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12-14-2012, 12:05
I found a pretty good deal for a NIB Glock 32 here on the classifieds. $482 shipped to my FFL seemed pretty good to me. The 357 Sig models are impossible to find locally anyways.

I'm expecting it to arrive on Saturday and will hopefully get it out to the range early next week. Since I don't have any reloading supplies for it, I'll just put a box or two of factory ammo down range.

I've never shot a 357 Sig, but I've always been intrigued by the caliber after reading so many good things about it.

I'm getting ready to order some brass and some FP bullets and will be working up reloads using AA#7 and AA#9.

12-14-2012, 15:44
Congrats on your purchase. :thumbsup:

I have owned my G32 for about 4 years now. I like it a lot.

12-14-2012, 17:16
Congrats on your new 357sig!! :thumbsup: A lot of people consider the G32 the perfect combination of size and power. Give us a range report when you get it out!!

12-14-2012, 17:34
I just ordered a G32 Gen4 from my local 'toy store'. I can't wait to get it. About time I added a 357 SIG to the stable.

12-14-2012, 17:41
I just ordered a G32 Gen4 from my local 'toy store'. I can't wait to get it. About time I added a 357 SIG to the stable.

Same here. I've got Glocks in 9mm, 10mm, and 45ACP. The only other ones I want are in 357 Sig. I think I'll grab a 33 next.

12-15-2012, 07:08
I have a GLOCK 23 (but don't really care for the .40 S&W real reason, just always seemed like a lot of recoil for little over 9mm...but no data to back that up) and first bought a .40/9mm conversion but later picked up a G32 barrel and some magazines...

...the G23/G19/G32 is a smaller pistol for my hand but the 357 SiG (I like Speer Lawman and Gold Dot in 125GR loading from Speer) is a nice improvement over 9mm for its intended use but I don't find it difficult to shoot...enjoy your new toy...


12-15-2012, 07:33
It's really fun gun to shoot, I've worked up several different loads, I have an aftermarket barrel, shoot lead & plated both.

12-16-2012, 21:51
Got the Glock 32, but I haven't had a chance to take it to the range yet.

For those of you who reload 357SIG: how many reloads can you get out of a single piece of brass?

12-17-2012, 00:33
Pretty good buy there.

I think that there is a real gem in the G32. Shoots as good as a bigger Glock,
and for most people..hides as well as a baby Glock.

There is an increasing array of .357 SIG loads available now..with more coming
down the pike.

Feel free to look at all my .357 SIG or other pics.

Have fun with those new Glocks!

12-17-2012, 05:55
To reload the 357sig you really want to start with a carbide push-thru base sizing die (usually sold as for the 40 S&W). The Glock-fired 357sig cases have a base bulge on one side, and unless you iron it out the reloaded case won't chamber correctly if the bulge faces in another direction when loaded from the mag. "Full-length" resizing dies don't reach down close enough to the base to fix this. Other than that, it's an easy caliber to reload, and good flat-point 125gr plated bullets work well. Do crimp heavily, to avoid bullet set-back.

12-17-2012, 06:18
My first handgun was a G32c. Love that gun, still have it. The racket it makes turns heads at the range for sure.

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12-18-2012, 20:25
Finally got a chance to fire my Glock 32 today. I wasn't really sure what to expect, but I really enjoyed it. The recoil was definitely more than my Glock 19, but didn't feel as snappy as a 40SW. It's hard to explain...

However, I was very unimpressed with the ammo I purchased at a local shop. I bought a 50rnd box of Precision Cartridge 125gr TCJ 125gr. Every single round tumbled because the manufacturer used plated bullets. I've got some reloading stuff due soon, so hopefully I can load some proper ammo.

12-19-2012, 04:09
Although Precision Cartridge, inc stuff goes bang every time and seems to be fairly stout, I haven't had much luck in the accuracy department with it. Here is one of my current favorites in the more inexpensive stuff:

If you go on the auction sites, they also have loads listed in 147gr.