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I bought this Shield in 40 Cal (cuz my youngest son asked for my other 40 Shield in 2013 when he went to Flight School)
OK.....fast forward to 2018.... for this other one for 185.00 OTD at the Store... (back when 40s were "dead"
I had my eyes on this REMSPORT Shield 40cal to 357 Sig conversion Barrel for a while... Nobody looked at it as it was listed as "Sig Sauer" and not S&W...
It had been there for almost a YEAR.. well, until I snaged it yesterday... for 85.00 OTD... Fit flawlessly, and it cycled 357 Sig Zoom snap caps...
I'm sure it's a "flame thrower" BUT Recoil will be less than the 40 cal...
Gotta get out there and try this toy ........... I haven't even shot the gun, never mind the conversion barrel..
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That's a great buy there, CLASS3NH, congratulations!
 
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Wait, isn't the 357 SIG round dead and buried?
 
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I have a Shield 40 1.0 and last year got the REMSport 357 Sig barrel......already ha 9mm for it.

The 357 Sig shoots very well in the little Shield 40.

I have 5 guns that will shoot 347 Sig, 9mm an 49 S&W. I tend to lean to the357 Sig for carry but am equally comfortable with 40 and 45 ACP as well as 38/357 Magnum ....9mm seldom.
 

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Nice!

My Glock 22 I rescued from a wayward police department is now running a .357 Sig barrel and mags with 124 gr HSTs and some 2100 fps Underwood Extreme Defenders. The HSTs run about 1400 fps out of the 22/31 barrel. As they say, "close enough for government work" as compared to a .357 Magnum.

I do the same thing with a Glock 23 and 27. You can run the G23/32 barrel in the G27 and turn it into a G33.
 

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I'm just guessing that the .357 Sig will have a bit more recoil than the .40.......lighter slug but higher velocity.
 

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I'm just guessing that the .357 Sig will have a bit more recoil than the .40.......lighter slug but higher velocity.
My experience: Comparing the Glock 23 (180 grain 40s) to the converted 22/31 (125 gr 357s) the only difference I feel is a bit more "snappy" is the word - although that is way overworked. Same with the G27 converted to G33. You can tell the difference, but it isn't really that noticeable. I've never been particularly recoil sensitive though.

I'd be interested to hear how the Shield conversion compares.
 

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Sorry for another post, but I forgot. This is basically a Glock 23 - sort of. Rock Slide USA upper with a Vortex Venom RDS, Dawson Precision co-witness iron sights, and a threaded .357 Sig barrel. The lower is a Lone Wolf Timber Wolf frame which is amazing. This is a great gun to interchange between 40, 357, and 9mm. It doesn't feel anything like a stock Glock.

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This cost about the same as a Glock 23 with factory Glock sights in the LGS. The 357 is really fun to shoot.
 

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I'm just guessing that the .357 Sig will have a bit more recoil than the .40.......lighter slug but higher velocity.
Yeah that has been my observation when shooting the .357 Sig.....that includes a P229 in 40 and 357, a Glock 27 and Glock 23 conversion.

Not surprisingly the P229 was the least noticeable but none were much different. To me the 357 Sig does have a tad more snap but it also is a little louder....at least to me.
 

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no, have to start with 10mm brass, neck down then trim, necking 40 brass doesn't work or so I have read on the the interwebbs
Who in their right mind would willingly give up their 10mm brass for this?
 
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