Which has bigger recoil

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by gremlock686, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. gremlock686

    gremlock686 New Member

    18
    0
    0
    Which has more recoil between the 44 magnum & 357 magnum? Thinking on a bigger gun, but I do like some recoil.
     
  2. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

    4,269
    22
    48
    In most cases the 44 has more felt recoil. But it is mostly about weight. The weight of the gun and the weight of the bullet(and speed of bullet). So a light weight 357 using heavy bullets against a heavy weight 44 using light loads would be different.
     

  3. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

    11,488
    0
    0
    44 magnum but that's usually in a larger gun. A light .357 snubby has quiet a bit of snap.
     
  4. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

    4,269
    22
    48
  5. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

    12,360
    31
    48
    Physics....
    The more mass, the more energy is needed to move it.

    A short barreled, small framed .357 may have more felt recoil than a 7 inch, large framed .44
     
  6. gremlock686

    gremlock686 New Member

    18
    0
    0
    Yea that is true.