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Old 04-10-2011, 21:47   #56
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Before 357 Sig was developed, the Secret Service was looking for a cartridge that had the ballistics of the 125 grain JHP 357 Magnum, which had the best gunfight record at that time, and would work in automatic pistols. Federal and Sig worked on developing the cartridge and the P-229 pistol. Pretty much with the understanding that if it was developed and produced, that the Secret Service would buy their pistols and ammunition.
Despite some media reports, there were no AK-47s involved in the incident
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