357 Magnum Ammo

A past favorite of police and military personnel (even famously used by General Patton), the .357 Magnum was designed as an improvement to the .38 Special and remains one of the most popular center-fire revolver cartridges among civilians for self defense and hunters for game like deer and hogs. Learn More

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  1. Winchester Super-X 357 Magnum Ammo - 50 Rounds of 125 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $43.99 Price

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    • 50 Rounds
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    • 50 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • 88¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU X3576P
    • UPC 020892201439
  2. Federal 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 158 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $17.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • 20 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • 90¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU P357HS1
    • UPC 029465085421
  3. Hornady 357 Magnum Ammo - 25 Rounds of 158 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $22.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
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    • 25 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • 92¢ Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 90562
    • UPC 090255300215
  4. Hornady 357 Magnum Ammo - 250 Rounds of 125 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $229.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
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    • 250 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • 92¢ Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 90500
    • UPC 10090255905004
  5. Winchester Super-X 357 Magnum Ammo - 50 Rounds of 158 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $47.00 Price

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    • 50 Rounds
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    • 50 Rounds
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    • American-made Discount Defense
    • 94¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU X3574P
    • UPC 020892200470
  6. Federal 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 158 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $19.99 Price

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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • 100¢ to $1.00 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU C357E
    • UPC 029465093006
  7. Hornady 357 Magnum Ammo - 25 Rounds of 140 Grain FTX Ammunition

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    $24.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady
    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.00 Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 92755
    • UPC 090255927559
  8. Hornady 357 Magnum Ammo - 25 Rounds of 125 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $26.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady
    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.04 Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 90500
    • UPC 090255905007
  9. Magtech 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 95 Grain SCHP Ammunition

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    $21.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • 20 Rounds
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    • Foreign-made Self-Defense
    • $1.05 Cost Per Round
    • Magtech SKU FD357A
    • UPC 754908188611
  10. Federal 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 180 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $21.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • 20 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.05 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU C357G
    • UPC 029465093013
  11. Federal 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 125 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $24.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.25 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU C357B
    • UPC 029465092979
  12. Federal 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 130 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $25.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • 20 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.25 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU PD357HS2 H
    • UPC 029465094669
  13. Winchester 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 125 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $25.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.25 Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU S357MPDB
    • UPC 020892218864
  14. CCI 38 Special Ammo - 10 Rounds of 100 Grain #9 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $15.00 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by CCI

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    • 10 Rounds
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    • American-made Hunting
    • $1.50 Cost Per Round
    • CCI SKU 3738
    • UPC 076683037381
  15. Speer 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 135 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $30.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.50 Cost Per Round
    • Speer SKU 23917
    • UPC 076683239174
  16. Federal Vital-Shok 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 140 Grain XPB HP Ammunition

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    $30.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.50 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU P357XB1
    • UPC 029465098315
  17. Federal Vital-Shok 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 180 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $31.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.60 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU P357SA
    • UPC 029465061258
  18. Speer 357 Magnum Ammo - 20 Rounds of 125 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $32.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Speer

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Speer
    • American-made Self-Defense
    • $1.60 Cost Per Round
    • Speer SKU 23920
    • UPC 076683239204
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The .357 Magnum – the first and most popular handgun magnum caliber – was developed in 1935, as an improvement to the .38 Special. It was the result of a collaboration between the legendary Elmer Keith, gun writer Phil Sharpe, and Colonel D.B. Wesson of Smith & Wesson and Winchester firearms. The .357 Magnum uses the same case as the .38 Special, but is 0.125” longer. Muzzle velocities over 1,500 feet per second for the bullet used in the .38 Special were reached by a charge that Sharpe developed. It pushed the 158 grain projectile down an 8 ¾” barrel in a .38/44 Outdoorsman revolver built by Smith & Wesson. The result of this work was the S&W Model 27.

Since then, many other revolvers have been built to accommodate the .357 Magnum cartridge, which has historically been popular among both law enforcement and civilians, keeping demand high since its introduction. All major ammunition manufacturers produce .357 Magnum ammo, and all major firearms manufacturers produce a weapon for this common caliber.

Law enforcement agencies used the .357 Magnum for many years, and U.S. military personnel used this caliber from World War II through Vietnam. General George S. Patton is one particularly famous user of this caliber. He carried two revolvers, one an ivory handled (not pearl) S&W .357 Magnum, and the other an ivory handled single action .45 Long Colt.

The .357 Magnum is mostly found in revolvers, however, other firearm types fire this caliber as well. Lever action rifles chambered for the .357 Magnum have been manufactured by Marlin, Henry and others. Semi-automatic pistols that fire the .357 Magnum have been manufactured by Israeli Military Industries and Coonan. Ruger has introduced a bolt action rifle chambered for the .357 Magnum. It might be the perfect combination rifle and pistol cartridge when you consider how many single shot and pump action rifles can be had in this caliber.

The .357 Magnum is now less popular among law enforcement agencies due to the advantages in performance and capacity offered by semi-automatic pistols. It is, however, still a valid hunting and self-defense caliber. The famous LEVERevolution ammunition made by Hornady in .357 Magnum is popular among North American hunters for medium and large game. First Defense, a solid copper bullet for self defense manufactured by Magtech, also comes in .357 Magnum. It is versatile and can be shot in many firearms, ensuring that the first Magnum will continue to be one of the most popular on the market.

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