The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 9, 2019, 01:19 AM   #1
armednfree
Senior Member
 
Join Date: October 30, 2016
Posts: 127
CFE Pistol

Any idea how CFE pistol works in 357 mag with 125's? 4 inch barrel.
armednfree is offline  
Old January 9, 2019, 11:16 AM   #2
Unclenick
Staff
 
Join Date: March 4, 2005
Location: Ohio
Posts: 15,765
Hodgdon has data for it, both in lead and jacketed bullets, so it may be used, certainly. Their data is for a 10" closed chamber barrel (equivalent to an 8.5" revolver with zero barrel/cylinder gap). Go to Ballistics By The Inch to get a sense of what percentage of velocity the barrel length and barrel/cylinder gap in your actual revolver is likely to cost you.) It looks to me like you should multiply Hodgdon's published numbers by around 0.77. Should come out in the vicinity of 1150 fps for a test barrel. Your real gun may shoot slower.
__________________
Gunsite Orange Hat Family Member
CMP Certified GSM Master Instructor
NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
NRA Benefactor Member and Golden Eagle
Unclenick is offline  
Old January 11, 2019, 08:50 AM   #3
edfardos
Member
 
Join Date: April 4, 2016
Posts: 64
i like it in medium loaded 44mag, good high pressure powder imho.
edfardos is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2018 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04041 seconds with 10 queries