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Old 09-07-2012, 20:56   #6
Big Bird
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Best deer hunting load for a .357 Magnum is probably a 158 gr hard cast semi-wad cutter.

The .357 Magnum is marginal for deer. It will work. But it wouldn't be my primary hunting handgun. You can buy a good Ruger single action in .45 Long Colt or .44 Magnum for $400-500 and cheaper used.
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