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EL COLONEL
03-04-2007, 17:22
Anybody know what 357 magnum round would be good for hogs out of a ruger GP-100 4in barrle. Thanx:thumbsup:

vafish
03-04-2007, 17:45
Hogs generally take something that penetrates deep and holds together well.

I think something like the Double Tap 180 or 200 gr WFNGC loads would work pretty well.

http://www.doubletapammo.com/php/catalog/index.php?cPath=21_27

Winchester makes a 180 gr Partition Gold load that should work well.

http://www.winchester.com/products/catalog/handgundetail.aspx?symbol=S357P&cart=MzU3IE1hZ251bQ==


If not them the 158 gr Jacketed Soft Points should work pretty well.

Sharker
03-05-2007, 15:06
How far a shot you planning to make?

I agree that a heavy solid HP round is tops.

noway
03-05-2007, 15:59
I would avoid the JSP imho not the best thing for them size animals that could get bigger and tuff'er as the hunt goes on. Great for deer by the way. I would als avoid any SD jacketed ammo either.



A good hardcast lead loading or as mention above a partition round would be my first picks. I'm doing some load testing using BTB bullets but out of a 357max and 14"'ncher bbl. Plan on doing some off season hunting and will be posting storys and photos.

Now granted the 357max has about 100-300fps on avg more than the 357magnum.

duncan
03-06-2007, 18:16
Small hogs around 100 lbs close in - why not?

EL COLONEL
03-12-2007, 10:13
Thanx everyone for your reply.:wavey: