HammerDown Handgun 357 Magnum 170 Grain

HammerDown Handgun 357 Magnum 170 Grain

Part # LG3571
  • Grain Weight: 170
  • Muzzle Velocity: 1610
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Product Overview

Make your lever gun run like never before with the industry’s only ammunition truly designed for optimal cycling and overall performance from the time-tested rifle platform. Velocities of Federal Premium® HammerDown™ loads are customized to produce superior ballistics and terminal performance through lever-action barrel lengths. The construction of the molecularly bonded soft point bullets has also been adjusted for the best accuracy and expansion at those velocities. The geometry of each round’s case, bullet and cartridge ensures flawless cycling through tubular magazine and typical lever-action feeding systems.


  • Specifically engineered for lever guns
  • Functions flawlessly in side gate loading and tubular magazines
  • Modified chamfered case for easier feeding
  • Bullets optimized for better terminal performance out of lever-action rifles
  • Designed in partnership with Henry Repeating Arms
  • Bullets provide best-in-class expansion and weight retention on impact
  • Increased velocities and performance in pistol cartridges
  • Nickel-plated cases


Caliber 357 Magnum
Grain Weight 170
Muzzle Velocity 1610
Bullet Style Bonded Hollow Point
Package Quantity 20
Usage Medium Game


Velocity in feet per second
Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
1610 1523 1441 1366 1296
Energy in Foot Pounds
Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
978 876 784 704 634
Average Range
25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
-0.0 -1.1 -3.4
Height of bullet trajectory in inches above or below line of sight if zeroed at 25 yards. Sights 0.9 inches above bore line.


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Paul C.
Paul C.
One shot kill on 3 whitetails
I was able to to secure a small quantity of the Hammer Down for my .357 Magnum Henry rifle last year. I harvested 3 does and all were nice clean one shot kills. It loads without any issues and performs well.,
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