitals is a dead deer. I have never had a whitetail go more than 60 yards. I sight my gun dead on a 75 yards.

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#180366 - 04/20/17 06:21 PM Re: Fast 357 versus a slow 44? [Re: cherokeetracker]
ratgunner
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Well...I love both calibers. Idk 😐
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