Gun World April 2015

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 to put 12 rounds in the target.

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