Is the 357 SIG interchangeable?

Is the 357 SIG interchangeable?

357 SIG is a short, bottle necked , rimless , Automatic Pistol Cartridge. Other than nominal bullet diameter and GENERAL performance characteristics they have little in common. They are in NO WAY interchangeable. They are absolutely not interchangeable.

What can I shoot 357 Sig out of?

The . 357 SIG is, in short, a . 40 Smith and Wesson pistol cartridge necked down to accept a 9mm bullet, which would have a diameter of . 355 inches.

Is 9mm bigger than .357 SIG?

Critical Duty 9mm vs. 9mm Critical Duty +P also penetrated about 18 inches, had a muzzle velocity of 1118, and expanded on average to around 0.47 inches. Compare this to the . 357 Critical Duty, which penetrated to about 18.9 inches, had identical expansion, and approximately 100 feet more of muzzle velocity.

What is 357 SIG?

357 Sig is a proprietary cartridge developed by Sig Sauer, the ginormous gun company. The round was developed with one goal in mind: Push a 125-grain 9mm projectile to the same velocity – or so close that it makes no difference – as a 125-grain.357 Magnum projectile, when either was fired from a 4-inch barrel.

What guns are compatible with a 357 SIG Sauer?

The .357 Sig head spaces on the case mouth, or maybe the case shoulder. Don’t let the caliber name fool you, a number of gun manufacturers make compatible guns: Glock, Smith & Wesson and of course, Sig Sauer. Here’s a bit of minutia sure to start a reloading room fight.

Is 357 a good caliber for a handgun?

Not only is the 357 Sig is a hot cartridge, it also delivers exceptional penetration for a medium caliber handgun round. But this also means that this caliber is prone to over-penetration in urban settings. Additionally, the.357 Sig is exceptionally accurate (more than the 9mm) and a flat shooting round.

What is the difference between 357 SIG and 9mm rounds?

Both the .357 SIG and 9mm rounds were developed for semi-automatic handguns, and both use a .355-inch bullet. The difference between the two lies in the velocity of the fired round, the case dimensions, and their use.