.357 Magnum vs .44 Magnum Lever Actions

.357 Magnum vs .44 Magnum Lever Actions

It’s time for part two of our Lever Action Rifle Series! Today, we’re looking at .357 Magnum and .44 Magnum when fired from lever action rifles (in this case, two identical rifles — a pair of Henry X Models). What’s the useful range of these cartridges with rifle length barrels? We tested that. What kind of performance benefit do they offer versus handguns chambered for the same calibers? We tested that, too. And some ballistic gel testing, hard barrier penetration testing, and a whole bunch of pretty charts, numbers, and spreadsheets… if you’re into that kind of thing.

The intro to our lever action series for those who missed it: “Why Everyone Likes Lever Actions” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndQsrx-WGj0

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