Originally Posted by Steelheart
Ahhhh yes, snub nose .357's, a pet peeve of mine. People buy them and don't realize they've crippled the cartridge with the short barrel. The .357 is very inefficient when the barrel shrinks below 4" and a 2" snub is...just......sad. Lot of recoil, lot of muzzle blast, but no sizzle.
Check out 2" velocity here: http://www.ballisticsbytheinch.com/357mag.html