Tag Archives: 357Mag

There’s no cavalry to the rescue.

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Articles old and new

Another new article on Shooting Illustrated about bullpup stock for the Hi-Point carbine. American Shooting Journal an older article available online: Aero Precision M5E1. Aero Precision M5E1      

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My article in Blue Press

My article about reloading pistol caliber cartridges is out in Dillon Blue Press October issue, on page 62. For best layout, download the file and view it in “facing pages” mode.

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Sarah is back.

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New York Reload

“New York Reload” describes drawing a second gun in preference to reloading the first under fire. While tshirts describing the concept are available, the practice itself isn’t. NYC remains one of the most restrictive jurisdictions in regards to carry or … Continue reading

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Angel Kim

Engraved Smith&Wesson M27, I think.

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For the children? Think further out!

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Hast Holster

The leather is worthy of the gun it encases, S&W M27.  

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A mix of classic and new

Last year, I was curious what happened to KD Holsters and discovered that the brand was no longer. But some of their designs live on through Nelson Holsters. James Ervin Nelson took the most popular designs from several old brands, … Continue reading

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Recoil is relative.

Actress Morrigan Sanders, age 16, doesn’t usually shoot Coonans. But not because they kick too much…

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The main reason for Coonan popularity

Coonan pistols in particular are very accurate, have good triggers and tame the .357 recoil well — especially when compensated. Absence of barrel to cylinder gap means no pressure loss, so muzzle velocity of 1400fps with 158gr and 1600fps with … Continue reading

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If you shoot 357Mag for effect, get a Coonan

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Minimizing snubbie recoil.

I am having a friend hand-load two different 110gr jacketed hollow points. I also got a box of Magtech 38Spl 95gr all-copper ammo to go with the all-copper Federal .357 rounds. I was going to link to the Lucky Gunner … Continue reading

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Where flat-shooting pistols really shine

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Some of us *are* compensating…

…for the muzzle flip from 1600fps of muzzle velocity!

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Zombies, Werewolves, Vampires and More Common Threats, Too

Ammunition is loaded pretty hot and works best in Coonan pistols and strong revolvers like GP100. We got close to 1600fps from the 5″ autoloader. You get eight rounds, enough for a full magazine and one in the chamber.

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Good Things Come Out of Knoxville

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Coonan Eye Candy


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Nice Leather for Good Iron

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Armed response

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