Packing .357 Magnum power in an unstoppable 1911-style package
By David Bahde

The effectiveness of the .357 Magnum is all but legendary. Taken within context, one can see why. It was introduced back in 1935, when choices for controllable yet more powerful revolver cartridges were slim…

Shooting the full-sized .357 Magnum Classic was very pleasant. I had a hard time putting it down. And while it was pleasant with .357 Magnum rounds, it was a downright joy in .38 Special.
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