25rds - 357 Mag Hornady 158gr. XTP Hollow Point Ammo


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Hornady Ammunition 158 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

This package contains 25 rounds of Hornady Custom .357 Magnum ammunition. One of the most respected names in the industry, Hornady is famous for producing innovative bullet designs and high-performance cartridges. Hornady’s Custom ammo is built to tight tolerances and hand inspected before leaving the factory. These high-quality loads give serious shooters the advantage of hand-loaded precision in an affordable factory-made format.

Each of these factory fresh cartridges is loaded with an XTP (eXtreme Terminal Performance) jacketed hollow point projectile. One of Hornady’s most popular bullet designs, the XTP delivers exceptional accuracy and hard-hitting weight retention. XTP bullets are engineered to withstand incredible velocities and still deliver controlled expansion and deep penetration. These proprietary projectiles hit hard, penetrate deeply, and carve massive wound channels, making them a great option for self-defense and concealed carry applications.

Hornady Custom loads also feature Hornady’s own reloadable brass cases, which deliver reliable feeding and function perfectly, even under maximum chamber pressures. Hornady Custom ammo is made with specially formulated propellants that produce optimal pressure, velocity, and consistency. Non-corrosive boxer primers are selected for their rapid and reliable ignition of the powder charge.

This ammunition produces a consistent muzzle velocity of 1250 feet per second and 548 foot pounds of muzzle energy.

  • Manufacturer
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  • Bullet Weight
    158 Grain
  • Use Type
    Self Defense
  • Casing Type
  • Quantity
  • Ammo Caliber
    357 Magnum
  • Manufacturer SKU
  • Primer Type
  • Muzzle Velocity
  • Muzzle Energy
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  • Cost Per Round

Gel test Results

In hopes of giving ourselves and our customers a better idea how this 357 Magnum self-defense ammo would perform if called upon in a self-defense scenario, we tested dozens of the best selling hollow points on the market.

We fired five rounds of this Hornady Ammunition 357 Magnum ammo through a cloth barrier into Clear Ballistics calibrated synthetic gelatin and recorded the results. For these tests, we used a S&W 640 with a -inch barrel. In the photos, graphics and video on this page, you can see specifically how the Hornady Ammunition ammo performed and how it sticks up with the rest of the 357 Magnum ammo we have tested so far.

To read more about our testing procedures and discover what round makes the best self-defense ammo for you head to this page.

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 25rds - 357 Mag Hornady 158gr. XTP Hollow Point Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 25rds - 357 Mag Hornady 158gr. XTP Hollow Point Ammo

How do the results for this Hornady Ammunition 357 Magnum compare to other Hollow Point?

25rds - 357 Mag Hornady 158gr. XTP Hollow Point Ammo Gel Test Results

Bullet Depth (in.) 21 21.8 22.2 22.3 23.5
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.47 0.48 0.49 0.55 0.55
Bullet Weight after shot (gr.) 153.9 155.2 155.3 156 157.6
Bullet Velocity (fps) 1096 1101 1117 1128 1154

The Reviews

Whe Shooters and Hunters love or hate 25rds - 357 Mag Hornady 158gr. XTP Hollow Point Ammo

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  • ☆☆☆☆☆

    posted on by leland sammons

    its your revolver i have never had any troulbe with any hornady ammo from any calibers i have used great ammo i would use 125s for defense it gets a thumbs up x 5 lol

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    posted on by Russ

    I have been shooting this ammo out of my 6 1/2" Taurus 608 revolver with no misfires at all. Only snafu is periodically a round will not eject when rod is pushed,but will eject on next push. I plan on using and buying this ammo as long as I can and would recommend as such to others.

  • ☆☆☆☆☆

    posted on by Peter Mantione

    Put a carton of 25 thru my 6" Python with flawless results. Will purchase again.

  • ☆☆☆☆☆

    posted on by Kevin Kratochvil

    Had a terrible experience with this ammo. Was thinking about using this as my carry round. bought a box of 25 to try. shot 10 rounds and only 7 went off. for those keeping score at home that's 30 percent that didn't work. i was extremely disappointed with this round.

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