500rds - 38 Special Black Hills 125gr. +P Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo

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Black Hills Ammunition 125 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details



Headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota, Black Hills is one of the primary suppliers of ammunition for the United States military. Founded in 1981, Black Hills is a relatively young company, however it is rapidly gaining popularity among civilian tactical enthusiasts, serious hunters, and competitive shooters.



A great option for the shooter who likes to stock up, this package contains 500 rounds of Black Hills .38 Special ammunition. Each factory fresh cartridge is loaded with a 125 grain jacketed hollow point projectile. Designed for rapid expansion upon target impact, these projectiles are well-suited for home defense, personal protection, and law enforcement applications.



This ammunition is non-corrosive, boxer primed, and features reloadable brass cases. These are +P overpressure rounds that produce a consistent muzzle velocity of 1050 feet per second and a muzzle energy of 306 foot pounds.


  • Ammo Caliber
    38 Special
  • Pressure
    +P
  • Manufacturer SKU
    D38N2
  • Primer Type
  • Muzzle Velocity
    1050
  • Muzzle Energy
  • Cost Per Round
    $0.72/ppr

Gel test Results

 

As you hunt for the best self-defense 38 Special 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 Black Hills 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 Black Hills Ammunition ammo stacked up relative to other 38 Special 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.

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 500rds - 38 Special Black Hills 125gr. +P Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 500rds - 38 Special Black Hills 125gr. +P Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo

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

500rds - 38 Special Black Hills 125gr. +P Jacketed Hollow Point Ammo Gel Test Results

  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 19.3 20 22.4 22.8 26.1
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
Bullet Weight after shot (gr.) 125 125 125 125 125
Bullet Velocity (fps) 810 817 820 825 837

Black Hills Ammunition 38 Special Ballistic Data

Black Hills Ammunition 38 Special Ammo Details

Barrel Length inches
4
Ballistics Coefficient (G1)
0
Ballistics Coefficient (G7)
0
Sectional Density
0.140
Muzzle 25 yds. 50 yds. 75 yds. 100 yds.
Velocity fps 1050 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Energy ft lbs 306 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Bullet drop inch n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

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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