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Old 05-12-2015, 2:22 PM
Steponmytoes Steponmytoes is offline
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What is everyone's thoughts on 16 inch vs 20 inch .357?

Ballistically there isn't much gained. But, you do get a longer sight radius and bigger magazine capacity...

I can't decide which one to get.
Try to go to a gun shop that has the model you're interested in, sometimes longer barrels balance better or vice versa. Balance and weight are way more important than capacity.

For 357, I like the shorter barrel length. Quicker to sight, easier to transport/store and just handier in general. I think they are more fun to shoot. In my experience, longer guns tend to stay in the safe.

Also be aware that you will probably want to lighten up the loading gate, especially if you buy brand new... your thumbs will thank you

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