250rds - 38 Special Hornady 158gr. JHP XTP Ammo

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

This is .38 Special Hornady 158gr. Jacketed Hollow Point XTP Ammo. Hornady offers high quality factory loads at a great price. Hornady loads are built to the tightest tolerances for peak performance that rival and at times surpass hand loads in many guns. This ammo is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases. This ammo comes packed in 25rd. boxes.

  • Ammo Caliber
    38 Special
  • Manufacturer SKU
    90362
  • Primer Type
  • Muzzle Velocity
    800
  • Muzzle Energy
  • UPC Barcode
    10090255903628
  • Cost Per Round
    $0.78/ppr

Gel test Results

 

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 Hornady 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 Hornady 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.

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 250rds - 38 Special Hornady 158gr. JHP XTP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 250rds - 38 Special Hornady 158gr. JHP XTP Ammo

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

250rds - 38 Special Hornady 158gr. JHP XTP Ammo Gel Test Results

  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 14.5 18 18.4 18.7 23.3
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
Bullet Weight after shot (gr.) 158 158 158 158 158
Bullet Velocity (fps) 622 681 688 690 696

Hornady Ammunition 38 Special Ballistic Data

Hornady Ammunition 38 Special Ammo Details

Barrel Length inches
4
Ballistics Coefficient (G1)
0.206
Ballistics Coefficient (G7)
0
Sectional Density
0.177
Muzzle 25 yds. 50 yds. 75 yds. 100 yds.
Velocity fps 800 787 775 762 751
Energy ft lbs 225 217 211 204 198
Bullet drop inch n/a 0 -3.5 -10.6 -21.5

Trajectory Line Graph Hornady Ammunition 38 Special

Velocity / Energy Comparisons

Ammo Muzzle Velocity Muzzle Energy
148 Grain Lead Wadcutter Fiocchi Ammunition
#25
648 fps
#24
138 ft lbs
130 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Federal Ammunition
#12
852 fps
#14
209 ft lbs
130 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Tula Ammo
#7
890 fps
#7
229 ft lbs
130 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Remington Ammunition
#17
787 fps
#22
179 ft lbs
130 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Fiocchi Ammunition
#6
899 fps
#6
233 ft lbs
158 Grain Lead Round Nose (LRN) Federal Ammunition
#20
745 fps
#17
195 ft lbs
148 Grain Lead Wadcutter Remington Ammunition
#23
710 fps
#25
110 ft lbs
130 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Federal Ammunition
#13
844 fps
#15
206 ft lbs
158 Grain Lead Semi-Wadcutter Hollow Point(LSWCHP) Federal Ammunition
#10
866 fps
#2
263 ft lbs
148 Grain Lead Wadcutter Winchester Ammunition
#24
690.5 fps
#23
157 ft lbs
130 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Winchester Ammunition
#16
791 fps
#21
181 ft lbs
125 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Blazer
#8
888 fps
#11
219 ft lbs
158 Grain Lead Round Nose (LRN) Blazer
#21
729 fps
#19
186 ft lbs
158 Grain Lead Round Nose (LRN) Magtech
#22
723 fps
#20
183 ft lbs
158 Grain Lead Round Nose (LRN) Federal Ammunition
#19
745 fps
#18
195 ft lbs
158 Grain #1 Shot Black Hills Ammunition
#15
800 fps
#10
225 ft lbs
158 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Sellier & Bellot Ammunition
#14
802 fps
#9
226 ft lbs
125 Grain Semi-Jacketed Hollow-Point (SJHP) Remington Ammunition
#4
921 fps
#5
235 ft lbs
125 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Black Hills Ammunition
#1
1050 fps
#1
306 ft lbs
158 Grain Total Metal Jacket (TMJ) Speer
#11
861 fps
#3
260 ft lbs
132 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) PMC Ammunition
#9
879 fps
#8
226 ft lbs
158 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Hornady Ammunition
#18
775 fps
#13
211 ft lbs
110 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Federal Ammunition
#5
911 fps
#16
203 ft lbs
90 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Hornady Ammunition
#2
1032 fps
#12
213 ft lbs
125 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Federal Ammunition
#3
950 fps
#4
250 ft lbs
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