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Old 04-26-2019, 05:38 PM
tred1956 tred1956 is offline
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Default Not A Small Bore But A Project No Less

Went to the PO and lo and behold. A grin came across my face. Couldn't wait to get home and put it together. The gun is a Factory Unaltered AA easy open frame with a factory unaltered AA 357 Max 10 " barrel. It wears a Wanre 4 hole, weaver style base, with Burris Signature rings and a Brand New Bushnell Elite 2-6X 32mm matte black Handgun Scope. The furniture is from High Plains and features a Pegasus Grip (been wanting to try one of these for years) and 2" wide flat bottom target forearm in Saphire Laminate. I think the purple pops with the AA frame. Have 200 rounds of Remington 357 Max brass and will start load development shortly. Have some AA1680 I am going to play with.
Thanks for reading and feel free to offer any "Pert Load" you might have. I have some 125,140,158, and 180 grain JHP to experiment with.
Thanks for reading and any and all input is welcome
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Old 04-26-2019, 07:24 PM
Gary in Illinois Gary in Illinois is offline
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Good looking handgun in a great cartridge!
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Old 04-26-2019, 07:33 PM
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Doug: Good looking handgun and they say the 357 Max is one fine cartridge. Very nice wood on the stock/s. Bill K
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Old 04-26-2019, 11:28 PM
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About 20 years ago, a buddy had a 357 Max in a Ruger No.1. It was need, but he quickly traded it off for something he wanted better before I even shot it. I do remember he was using AA1680 and 158gr XTP bullets.

FYI, I have shot a bunch of 357 Mag in both revolvers and lever guns, and I have found the 158gr to be much more accurate than the lighter bullets.
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