20rds - 357 Mag Federal Hydra-Shok 158gr. HP Ammo

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  • Manufacturer Federal Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 158 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity 20
  • Ammo Caliber 357 Magnum
  • Manufacturer SKU P357HS1
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 1240
  • Muzzle Energy 539
  • UPC Barcode 029465085421
  • Cost Per Round $1.00/ppr

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

This is 357 Mag Federal Hydra-Shok 158gr. Hollow Point Ammo. This ammo contains a post in the middle of the hollow point to give it rapid expansion and deep pentration. This ammo has proven stopping power. This ammo is brass cased - nickel coated, boxer primed, non-magnetic, and non-corrosive. It comes packed in 20rd. boxes. Muzzle Velocity: 1240 fps.

Ballistic Gel Testing

 

As you hunt for the best self-defense 357 Magnum ammo, we thought you might enjoy seeing the results of some testing we recently conducted with calibrated Clear Ballistics gelatin.

We shot five of these Federal Ammunition rounds through a four-layer cloth barrier using a S&W 640. The results are detailed in the video you see above as well as the photographs. Through the charts, you should get a great idea how this Federal Ammunition ammo stacked up relative to other 357 Magnum ammo products available to American shooters.

To get a better sense of our tests, be sure to check out all the protocols we followed when conducting our tests to determine the best self-defense ammo.

Gel test results for Federal Ammunition 158 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) ammo

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 357 Mag Federal Hydra-Shok 158gr. HP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 357 Mag Federal Hydra-Shok 158gr. HP Ammo

How do the results for this Federal Ammunition 357 Magnum compare to other 357 MAGNUM?

20rds - 357 Mag Federal Hydra-Shok 158gr. HP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 18.4 18.5 19.5 19.6 22.5
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.42 0.44 0.5 0.53 0.56
Expanded Weight (gr.) 157.8 157.9 157.9 158 158
Bullet Velocity (fps) 1097 1131 1136 1164 1206
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