» Advanced

Go Back   Shooters Forum > Handguns Category > Handgun Cartridges
Register FAQ Members List Donate Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-16-2008, 03:44 PM
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 25
357 magnum terminal ballistics


Registered Users do not see the above ad.


please give me an idea for penetration, expansion and weight retention for 357 magnum 125 to158 grain jhps fired from a 4 inch barrell.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-16-2008, 04:03 PM
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 4,077
Not enough information in your question to even try to answer. What are you trying to compare?

Given same bullet profile and construction, light ones get there faster than heavy ones.

Heavy ones tend to penetrate farther than lighter ones.

Weight retention depends on bullet design/construction and "what" it must penetrate.

Iowaloha. Nice to meet ya,

Cheezywan
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-16-2008, 05:25 PM
faucettb's Avatar
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Peck, Idaho
Posts: 12,620
This has been talked about here several times before. You might try the search function and see what that brings up for you. Like Cheezy said a little more info would help us give you a better answer.
__________________
Bob from Idaho
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
357 magnum load rushtofer Handloading Procedures/Practices 6 05-07-2008 09:28 AM
winchester wsf and 357 , 44 magnum pikebishop Handloading Procedures/Practices 1 04-21-2008 09:01 AM
Never wildcatted before SyCoRex Wildcat Cartridges 19 01-10-2008 10:34 AM
357 sig???? m141a Handgun Cartridges 22 09-14-2007 05:04 PM
model 1894 44 mag eagle eye Marlin 1894 Lever Guns 3 09-02-2007 06:54 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:03 PM.

< Contact Us - Shooters Forum - Archive >

 
 

All Content & Design Copyright © 1999-2002 Beartooth Bullets, All Rights Reserved
View Privacy Policy | Contact Webmaster | Legal Information
Website Design & Development By Exbabylon Internet Solutions
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2