The best looking .357 pistol...

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  1. SWAGA

    SWAGA No longer broke... Lifetime Supporter

  2. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

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    The full size Coonan was calling to me, but I believe I have answered
    that call with a viable substitute, the 10mm platforms :D Next up I'm
    looking at a metal frame 10, Rock Island makes a double stack frame.
     

  3. Bull

    Bull Just a Man Supporting Member

    I like them too.... Just not wild about the 1300$+ price tag..... But heck yeah!.... I'd really like obe
     
  4. ajole

    ajole Supporting Member

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    Yeah, that looks OK.

    But this is better.:p

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  5. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

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  6. bscar

    bscar Supporting Member

    I put a box of .357 through a full size Coonan once. Didn't really see the hype in it afterwards.
     
  7. Kiln

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    I think the stainless GP100 is better looking all around but as far as semi auto .357 mags go that one is pretty nice looking.
     
  8. shepherd321

    shepherd321 Supporting Member

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    How much bigger is the grip then a standard 45 single stack? I'm not seeing a need with my 2 7.62x25s
     
  9. Rerun

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    Gunbroker.com is listing a SS model with two magazines for $805 with about a day and one half left on the bid.

    eldar
     
  10. Bull

    Bull Just a Man Supporting Member


    That's mo better!......
     
  11. Rerun

    Rerun Supporting Member

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  12. Bot a chance. It's good looking. But not in the .357 world.
    Current production.
    Ruger gp100 stainless.
    Or SW 686+ blued.
    Post production.
    Another tie.
    Blued colt python or stainless Dan wesson.
    I bet they all shoot better too.
     
  13. I don't trust a rimmed cartridge in a semi auto. To have to have just to have, well maybe, but I kinda doubt it. For a woods semi auto, and SD semi auto the 10mm, IMO, is a better option.
     
  14. SWAGA

    SWAGA No longer broke... Lifetime Supporter

  15. From Hodgdon Reloading site.

    Hodgdon CFE Pistol Powder 357 magnum 10 inch barrel
    .358" Bullet Diameter 1.580" COL 6.6 Min 1,375 FPS 22,400 PSI 7.6 Max 1,514 FPS 27,900 PSI

    Hodgdon CFE Pistol Powder 357 sig 4 inch barrel
    .355" Bullet Diameter 1.135" COL 7.0 Min 1,222 FPS 29,700 PSI 8.0 Max 1,346 FPS 38,900 PSI

    Keep in mind the difference in barrel length, I lose 150 fps going from a 4 inch to 2 inch barrel 38 spl. Figure on at least 50 FPS per inch. 6 inch difference will be at least 300 fps, probably more like 400 FPS. Which IMO relates to the 357 sig outperforms the 357 magnum with the same bullet, and same powder. Glock 32 would cost a hell of a lot less, has a 13 round capacity, and lighter to carry. Known reliable, just not seeing a reason to own the Coonan.
     
  16. bscar

    bscar Supporting Member

    I can use my UpLula speed loader on my TTC Tokarev pistols, but the Coonan 1911's magazine is too big for the UpLula
     
  17. This^^
    Love the gun, absolutely...and in my favorite caliber. But the price is way over the top, unfortunately. Otherwise I'd take two.
     
  18. Bull

    Bull Just a Man Supporting Member


    There is something very satisfying about shooting .357
     
  19. SWAGA

    SWAGA No longer broke... Lifetime Supporter


    But it's a Glock bro....a Glock....
     
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