20rds - 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165gr. HP Ammo

$27.95
($1.40/ppr)

10 In stock

Federal Ammunition 165 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

This is 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165gr. 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.

  • Manufacturer
  • Condition
    New
  • Bullet Weight
    165 Grain
  • Use Type
    Self Defense
  • Casing Type
    Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity
    20
  • Ammo Caliber
    40 Smith & Wesson
  • Manufacturer SKU
    P40HS3
  • Primer Type
  • Muzzle Velocity
    980
  • Muzzle Energy
  • UPC Barcode
    029465089467
  • Cost Per Round
    $1.40/ppr

Ballistic Gel Testing

 

As you hunt for the best self-defense 40 Smith & Wesson 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 M&P40c. 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 40 Smith & Wesson 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 165 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) ammo

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165gr. HP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165gr. HP Ammo

How do the results for this Federal Ammunition 40 Smith & Wesson compare to other 40 S&W?

20rds - 40 S&W Federal Hydra-Shok 165gr. HP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 14.6 16.5 16.5 17.8 18.1
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.4 0.4 0.48 0.51 0.61
Expanded Weight (gr.) 165.2 165.5 165.7 165.8 165.9
Bullet Velocity (fps) 917 937 946 997 1002
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