41 spl vs 357 mag

41 spl vs 357 mag

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    41 spl vs 357 mag

    Error: correct caliber is 44spl
    Of these 2 cailbers:
    44spl and 357 mag
    Given equal guns and comparative ammo
    Which would have less felt recoil?
    I'm guess'n 44spl
    I've never fired that caliber
    But i have the popular 357mag.........
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    First off, a 41 spl is a wildcat proposition, and have to be made from41 mag brass. If we take the same weight gun for both, depending on loads used, the spl would have the easier recoil, or at least different type.
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    Here's an interesting article on the .41 Special by John Taffin.

    http://www.sixguns.com/tests/tt41spec.htm
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    say what??
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    If you read carefully, the OP intended to ask about .44 special vs .357 mag. He just did a bad job of editing.

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    The .44 spl is going to have a gentler push compared to the .357's sharp jump.
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    well.....i'm with sgb. it will hit heavier but travel slower
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    Sorry for the botch-up on caliber and editing =s too early in the morning
    This was basically about the "BullDog" CharterArms makes in 44spl versus comparable size revolver chambered in 357mag
    THNX for response

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    I've shot both; the 44 is, as others said, more of a push rather than a quick snap like the 357.
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    Nice to be in the know rather than a bad guess***again THNX

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