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Federal .45 AUTO 230 Grain Hydro-Shok JHP 20 Round Box

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Federal Premium handgun loads are some of the best loads on the market today. Hydra-Shok is the first choice for many law enforcement officials world wide and the choice of law enforcement agencies nationwide. Federal's unique center post design delivers controlled expansion and the notched jacket provides efficient energy transfer to penetrate barriers while retaining maximum stopping power. The deep penetration of this jacketed bullet satisfies even the Federal Bureau of Investigation's stringent testing requirements.

.45 ACP
230 Grain Hydra-Shok Jacketed Hollow Point
Nickel coated Brass Cases
Muzzle velocity: 900 fps
Velocity at 25 yards: 882 fps
Muzzle energy: 414 ft/lbs
Energy at 25 yards: 397 ft/lbs
Uses: Self Defense and Personal Protection

20 rounds per box. To buy a full case, order 10 boxes.

Ammo Price is per box.


Item#: 65887
Total number of Reviews: 11

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2.0 5
"I had many feeding problems with these rounds in my 1911.If you have a 1911 use diffrent ammo.My 1911 is new and it would not feed them."
3.0 5
"Accuracy & penetration is excellent, considering how short the barrel is on my Colt Combat Commander. However, I was disappointed in the expansion and fragmentation of this ammo. I tested on hay bales, watermelons, wood, sand bags, phone books, & even a large dog (it was attacking my wife & 6 yr old little girl, so don't send hate mail). So as far as what it would do to a person.......I guessing it would go right through them at less than 10 ft (which is the same distance as tests)........decent ammo though."
5.0 5
"I bought these from my local hardware store, work great, and no feed problems. I also have them in 9mm for my Walther P99, and have not had any feed problems, and shows exellent penetration and expansion. Police also use this ammo."
4.0 5
"I bought a box of these right after the purchase of my new rock island 1911 A1, and I have never had a problem with these shells. The fragment pattern could stand to be a little tighter but cant typically complain with the price. All in all i love these shells and will plan to purchase more."
5.0 5
"I've used these bullets and the Federal Premium version of the Hydro-ShoK for quite some time. In my 1911, before I had it tuned, they did give me some issues, but it was a gun issue, not a shell issue. They never fail to chamber and fire now in my 1911, my combat commander and my Taurus Millennium. I have shot more through the Taurus than anything else and I use this gun with these shells as my primary carry choice. If you have trouble with them, get your gun tuned up and polished by a competent smith. It is well worth the effort."
5.0 5
"I have used these rounds for quite some time in my Kimber Ultra Carry 3\" and have had zero feeding problems. It is accurate and very good penetration as well as expansion."
5.0 5
"I have a Para P-13 and a Charles Daly 1911 and they both love this round. Like I said the second best round ever, If you want the best then get the Dynamic Research Technologies ammo. The 45acp is not on the market as of now , but the 9mm, 223, and the 300mag are currently available. CTD has the 9mm and the 223 but remember the old saying \"you get what you pay for\" because these are expensive but worth every dime. Trust me this is the only round that you\"ll ever need."
5.0 5
"Excellent round. Personal best choice for Glock 30.Feeds well, very accurate out of a short barrel and amazing stopping power!!! .45 caliber helps too. But all in all...very to the point bullet. Definately the leader for self defense. Thats why 9 out of 10 L.E. agencies use this brand."
3.0 5
"I shot this round in a series with four others in my own home made (redneck?) test using watermelons and gallons of water with jeans over them. They performed the same as normal hollow points. Even expansion was similar. I didn't look at weight retention. They feed fine in my 1911. 1911s are known to have issues feeding hollow points. I only shot three of them though, so. Take what you will from that. These might be better for winter defense when people are wearing more than a single layer of clothing. UPDATE: These rounds function well and perform well, which should earn them a solid 4 bullets. However, after some more performance comparison, they seem to perform the same as your standard JHP round. I really noticed next to no difference. They seem to clog the same, accuracy is about the same, expansion is about the same, weight retention is about the same. So why 3 bullets? Price. I can't justify the increased price for a \"high performance\" round that seems to perform the same as normal JHP rounds."
5.0 5
"I've hunted large pigs in central Florida for the last 20 years. With my stainless steel Smith & Wesson Model 4506, I am very impressed with this ammo. Wow, it has awesome stopping power! One of the most effective handgun rounds I have used. 230 grain works great. Last weekend, I shot two pigs: one at 234 lbs and the other weighed in at 356 lbs. Both pigs with one shot take downs. Small entrance, large devastation. Very humane way to take an animal. Going to get more and would recommend it to a friend. Great stuff. Like it."
4.0 5
"No jams or feeding problems, but I have tried this and three other brands in my Ruger P345. They all shot low and left, except for the Federal P45HST2 230 grain hollow point."