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Old 09-27-2011, 16:20   #161
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I was getting ready to declare that after I get my Load-X ammunition order ( if I get my Load-X ammunition order), that there are only about ten loads left in the 357sig landscape.... Then today I discover that Grizzly Cartridge Company has a couple of new loadings. I have one load on the way - a 90 grain JHP. Here is the other one = Xtreme. Will keep you updated!
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Old 09-28-2011, 15:24   #162
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I went ahead and ordered a box of the Extreme! This is getting to be an expensive habit! Will update list as things arrive!
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Old 10-02-2011, 15:27   #163
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List on page 1 updated to read:

41.) Grizzly Cartridge Company - 90g - JHP

And another surprise (for me anyway) - When I went into Cabelas this weekend I found they had this in stock !!!!! - which I bought and added to the list!!:

43.) Hornady - 115g - FXT


List now at 93!!
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Old 10-10-2011, 03:22   #164
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Another load on the way - Winchester Rangers' Sinterfire offering as seen here.

An update on some other orders:
Got an e-mail from Grizzly Cartridge Company. They are zero balance on the Xtreme ammo and it may be a while before they run another batch. Hmmm....? I heard this before from RTKB ammo who never did bring back their 357sig line.
Haven't heard a peep from Load-X...no communication at all!! Hmmm....? Very similiar to another California firm I ordered from - Custom Cartridge. Never heard back from them and never had my order filled.

Well, the list will reach 94 when the Ranger frangible gets here!!
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Old 10-13-2011, 14:55   #165
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Another load on the way - Winchester Rangers' Sinterfire offering as seen here.
Came today! List on page 1 updated to read:

93.) Winchester Ranger - 100g - SF - frangible

List now at 94!!
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:10   #166
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Came today! List on page 1 updated to read:

93.) Winchester Ranger - 100g - SF - frangible

List now at 94!!
Looks like a good zombie load!
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Old 11-20-2011, 23:04   #167
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Great thread!
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Old 01-01-2012, 22:01   #168
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Outstanding thread! Is it safe to assume ( I really hate that word ) that the Gold Dot 125gr is one of the best bullets for this caliber? Why did DT stop using that bullet. I have two Dillon loaders and am considering putting them into use again.

I pm's Mas today asking him this question. What's the difference between the factory load. Speer Gold Dot 125 personal defense and 125 LE Duty ammo?


Thank for having this threat and I look forwards to getting some answers. FYI I opted for the Glock 32 over the Sig P239
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Old 01-02-2012, 10:08   #169
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The difference is a slight velocity increase from the 53918 item and the 54234 item, as well as a slight diferent six vs. five petal bullet design in the 53918. The lower velocity 1350 fps 53918 was developed for a government agency which I think is the FAM, and is also marketed in 20 round boxes for the civilian market.

Not sure however how this all makes a difference in the real world, both hit very hard and expand reliably because of the shallow hollow point design. If I were to pick a reliable expanding bullet, it would be one of those two.
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Old 01-21-2012, 17:19   #170
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List on page 1 updated to read:

76.) Remington Disintegrator - 104g plated frangible

I found this at a LGS when I was picking up a new handgun ( not chambered in 357sig ) Didn't even know it was available....
Also I put in an order for this - another company I had never heard of. Apparently they are down the road from Bitterroot Valley Ammunition in Montana.

An update on some other orders:

Got my order re-funded from Grizzly Cartridge Company - I guess they won't be making the Xtreme ammo again in 357sig anytime soon
Haven't heard a peep from Load-X.... I guess that order will never be filled

List now stands at 95 !!!
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Old 01-23-2012, 08:56   #171
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Just ordered another load....this one another loading from Underwood - a factory new load (versus remanufactured) using Gold Dot bullets.
I also have a couple interesting leads on some hard to find loadings.... will update soon!
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Old 01-24-2012, 16:08   #172
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Another load coming... this one a 125gr JHP round from Alabama Ammo. I had heard of this company. They sell a lot at gun shows (probably mostly "down south"??) but not via internet. Found this box on a gun auction site. Will update the list when I have my hands on it!!
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Old 01-25-2012, 18:32   #173
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List on page 1 updated to read:

88.) Underwood Ammunition - 125g - GDJHP

I am still impressed with Underwood! Fast service...packed well. I liked their remanufactured load and look forward to trying this!
clarkstoncz, you will be glad to know, I finally bit the bullet and ordered the Double Tap loads in 80g Barnes TAC-XP and Barnes 115g TAC-XP! Those will get the list to 100(!). Also clarkstoncz - I love that G32!!!

List now at 96!
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Old 01-29-2012, 18:53   #174
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Another load coming! This one I stumbled upon and it was a surprise to me. I never knew Precision Ammunition made this. I also thought that they went out of business. I remembered that Ruag RWS makes copper matrix ammo ( but they seem to be zero balance a lot). I did a little research and found out that RWS actually bought out Precision Ammunition - an article So this is new old stock stuff! - a rare one...

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Old 01-30-2012, 15:20   #175
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List on page 1 updated to read:

48.) Hunting Shack Ammunition - 124g - PFP (plated flat point) (RL)

List now at 97!!
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:46   #176
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48.) Hunting Shack Ammunition - 124g - PLP (plated flat point) (RL)

List now at 97!!
Nice. 100 can't be far away!
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Old 02-01-2012, 19:26   #177
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List on page 1 updated to read:

23.) Double Tap - 80g - Barnes TAC-XP
24.) Double Tap - 115g - Barnes TAC-XP


List now at 99..... drum roll please
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Old 02-07-2012, 17:28   #178
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List on page 1 updated to read:

1.) Alabama Ammo Inc. - 125g - JHP

Since I list these alphabetically, what are the chances that my 100th load would start with ALA causing me to re-number the whole list? That's my luck! and....

List on page 1 updated to read:

69.) Precision Ammunition - 100g - copper matrix NTF (non-toxic frangible)

They (Precision Ammunition) actually list no bullet weight on the box but since they were bought out by RWS, I went with the weight they (RWS) list their copper-matrix at: 100g

The 100 barrier has been broken! The list now stands at 101!!

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Old 02-12-2012, 23:47   #179
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Hey Nit,

Any chance you're a mod at Rivals?
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Old 02-13-2012, 11:43   #180
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Nope... I had to startpage Rival just to find out what it is
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