Originally Posted by Cwlongshot
BUT simply utilizing soft point bullets eliminates this issue.
My own 158g XTP FP loading with Lil Gun powder, almost reaches 2000fps from my 18'' barrel Marlin. This level of 357 mag preformance is every bit equal and even superior to the 30-30 150g and it even has a heavier, larger diameter bullet making preformance on game likely BETTER with the 357 Magnum!!!
All with slightly less recoil, more rounds in magazine and less muzzle blast.
I use the XTP flatpoint 158g over Blue Dot but otherwise you have the perfect argument of the .357 lever over the 30.30 for a truck gun.