Any info out there?

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    Any info out there?

    .40 cal 180gr hi-shok

    Anyone have info on the performance of this round?

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    That is a regular standard weight JHP should be about 950 fps out of a 4'' barrel.
    According to the book Stopping Power that bullet is credited with 84% OSS (average recovered diameter .65) based on 100 shootings.
    In the book Street Stoppers, the Federal 180 JHP bullet penetrated 17" gel and expanded to .64
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    Just another reason why I like .40!
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    Hi shock has pretty much identical ballistics to the newer Hydro shok (still an older design):
    Federal Premium Ammunition - Handgun

    The jacket/core design is different.

    The latest&greatest from Federal is the HST, which again, is an improvement on terminal performance of the projectile.
    Federal Premium Ammunition - Handgun

    Here is a quick look at all 3 (about 45 seconds in)
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nWl2bEM...%3DnWl2bEMSKfM

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    I have a little over 900 rounds of this in 155gr 40. I won it in a contest, but my gun doesn't particularly like the stuff. It'll shoot fine with it if I only load ten rounds instead of 14, but to me, that's no fun.
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