357 Magnum Ammo
357 Magnum ammunition made for a common sight in police armories from its introduction in 1934 until the 1990s. The 357 mag's legion of associated revolvers and carbines have evolved into a CCW and target shooting role and the cartridge is still trusted by a lot of shooters for that today. The .357 Magnum typically fires a 125 or 158 grain bullet, with the ligher projectile trading a bit of penetration for higher velocity and, in the case of jacketed hollow points, more reliable expansion.
.357 Magnum loads typically produce velocities between 1,200 and 1,500 feet per second along with relatively heavy recoil. Look for an assortment of big name brands for sale here at Widener's like Federal, Winchester and PMC with bulk range packs in-stock for all your training needs.
While it's not a historically correct cartridge for Western or cowboy action shooting, the .357 offers nice, flat trajectories and compatibility with a variety of lever-action rifle and wheelgun designs. Action shooting loads are typically a bit less powerful than regular target ones to promote rapid, accurate fire.
PMC Bronze 357 Magnum 158 Grain JSP - 50 Rounds$44.85
Manufacturer PMC Condition New Bullet Weight 158 Grain Bullet Type Jacketed Soft-Point (JSP) Use Type home defense, plinking at the range Casing Type Brass Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum Manufacturer SKU 357A Primer Type Boxer Magnetic No UPC Barcode 741569050173 Cost Per Round 89.7¢ per round
Hog hunters and other fans of .357 Magnum revolvers will enjoy this cost-effective soft point ammunition from PMC. These cartridges deliver good mushrooming without fragmenting, making them ideal for taking game you plan on eating.
This ammo comes in 50-round boxes and fires a 158 grain jacketed soft point bullet at 1,200 feet per second.
PMC ammunition is loaded in South Korea by Poongsan, a defense contractor that also produces its own non-corrosive primers and brass to ensure optimal quality control.
Fiocchi 357 Mag 142 Grain FMJTC - 50 Rounds$47.85
Manufacturer Fiocchi Condition New Bullet Weight 142 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type plinking at the range Casing Type Brass Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum Manufacturer SKU 357F Primer Type Boxer Magnetic No UPC Barcode 762344001319 Cost Per Round 95.7¢ per round
This .357 Magnum ammo from Fiocchi's economical "Pistol Shooting Dynamics" line is an excellent option for plinking, practice, and match use. Each cartridge is assembled using a reloadable brass casing, a standard clean-burning powder charge, a non-corrosive Boxer primer, and a Full Metal Jacket projectile with a Truncated Cone (FMJTC).
FMJTC rounds are popular with competitors because they leave nice clean holes in paper and cardboard targets without sacrificing accuracy and stability at longer ranges. The bullets weigh 142 grains which is a median for the caliber and will boast comparable recoil to most defensive loads without being so fierce as to discourage extended range trips.
The cartridge casings are crimped to their respective projectile's cannelures which prevents bullet setback or dislodging caused by recoil while sitting in the cylinder. Fiocchi ammunition is manufactured in Italy using processes and techniques that have been passed down and refined since 1876.
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Sellier & Bellot 357 Mag 158 Grain FMJ - 50 Rounds$49.85
Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot Condition New Bullet Weight 158 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type plinking at the range Casing Type Brass Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum Manufacturer SKU SB357A Primer Type Boxer Magnetic No UPC Barcode 754908500536 Cost Per Round 99.7¢ per round
If you are looking for something incredibly effective for self defense or something incredibly fun to shoot at the range, the 357 Magnum is the perfect cartridge for you. Developed in 1934 as the first of a slew of magnum rounds to follow, the 357 Magnum started a new era for ammunition. Designed mainly for revolvers, but also used in some carbines, this versatile, high powered round is the perfect round for you, whether you are a hunter, need to defend yourself, or just like to blast targets at the range.
Sellier and Bellot have been around since the 1800's and are one of the best ammunition manufacturers in Eastern Europe, outclassing even many manufacturers in the west. With these 158 grain, full metal jacket, boxer primed, brass cased rounds, firing at 1263 feet per second, you have all the speed, accuracy, and reliability you need for a fantastic range round.
