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)
  • 1,900 FPS in 14″ barrels & 2,140 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
    • One customer has reported multiple lost deer (14″ barrel)
    • Steinel will offer a premium hunting load in early 2020

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

 

20 Rounds

Ballistic Tables:

22″ Barrels:

Range (yds)Velocity (fps)Energy (ft-lbs)Trajectory (in)
                         –        2,140        1,830            (1.5)
                        50        1,981        1,568             0.4
                      100        1,830        1,338               –
                      150        1,687        1,137            (3.0)
                      200        1,553           964            (9.0)
                      250        1,430           817          (18.6)
                      300        1,318           695          (32.5)

14″ Barrels:

Range (yds)Velocity (fps)Energy (ft-lbs)Trajectory (in)
                         –        1,900        1,443            (1.5)
                        50        1,753        1,228             0.7
                      100        1,614        1,042               –
                      150        1,486           883            (4.0)
                      200        1,369           749          (12.0)
                      250        1,265           639          (24.6)

 

Additional information

Weight1.3 lbs
Dimensions2.9 × 2.3 × 1.9 in