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

$27.95
($1.40/ppr)

38 In stock

  • Manufacturer Federal Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 165 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity 20
  • Ammo Caliber 40 Smith & Wesson
  • Manufacturer SKU P40HS3
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 980
  • Muzzle Energy 352
  • UPC Barcode 029465089467
  • Cost Per Round $1.40/ppr

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.

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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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