This is a discussion on .357 Sig within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I find the 357 SIG to be much flatter shooting that a 40 and easier to control. Kind of counterintuitive but it just doesn't seem ...
February 17th, 2009 11:12 AM
I find the 357 SIG to be much flatter shooting that a 40 and easier to control. Kind of counterintuitive but it just doesn't seem to kick as much as a 40 cal. I have zero problem finding ammo in this caliber but then Houston has mucho sources compared to some smaller towns.
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February 17th, 2009 10:21 PM
Why not buy the .40 and an extra .357sig barrel so you have dual caliber pistol? The .357sig uses the .40 mags anyway.
Seems like a win-win to me.
February 17th, 2009 10:42 PM
The only thing about the .357 Sig is that ammo is hard to find in some places. THe 40 ammo is much easier to find.
I've got a .357 in a Sig 226. Its an excellent shooter. Its got its own distinct sound, I can always pick it out at the range when one is being shot.
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February 18th, 2009 12:20 AM
having a gun with both barrels means that it is useable even if there is a local ammo shortage of one of the calibre's.
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