- Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
- Condition New
- Weight 158gr
- Projectile Type FMJ
- Ammo Use Type Range Training
- Casing Type Brass
- Quantity 50
- Caliber .357 Mag
- Manufacturer SKU SB357A
- Primer Type Boxer
- Muzzle Velocity (ft. per sec) 1263
- Muzzle Energy (ft. pounds) 560
- UPC Barcode 754908500536
- Cost Per Round 48.0¢ per round
- Q & A
For years the word “magnum” has inspired awe among firearms enthusiasts. Everyone knows the word implies greater power, but what does that really mean? In centuries past, a magnum simply referred to a measure of champagne, but with the creation of the .357 Magnum cartridge in 1934, it took on an entirely new and explosive meaning. The .357 Magnum was the first of its kind; originally created to blow through barriers put up by the era’s gangsters and bootleggers, it was a cartridge packed to higher pressures until it reached the level creators were looking for: explosively powerful. It was absolutely bigger and badder than the cartridges available then, and even today the .357 Magnum packs a real punch.
This ammunition is manufactured by Sellier and Bellot, a company with a history as rich as the cartridge itself. They’ve been around since 1825, when French merchant Louis Sellier decided it was time to get into the ammunition business. Their plant is located in Vlasim, Czech Republic, and their products are distributed worldwide. All of their ammunition is produced to exacting standards and they are an ISO-9001 certified company. In 2009, they were acquired by CBC, one of the biggest ammunition and firearms manufactures in the world, a move that has only increased their quality and reputation.
At 158 grain these are considered middle-weight, making them a good choice for practice, and as FMJ rounds, they’re made specifically for target practice, tactical training, and plinking. They have the speed you’ve come to expect from your .357 Magnum with a muzzle velocity of 1,263 feet per second, and they hit hard with a muzzle energy of 560 foot-pounds. You get 50 rounds in this box of target rounds, so you can take some time out to put a few rounds down-range or add it to your personal stash. Sellier and Bellot has a loyal following of experienced shooters; their ammunition is made well and priced affordably. Get your order in today to experience nearly a century’s worth of experience in your target rounds.
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