Handgun Ammunition

38 Special Lead Wadcutter

Gold Medal® Handgun offerings are built to deliver the performance you need at the highest levels of competitive shooting. The loads feature match-grade primers and bullets, with consistent powders and the best Federal® brass.

PART # Use Caliber Bullet Weight Grains Muzzle Velocity Bullet Style BALLISTIC COEFFICIENT Brand Reviews


Target Shooting, Training, Practice 38 Special 148 690 Lead Wadcutter 0.05 Gold Medal® Handgun

Velocity in Feet per Second

Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
690 648 609 572 538

Energy in Foot Pounds

Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
156 138 122 108 95

Average Range

25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
-4.3 -14.4 -31.2

Trajectory for a 25 yards zero with a sight height of 0.9 inches.


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