357 Maximum 180gr. Flat Nose Soft Point- Single Shots Only

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Description

The 357 Maximum (or “357 Max”) has a cult following among those who enjoy taking large game with modest recoil.  It is also enjoyed by those looking to step up from the 357 Magnum without increasing bullet diameter.  This is a cartridge has a cult following- particularly within the community of Contender and Encore single shot rifle owners.

  • 180 grain jacketed flat nose soft point
  • Flat shooting out at 150+ yards (see tables below)
  • 1,970 FPS in 14″ barrels & 2,220 FPS in 22″ barrels
  • Will not fit in 357 Maximum revolvers due to length
  • Exceptional accuracy across all barrel lengths
  • Mixed results on White Tail sized game at typical hunting distances
    • Expansion may not be suitable using barrel lengths < 18″
    • Our premium hunting, maximum expansion load can be found here

Developed, loaded, tested and inspected by Steinel Ammunition Co.

 

20 Rounds

Ballistic Tables:

22″ Barrels:

Range (yds) Velocity (fps) Energy (ft-lbs) Trajectory (in)
                      –        2,220        1,970           (1.5)
                     50        2,057        1,692            0.3
                    100        1,902        1,447              –
                    150        1,755        1,232           (2.7)
                    200        1,617        1,045           (8.2)
                    250        1,489           886         (17.0)


14″ Barrels:

Range (yds) Velocity (fps) Energy (ft-lbs) Trajectory (in)
                      –        1,970        1,551           (1.5)
                     50        1,819        1,322            0.6
                    100        1,677        1,123              –
                    150        1,544           952           (3.7)
                    200        1,421           807         (11.0)
                    250        1,311           686         (22.6)

Additional information

Weight .95 lbs
Dimensions 2.9 × 2.3 × 1.9 in