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

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  • Manufacturer Black Hills Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 125 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Brass
  • Quantity 500
  • Ammo Caliber 38 Special
  • Pressure +P
  • Manufacturer SKU D38N2
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 1050
  • Muzzle Energy 306
  • Cost Per Round $0.72/ppr

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.


Ballistic Gel Testing

 

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.

Gel test results for Black Hills Ammunition 125 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) 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
Expanded Weight (gr.) 125 125 125 125 125
Bullet Velocity (fps) 810 817 820 825 837
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