Is a 357 Sig worth it?
357 Sig is a great round, and if you wanted more power than 9mm, but without having to carry a larger-frame pistol like is necessary with 10mm or a revolver as is the case with . 357 Magnum, it’s definitely a great choice.
How far can a 357 Sig shoot?
At rifle velocities the cartridge performs very well out to 75 yards, its performance becomes more modest between 75 and 125 yards. Like the . 44 Magnum, the . 357 can be sighted to shoot comfortably out to 125 yards.
How powerful is a 357 Sig?
The SAAMI pressure limit for the . 357 SIG is set at 275.80 MPa (40,000 psi), piezo pressure.
Can 357 SIG stop a bear?
357 Magnum or other similar-caliber load, a well-placed shot with a good bullet will certainly kill a bear, but it’s not recommended.
Will a 357 take down a grizzly?
357 Magnum or other similar-caliber load, a well-placed shot with a good bullet will certainly kill a bear, but it’s not recommended. Wayne Bosowicz carried a Colt Python . 357 Magnum revolver for years as his bear gun.
What is 357 SIG?
357 Sig is a proprietary cartridge developed by Sig Sauer, the ginormous gun company. The round was developed with one goal in mind: Push a 125-grain 9mm projectile to the same velocity – or so close that it makes no difference – as a 125-grain.357 Magnum projectile, when either was fired from a 4-inch barrel.
What is the velocity of a 357 Magnum bullet?
The .357 Sig can do almost that, with most factory loads launching a .355-inch, 125-grain bullet between 1,350 and 1,450 feet per second. However, the .357 Magnum can also launch a much heavier bullet, like a 158-grain one, at high velocity.
What is the muzzle velocity of a 125-gr SIG?
A 125-gr .357 Sig achieves muzzle velocity in the neighborhood of 1400 to 1475 feet per second, and muzzle energy in the neighborhood of 580 to 620 ft-lbs of energy with most standard pressure loads and a 4-inch barrel. That is indeed about the same as that of a .357 Magnum revolver with a 4-inch barrel.
What guns are compatible with a 357 SIG Sauer?
The .357 Sig head spaces on the case mouth, or maybe the case shoulder. Don’t let the caliber name fool you, a number of gun manufacturers make compatible guns: Glock, Smith & Wesson and of course, Sig Sauer. Here’s a bit of minutia sure to start a reloading room fight.