Velocity vs. Barrel Length in .38 Special

2014 Ed Harris

Firearm:----------------------- Ruger SP101------Ruger Speed Six--------Ruger Service Six-----Marlin1894CB

------------------------------------.38 Spl. 2---------.357 Mag. 2-3/4-------.38 Spl. 4---------------.38 Spl. 18

Ammunition: (cylinder gap at 0.06 Mean Assembly Tolerance Throughout)------Solid Barrel Carbine

Winchester 110-gr. STHP-----851, 19Sd----------886,33Sd------------------896, 35Sd------------1037, 57Sd

Winchester 125-gr. STHP+P--737, 14Sd----------not fired------------------956, 39Sd------------1159, 25Sd

Federal 147-gr. JHP+P+-LE----922, 15Sd----------952, 33Sd----------------1065, 40Sd-----------1153,44Sd

Win. X38SMRT 148 HBWC----682, 25 Sd---------734, 11Sd----------------783, 7 Sd--------------879,13Sd

Remington 148HBWC---------703, 5Sd------------741, 25Sd----------------752, 14Sd--------------850, 14Sd

Norma 158LRN------------------721, 14Sd----------743, 14Sd----------------796, 14Sd--------------985, 7Sd

Win. X38SPD 158LHP +P------815, 16Sd----------831, 36Sd----------------879, 21Sd--------------1093, 19Sd

 

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