200rds - 38 Special Winchester W Train and Defend 130gr. JHP Ammo

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  • Manufacturer Winchester Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 130 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity 200
  • Ammo Caliber 38 Special
  • Manufacturer SKU W38SPLD
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 925
  • Muzzle Energy 243
  • UPC Barcode 020892220539
  • Cost Per Round $1.17/ppr

Winchester Ammunition 130 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

This is 38 Special Winchester W Train and Defend 130gr. Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo. The W Train & Defend Ammunition System is a straight-forward solution for new shooters interested in training to become more proficient with their personal defense ammunition. This ballistically-matched ammunition pairs range-ready TRAIN [T] rounds with threat-stopping technology-driven DEFEND [D] rounds, each designed for less recoil. This particular load is from the DEFEND round series with a JHP projectile with the stopping power you need to stave off an attack on your life. This ammo is brass cased, nickel coated, boxer primed, non-magnetic and non-corrosive. This ammo comes packaged 20rds to a box, 200rds to a case. Muzzle Velocity: 900 FPS.

Ballistic Gel Testing

 

In hopes of giving ourselves and our customers a better idea how this 38 Special 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 Winchester Ammunition 38 Special 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 2.125-inch barrel. In the photos, graphics and video on this page, you can see specifically how the Winchester Ammunition ammo performed and how it sticks up with the rest of the 38 Special 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.

Winchester Ammunition 130 Grain 38 Special ammunition fired into ballistic gelatin

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 200rds - 38 Special Winchester W Train and Defend 130gr. JHP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 200rds - 38 Special Winchester W Train and Defend 130gr. JHP Ammo

How do the results for this Winchester Ammunition 38 Special compare to other 38 SPECIAL?

200rds - 38 Special Winchester W Train and Defend 130gr. JHP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 16.4 18 20.7 21.5 24.8
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.5
Expanded Weight (gr.) 128.8 128.9 129.1 129.2 129.3
Bullet Velocity (fps) 806 852 873 876 880
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