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Long-barreled versions of the revolver drove 158-grain bullets to speeds of 1,500 fps or more.
Essentially the Magnum was a stretched .38 Spl., but the performance improvement in both gun and cartridge quickly developed enormous popularity. People began to regard the .357 as a gun/cartridge combo capable of expanded roles such as long-range shooting, dangerous-game hunting and anti-personnel use.
This required a fair amount of mechanical engineering, as well as updated metallurgy, but it was eventually done.
The revolver was an instant hit and quickly became the gun to have in law enforcement.
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