adjudik8r, sounds like you've done a better job on Savage 24s than I have. I just have six, but I'm slowly working on it.
I read the Wikipedia article you reference last night.... and many more articles that Google coughed up. I'm trying to locate a .357 Max barrel set. Can one "see" the difference in the chamber area of a factory 357Max barrel set and a modified 357Mag barrel set, so as to know the difference?
I want a factory .357 Maximum, not a modified .357 Mag. barrel set. Just for grins... how long have you been collecting Savage 24s? Thanks for your input.
I have 19 Model 24's in every known combination. One is a 357 Max over 20 in electroless nickel. You do NOT want to be shooting a MAX in a magnum. First it won't chamber, and second if it were bored... more
Like the post before me...you can chamber a 357 mag in a 357 max, but not the reverse, just like 38 special in a 357. The max is exactly the same diameter, but longer, so it will not chamber. Again,... more
I've read adjudiker's post and for the most part bow to his knowledge BUT I just miked the outside diameter of both my 357max and my 30-30 barrel sets and allowing for my cheap micrometer they seem... more