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Coonan
Model .357 Magnum Semi Auto
Coonan Pistol .357 Magnum Semi Auto .357 Mag Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.3-in
Length:8.7-in Height:5.6-in
Barrel:5-in Weight:42-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (158 grain bullet)203504
  • Recoil Factor (158 grain bullet)8.87 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity8 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor73%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1983 - 1998
Caliber:.357 Mag
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:grip safety, manual thumb safety
Magazine:7-round
Frame:stainless steel
Grip:smooth walnut
Sights:blade front, adjustable rear
Notes:original early model
Manufacturer
Coonan Inc.
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Gun Value
MSRP:$875.00Used Est:$865.00
Last Update:2/23/2019
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Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .357 Magnum
Alias: .357 Smith & Wesson Magnum
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:158 grains
MV:1288 ft/sec ME:582 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

Smith & Wesson introduced this cartridge for its heavy-frame revolver. Ammunition was developed by Winchester in cooperation with Smith & Wesson. Using a lengthened and strengthened version of the .38 Special case, the .357 Magnum was rapidly accepted by hunters and law enforcement. At the time of its introduction, it was claimed to easily pierce the body panels of automobiles and crack engine blocks. While it has less power than the .44 Magnum, it compares favorably to the 10mm Norma and .45 ACP, but with better armor penetration. Today factories offer over fifty different loadings in this caliber.

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