Unique is still the best for cast. Here is what I use:
44mag - 10gr Unique 240gr LSWC out of a 7" Redhawk.
357mag - 6.0 gr Unique 158gr LSWC out of a Ruger GP100 4" and a SP101 3".
These loads can be found in almost every loading manual. Both are mid level loads.
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