Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

44 Magnum

10 Percent Ballistic Gelatin

Cartridges Impact Velocity

(ft/sec)

Maximum Penetration Depth

(inch)

Expansion

(inch2)

Bullet Weight

(grain)

Barrel Length

(inch)

Distance *

(feet)

Federal

240gr

Hydra-Shok

(P44HS1)

1066 14.1 0.369 240 3.0 10

240gr

Hydra-Shok

(P44HS1)

1171 16.0 0.252 240 4.0 10
Hornady

180gr

XTP

(9081)

1571 12.6 0.434 180 4.0 10
Speer

240gr

Gold Dot

(23973)

1354 18.2 0.419 240 4.0 10

* - Distance from muzzle to ballistic gelatin block.