A friend of mine had one that I shot quite a bit. All I shot in it were factory loads. I remember the 150 grain bullet loads were not bad for recoil but the 180 grainers stepped it up a notch. Muzzle blast and noise were considerable with both loads. That was years ago though and now you have a lot more and lighter bullet choices. Let us know how it works out.
Loc: North West Georgia
I think I like this idea. I am a fan of 357. I carry one every day. What barrel length do yall think would balance best iron sights off hand? Is there a company making fiber optic sights for the pistol configuration?
Obviously the 10? will have a longer sight radius and be easier to find on the use market. An 8? would be much handier and still plenty enough sight radius for accuracy out to 75 yards, but you?ll probably have to go custom for the 8?.
Right now there?s 6 1/2? 357 Barrel on gunbroker.
Edited by KRal (07/20/1902:37 PM)
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
Loc: SE Ohio, river rat
howdy! If you must stick with the 30-30 use a 12 or 14 inch barrel. I used a 10" and 14" 30 Herrett and a 14" 357 Herrett. It is lots of work to make the brass initially but I like that sort of thing. But...with the 30-30 you can find ammo anywhere ammo is sold! Good hunting!