“What would I want with a reputation? That’s a good way to get yourself killed!”
– Jason McCullough, as played by James Garner, in “Support Your Local Sheriff” (my favorite movie of all time!)
What about “reputation”? Some cartridges or loadings have reputations for better effectiveness than others. Sometimes that’s valid, but other times it may not be.
Let’s take the mighty .357 Magnum, one of my favorite cartridges. The 125 grain semi-jacketed hollowpoint loads have the reputation of being superbly effective; ...Continue Reading →