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357-44 B&D

ByronF

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A model 28 for sale made me think this would be awesome. Anyone have experience with this wildcat?

I'd like it as a 5-shot in a GP100 frame, 4" barrel.
 

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Seems like it was brewed up for use in single-shot guns.

There may be exceptions but as far as I know, cartridges with a significant bottleneck (or taper) and high operating pressures tend to behave poorly in revolvers because the shoulder on the brass will not contract enough after firing to allow the cylinder to rotate easily. You might look up the 22-Jet as an example.
There are some older cartridges that have lightly necked cases like the 44-40, 38-40, and 32-20 but they operate at black powder pressures and the brass is notoriously thin at the neck area.

Might be possible to put it in a Desert Eagle.
 

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I had a model 27 converted 30 years ago. Worked perfectly and what a cannon. My younger brother has it now and it's still working perfectly after shooting many hundreds of rounds. Presently have a custom Marlin 1894 chambered in the cartridge. It is also a monster. Go for it! Why'd I have the Marlin built? Just for the hell of it.
 
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