.38 Special 125 Grain RNFP Lead~100% Hand Loaded !!

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.38 Special 125 Grain Round Nose Flat Point Lead- Target shooters, here is a great round for you! The performance and reliability of this round is A++ and extremely affordable. As is all of our  ammunition, these rounds are 100% hand loaded and inspected for top quality in the industry.

The .38 Special was designed in 1898 to be a higher velocity round, with better penetration properties than the .38 Long Colt that was in Government Service in the Philippines during the Spanish–American War. The .38 Long Colt revolver round wouldn’t penetrate the insurgent Philippine Morro warrior shields, and the Government contracted the new revolver round to Smith & Wesson.

Except for case length, the .38 Special is identical to the .38 Short Colt, .38 Long Colt, and .357 Magnum. This allows the .38 Special round to be safely fired in revolvers chambered for the .357 Magnum, and the .38 Long Colt in revolvers chambered for .38 Special, increasing the versatility of this cartridge.

  • Velocity 1020 FPS
  • 100% Hand-Loaded
Rounds Per Box: 225

8 in stock

SKU: 125RNFPL38SP225. Category: .

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.38 Special 125 Grain Round Nose Flat Point Lead- Target shooters, here is a great round for you! The performance and reliability of this round is A++ and extremely affordable. As is all of our  ammunition, these rounds are 100% hand loaded and inspected for top quality in the industry.

The .38 Special was designed in 1898 to be a higher velocity round, with better penetration properties than the .38 Long Colt that was in Government Service in the Philippines during the Spanish–American War. The .38 Long Colt revolver round wouldn’t penetrate the insurgent Philippine Morro warrior shields, and the Government contracted the new revolver round to Smith & Wesson.

Except for case length, the .38 Special is identical to the .38 Short Colt, .38 Long Colt, and .357 Magnum. This allows the .38 Special round to be safely fired in revolvers chambered for the .357 Magnum, and the .38 Long Colt in revolvers chambered for .38 Special, increasing the versatility of this cartridge.

  • Velocity 1020 FPS
  • 100% Hand-Loaded

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Weight 6.7 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 4 x 3 in

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  • .38 Special 125 Grain Round Nose Flat Point Lead- Target shooters, here is a great round for you! The performance and reliability of this round is A++ and extremely affordable. As is all of our  ammunition, these rounds are 100% hand loaded and inspected for top quality in the industry.

    The .38 Special was designed in 1898 to be a higher velocity round, with better penetration properties than the .38 Long Colt that was in Government Service in the Philippines during the Spanish–American War. The .38 Long Colt revolver round wouldn’t penetrate the insurgent Philippine Morro warrior shields, and the Government contracted the new revolver round to Smith & Wesson.

    Except for case length, the .38 Special is identical to the .38 Short Colt, .38 Long Colt, and .357 Magnum. This allows the .38 Special round to be safely fired in revolvers chambered for the .357 Magnum, and the .38 Long Colt in revolvers chambered for .38 Special, increasing the versatility of this cartridge.

    • Velocity 1020 FPS
    • 100% Hand-Loaded
  • .38 Special 148 Grain Wadcutter~ Unlike a normal bullet that tapers down to a point, a wadcutter has an entirely flat front as wide as the cartridge. In other words, the round is completely cylindrical. Who would want to use such a bullet? Competitive shooters. Normal bullets make holes that can be tough to differentiate when you’re scoring a paper target that’s had a number of shots put through it. Wadcutters were designed to punch distinct circular holes in paper targets, making life a lot easier when determining who won a competitive shooting match.

    So while we wouldn’t recommend you use wadcutters for self-defense or hunting, their slow velocity is actually very beneficial when training new shooters. Bullets with low velocities have greatly reduced recoil and are really handy when someone is learning the basics of shooting.

    • Velocity 800 fps
    • 100% Hand Loaded
  • .38 Special 158 grain Flat Point- These Plated Flat Point Bullets are swaged and plated to final weight and re-struck for accuracy and precision.  This premium, precise plating not only reduces the amount of lead exposure during shooting, it also helps keep your bore much cleaner. The flat point design minimizes expansion and the keeps the bullet traveling straight even through heavy hide and bone. The Flat Point also makes a good choice for target practice, well suited for deep straight line penetration.

    • Velocity 750 FPS
    • 100% Hand Loaded

    With performance similar to our standard ammunition, these rounds are dependable, accurate and affordable enough for practice.

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    Question: What is the difference between Plated/Jacketed/Cast bullets?
    • Our bullets begin as a swaged lead core. The plating process works through electrolysis as the lead cores are tumbled in an electrically charged bath containing high-grade copper ingots. The copper clings to the lead and the longer the bullets remain in the bath, the thicker the plating. Our bullets are plated to the correct size and then taken out of the bath.
    • Jacketed bullets start with a copper cup, which is “drawn up” into the form of a jacket. Lead is then swaged into the jacket.
    Question: How thick is the “jacket” on your bullets?
    • Depending upon the caliber, the thickness of the plating on our bullets, ranges from 3.5 up to 8 thousandths of an inch of plating on each side. This is thicker than paper and ensures no lead in your bore. The bullets designed for higher velocities (45-70, 500 S&W etc.) have the thickest plating.
  • .38 Special 125 grain Flat Point- These Plated Flat Point Bullets are swaged and plated to final weight and re-struck for accuracy and precision.  This premium, precise plating not only reduces the amount of lead exposure during shooting, it also helps keep your bore much cleaner. The flat point design minimizes expansion and the keeps the bullet traveling straight even through heavy hide and bone. The Flat Point also makes a good choice for target practice, well suited for deep straight line penetration.

    • Velocity 900 FPS
    • 100% Hand Loaded

    With performance similar to our standard ammunition, these rounds are dependable, accurate and affordable enough for practice.

    Image result for range shooting

     

    Question: What is the difference between Plated/Jacketed/Cast bullets?
    • Our bullets begin as a swaged lead core. The plating process works through electrolysis as the lead cores are tumbled in an electrically charged bath containing high-grade copper ingots. The copper clings to the lead and the longer the bullets remain in the bath, the thicker the plating. Our bullets are plated to the correct size and then taken out of the bath.
    • Jacketed bullets start with a copper cup, which is “drawn up” into the form of a jacket. Lead is then swaged into the jacket.
    Question: How thick is the “jacket” on your bullets?
    • Depending upon the caliber, the thickness of the plating on our bullets, ranges from 3.5 up to 8 thousandths of an inch of plating on each side. This is thicker than paper and ensures no lead in your bore. The bullets designed for higher velocities (45-70, 500 S&W etc.) have the thickest plating.

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