Tell me about M357

Discussion in 'M, C, L and S Series' started by needsmostuff, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. needsmostuff

    needsmostuff New Member

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    An amigo is trying to sell me a M357 lately and Im starting to warm up to the idea but. I don't know any thing about them. I need a quick course of pointers of what to look for on these guns.
    Good years bad years(probably in ser#s)changes or options ?Problamatic for handloading ? A must for me.
    Also just plain opinions on the gun as a whole. A slice of paradise or a pain in the YAHA kind of thing.
     
  2. Wulf

    Wulf Premium Member

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    Hiya *stuff :)

    Check this url out --> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steyr_M...

    then locate the Steyr Date Code --> [​IMG]

    and get back to us. :popcorn:

    Wulf <-- digs his M357-A1 :thumbsup:
     

  3. babj615

    babj615 Premium Member

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    Steyr makes a .357 SIG?
     
  4. ETH77

    ETH77 Premium Member

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    Bwahahahahahahahhahha - asks the man, bwhahahahahahahahah

    Come on babj, post a pic or two.
     
  5. needsmostuff

    needsmostuff New Member

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    Okay, a chance to impluse buy is a terrible thing to waste so I bought the dang thing. It's stuck in manditory hold for a couple of weeks so I still do not know much about it. Ser# 0351xx if that means anything. Could not spot a date code so I need directions where to look. A box,2 mags that appear to be 10 rounders and a couple of kid proof keys. I guess I have a little time to round up dies and brass. Looking foward to any info on the gun or reloadin for it that you may have.
     
  6. Wulf

    Wulf Premium Member

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    Hiya *stuff :)

    Look on the right side of slide, just in front of the ejection port...seriel # then 2 proof marks then the 3 upper case letter date code. Then, use the chart to decode. <shrug>

    Hava great weekend, Bro! :thumbsup:

    Wulf<-- goin' for a putt in the a.m. w/ somma his biker Bro's [​IMG]
     
  7. MrApathy

    MrApathy Active Member

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    cdnninvestments has M40/M357 12 and 10 rnd mags going for $19.99
     
  8. babj615

    babj615 Premium Member

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    Good call!

    The M357 are pretty hard to find... You will enjoy shootin git, no doubt. While you are waiting to take possession, do some searching here to see what other have had to say about their M357 Steyrs!
     
  9. babj615

    babj615 Premium Member

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    Enjoy it while the getting is good!
     
  10. Wulf

    Wulf Premium Member

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    Hiya bab*s...

    Done! :thumbsup:

    Hava great weekend, Bro!

    Wulf <-- goin' ta finish up a quick oil change