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38 Special Stopping Power, all bullet weights
BrandBulletShootingsOne Shot StopsPercentDiameterPenetrationNotes
Federal129 gr HS775065%0.56"10.2"2" revolver
Federal125 gr Nyclad462963%0.56"10.4"2" revolver
Federal158 gr LRN42120849%0.357"17.1"2" revolver
Federal158 gr LRN59228847%0.357"17.1"4" revolver


BT = Black Talon GS = Golden Saber GD = Gold Dot
HS = Hydra Shok ST = Silvertip LRN = Lead Round Nose
SWC = Semi Wadcutter JHP = Jacketed Hollow Point FMJ = Full Metal Jacket

Diameter and Penetration are the average from bullets recovered in actual shootings. All data taken from Evan Marshall and Ed Sanow's book: Stopping Power: A Practical Analysis of the Latest Handgun Ammunition and used with permission from the author.
 


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