Remington HTP 357 Mag 110 Grain SJHP – 20 Rounds$27.85
Manufacturer Remington Condition New Bullet Weight 110 Grain Bullet Type Semi-Jacketed Hollow-Point (SJHP) Use Type home defense, hunting boar, hunting whitetail deer, plinking at the range Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass Quantity 20 Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum Manufacturer SKU RTP357M7A Primer Type Boxer Magnetic No UPC Barcode 047700497204 Cost Per Round $1.39 per round
Needless to say, the 357 Magnum is a powerful cartridge. Pretty much any bullet that comes out of a 357 revolver is going to do a lot of damage to anything it hits. But that doesn’t mean you should load just any old ammunition in your wheel gun. You should pick a round with a bullet designed specifically for self-defense applications. That’s Remington High Terminal Performance (HTP) in a nutshell.
This cartridge is loaded with a 110 grain semi-jacketed hollow point. The bullet’s copper jacket will keep lead fouling off of your barrel, which will in turn preserve your firearm’s accuracy. The jacket also strengthens the bullet, which prevents it from fragmenting apart as it retains the momentum it needs to penetrate deeply.
Because the jacket does not constrict the lead core’s hollow point nose cavity, the SJHP can reliably expand following lower-velocity impact. Under the right circumstances the SJHP can double its original diameter before coming to a rest inside its target. And since this round’s muzzle energy is around 400 ft lbs, it hits more than hard enough to quickly neutralize an immediate threat to your or your family's safety.
This ammunition features nickel-plated brass cases. They are still reloadable, but they also offer smoother extraction and better corrosion resistance than regular bare brass cases can provide. The SJHP’s flat nose profile makes it safe to load in a lever-action rifle’s tubular magazine.
Barnes VOR-TX 357 Mag 140 Grain XPB SCHP - 20 Rounds$29.85
Manufacturer Barnes Condition New Bullet Weight 140 Grain Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Use Type home defense Casing Type Brass Quantity 20 Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum Manufacturer SKU 21543 Primer Type Boxer Magnetic No UPC Barcode 716876153527 Cost Per Round $1.49 per round
The 357 Magnum was invented by Colt in 1934 and remains one of the best rounds on the market for self-defense. With its incredible speed and energy and its fantastic stopping power, this round is just what you need for protecting yourself, and, in some cases, it can even be used for hunting.
Barnes has been leading the field in copper ammo for years, making just the nontoxic ammo you need for all your shooting purposes, performing even better than lead ammunition. Firing with phenomenal speed, these 140 grain, Barnes VOR-TX, XPB hollow point, brass cased, boxer primed rounds have massive expansion and fantastic penetration, giving you the perfect round for defending yourself against attackers.
Federal 357 Mag 158 Grain American Eagle JSP - 50 Rounds$74.85
Manufacturer Federal Condition New Bullet Weight 158 Grain Bullet Type Jacketed Soft-Point (JSP) Use Type home defense, hunting boar, hunting whitetail deer, varmint hunting Casing Type Brass Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum Manufacturer SKU AE357A Primer Type Boxer Magnetic No UPC Barcode 029465085087 Cost Per Round $1.50 per round
Order this box of Federal 357 magnum ammo and you’ll have 50 rounds for your handgun. The 158-grain semi-jacketed soft-point bullets come out of the barrel with a velocity of 1,240 feet per second and an impressive energy of 539 foot pounds. With excellent downrange accuracy, these cartridges deliver reliable performance. Thanks to the the soft point makes these an intriguing choice for some hunters.
Federal Premium Ammunition is a leader in target shooting and hunting ammunition. They also have top-quality options for anyone who needs a self defense or target-shooting cartridge. Based out of Minnesota, Federal has a history that goes back to 1922. They make dependable options for shotguns, rifles, handguns, and more.
Often credited as the first “magnum” round, the .357 Magnum was created to give law enforcement more firepower and capability during the 1930’s. Thanks in large part to tremendous stopping power and terminal performance, it is now one of the most effective rounds for police officers and self defense for private citizens.