50rds - 38 Special Winchester Silvertip 125gr. +P JHP Ammo

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

This is 38 Special Winchester Silvertip 125 grain jacketed hollow point ammo. Winchester Super-X Silvertip Ammo offers a unique combination of power, precision, reliable functioning and on-target performance, via a specially engineered jacketed bullet. This bullet delivers penetration and rapid energy release with virtually no weight loss or bullet fragmentation. This is a great round for many compact and full size revolvers, due to its manageable recoil and consistent accuracy. It is a tried and true jacketed hollow point for self defense. This ammo is brass cased, boxer primed, non-magnetic, and non-corrosive. It comes packed in 50 round boxes. When fired from a four inch barrel these rounds leave the muzzle at 945 feet per second while possessing 248 foot-pounds of threat-stopping energy.

  • Manufacturer
  • Condition
    New
  • Bullet Weight
  • Use Type
    Self Defense
  • Casing Type
    Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity
    50
  • Ammo Caliber
    38 Special
  • Pressure
    +P
  • Manufacturer SKU
    X38S8HP
  • Primer Type
  • Muzzle Velocity
    945
  • Muzzle Energy
  • UPC Barcode
    020892201330
  • Cost Per Round
    $0.92/ppr

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 Winchester 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 Winchester 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 Winchester Ammunition 125 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) ammo

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 50rds - 38 Special Winchester Silvertip 125gr. +P JHP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 50rds - 38 Special Winchester Silvertip 125gr. +P JHP Ammo

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

50rds - 38 Special Winchester Silvertip 125gr. +P JHP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 13.6 15.6 16.1 17 17.5
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.48 0.49 0.5 0.5 0.5
Expanded Weight (gr.) 124.3 124.8 124.8 124.9 125
Bullet Velocity (fps) 844 855 867 884 905
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