Federal Hydra-Shok Bullets

A popular choice for decades in defensive ammunition, Federal Hydra-Shok bullets are now available as a reloading component.

What Hydra-Shok bullets offer reloaders:

  • Established performance for around three decades.
  • Known for excellent accuracy and terminal performance.
  • Available in the four most popular defensive handgun calibers.

If you’ve studied defensive ammunition for any time you’re certain to have heard of Hydra-Shok. Federal Premium cooked up the stuff around 30 years ago, a response to the FBI’s call for something better than old cup-and-core. Since, the hollow-point with the unique center post has achieved near iconic status, becoming a favorite of law enforcement and armed citizens alike. The next segment to conquer – reloaders.


On-Target Reloading Info:

Yup, Hydra-Shok bullets are now a reloading component. So, cook away reloaders … within reason. Given its primary purpose is defensive, Federal has focused on the most popular defensive calibers – .355 (.380 ACP, 9mm), .357 (.357 Mag, .38 Spl), .400 (.40 S&W, 10mm) and .451 (.45 ACP). But it’s offering each in two weights, so you’ll have a little wiggle room for your personal preferences. Depending on caliber, the MSRP on batches of 50 to 100 range from $18.95 to $30.95.

More from Federal Premium:

Federal Premium Hydra-Shok, the bullet design that’s defined self-defense for a generation, is now available as a component for handloaders. Shipments have been delivered to dealers.

Introduced in 1989, Hydra-Shok remains one of the most popular choices for protecting home and family, thanks to a proven hollow point and iconic center post that provide extremely consistent and effective expansion. Now available in a complete range of bullet weights and diameters.

Features & Benefits
• Proven self-defense bullet design now available as a component for reloading
• Superb accuracy and overall ballistic performance
• Notched copper jacket
• Center-post hollow-point design provides reliable expansion

Part No. / Description / MSRP
PB38HS129 / 357 cal. 129-grain, 100-count / $30.95
PB9HS124 / 355 cal. 124-grain, 100-count / $30.95
PB9HS147 / 355 cal. 147-grain, 100-count / $30.95
PB357HS158 / 357 cal. 158-grain, 100-count / $31.95
PB40HS165 / 400 cal. 165-grain, 50-count / $16.95
PB40HS180 / 400 cal. 180-grain, 50-count / $16.95
PB45HS185 / 451 cal. 185-grain, 50-count / $18.95
PB45HS230 / 451 cal. 230-grain, 50-count / $18.95

For more information on HydraShok Bullets, please visit www.federalpremium.com.


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