Monthly Archives: May 2015

Gun World April 2015: Bulked Up and Ready To Rumble

Text & Photos by Mike Dickerson .357 Magnum Punch with 1911 Style As a graduate student at Mankato University in 1976, Dan Coonan and his roommate regularlarly debated the relative merits of a 1911 .45 ACP versus a .357 Magnum revolver. To settle the score, parties agreed to a shootout,with the winner being the first [...]

By | 2018-04-18T14:24:49+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Editorial|0 Comments

USCCA Blog: Gun and Gear Reviews, Coonan .357 Magnum

USCCA Blog, Scott Wagner, May 17, 2015 The Coonan .357 Magnum (yes the Magnum revolver cartridge-not the .357 SIG) has been around off and on again for quite a few years.  I always felt the concept was intriguing — a reasonably sized semi-automatic 1911 style pistol, chambered for the mighty .357 Magnum revolver round. Back [...]

By | 2018-04-18T14:24:49+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Editorial|0 Comments

.357 Shoot Off: Coonan versus Python

by Dave Higgenbotham on MAY 3, 2015 Comparing a Coonan .357 Magnum to an old Colt Python may not seem like a logical paring. The Coonan is in production now. The Python is not. And in this specific case, I’m looking at a compact Coonan and a stretched out Python. Clearly it isn’t an apples-to-apples comparison. [...]

By | 2018-04-18T14:24:49+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Editorial|1 Comment