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Below is all of our Federal 38 Special ammo in stock. To see more 38 Special options, check out our 38 Special ammo page. As one of the world’s top sporting and self-defense ammo companies, Federal 38 Special has your back when it matters most. Learn More
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  1. Federal Premium 38 Special +P Ammo - 20 Rounds of 129 Grain Hydra-Shok JHP Ammunition


    96 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 129 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer
    Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 950 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 246 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.50 per round
    • Made by Federal
  2. Federal American Eagle Indoor Range Training 38 Special Ammo - 50 Rounds of 100 Grain Lead Free Ammunition


    134 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 100 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer
    Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 960 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 205 ft lbs
    • 50 Rounds
    • 80.0¢ per round
    • Made by Federal
  3. Federal Punch 38 Special +P Ammo - 200 Rounds of 120 Grain JHP Ammunition


    4 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 120 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer
    Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 266 ft lbs
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.15 per round
    • Made by Federal

History of Federal 38 Special Ammo

The Federal 38 Special is some of the most reliable, powerful, and accurate ammo on the market. Established in 1922, Federal Ammunition has become one of the top producers of ammo around the world. And the 38 Special ammo Federal produces is some of the most affordable and dependable ammunition available.

Developed in 1898 by Smith & Wesson to replace the anemic .38 Long Colt, the 38 Special has become the most popular revolver round in the world. Federal 38 Special 158 grain options have become synonymous with quality, excellence, and reliability.

Federal 38 Special comes in several varieties:

  • American Eagle
  • Personal Defense Hydra-Shok
  • Personal Defense HST
  • Gold Medal Handgun
  • Personal Defense Punch
  • Train + Protect

There’s no denying that you’ve got several options for Federal 38 Special ammo for practice. American Eagle Federal 38 Special is the affordable and reliable full metal jacket (FMJ) or lead round nose (LRN) ammo you need to hone your marksmanship skills and not break the bank.

For the competitive pistol shooter there’s Gold Medal Handgun, the most accurate Federal 38 Special revolver ammo on the market. With their match grade semi-wadcutter bullet and meticulous powder charging, Federal 38 Special Gold Medal ammo will give you the dead-on accuracy and consistency you need to come out on top of your next match.

However, one of the things Federal 38 Special is most well-known for is self-defense. When your life is on the line, turn to the brand that law enforcement trusts with their lives, Federal 38 Special Hyrda-Shok and HST personal defense rounds.

The other extremely effective personal defense round in the Federal 38 Special arsenal is their HST jacketed hollow point line. Developed for extremely reliable penetration, expansion, and near 100% weight retention through barriers, HST Federal 38 Special ammo is the top choice of multiple law enforcement agencies for their duty personnel. Manufactured with strict requirements, HST 38 Special Federal ammo provides superior performance in the FBI testing protocol without over penetration.

Federal 38 Special 158 grain Train + Protect ammo is a new offering that let’s you practice with your carry ammo. With its lead hollow point ammo, Federal 38 Special Train + Protect ammo is extremely affordable but also deadly.

Federal 38 Special comes in standard as well as +P loadings. We ship fast in a discrete, unmarked package direct to your door so you are always locked and loaded with Federal 38 Special ammo!

And when you buy your Federal 38 Special ammo from us, you support not only your right to bear arms, but those of future generations. With every purchase of Federal 38 Special, we donate 1% of your order to a pro-2A charity of your choice at zero cost to you. Support your 2A rights and keep your ammo storage full of Federal 38 Special ammo when you shop at Ammo.com!

Chris Dwulet
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Chris Dwulet

Customer Reviews

  • Jj said:

    Works good

  • skip1215 said:

    excellent quality--will purchase again.

  • Frank said:

    Worked like it should it went in the gun. it came out of the gun . so it worked just fine.