Heavy jacket stands up to the high pressures and velocities of high-performance handgun cartridges
Controlled expansion over a wide range of velocities
What's in the Box
Hornady HP XTP® .38 158-Grain Bullets
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Rated 4 out of
Great round daily carryToo expensive to use for target plinking or practice rounds, but there are other cheaper (cost per round is why only a 4 star) rounds to practice with. I like to practice with the rounds I'm going to carry, but costs prevent that with this round. I load these for a S&W .38spc and they work as designed. I load them in nickel plated cases so they can stand up to daily carry demands and load target round in plain brass. If you want expansion, reduce risk of over-penetration, as well as a heavier weighted bullet for stopping nefarious people from doing bad things, I would highly recommend this projectile. Academy was great with shipping and order processing - 5 stars to them!
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