The .357 Magnum caliber has earned a reputation as a man stopper. In the N64 Goldeneye, it was even capable of shooting through walls. Take that, General Ourumov! This reputation is well-deserved. The caliber has been on the hips of police and civilians for decades. Now, Federal Premium has added it to its HST line of Personal Defense ammunition. New for 2022, this is Federal HST .357 Magnum.
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Fuel your magnum revolver with the power of Federal Premium® HST® thanks to new offerings in 357 Magnum and 327 Magnum. The proven bullet design fully utilizes the magnum performance of these cartridges to maximize expansion and hit critical penetration depths. The specially designed hollow point won’t plug while passing through a variety of barriers, and the bullet jacket and core hold together to provide nearly 100 percent weight retention through even the toughest materials.
NEW For 2022: Federal HST .357 Magnum
This new HST .357 Magnum load uses specially designed jacketed hollow point (JHP) projectiles. They were designed to defeat barriers without plugging up the hollow point. The JHP weighs 154-grains, finding the sweet spot between penetration and consistent bullet expansion. The nickel-plated case and high-performance primers give shooters assurances that their rounds will go off when they need them the most.
- Caliber: .357 Magnum
- Bullet weight: 154 grain
- Bullet type: Jacketed hollow point
- Rounds per box: 20
- MSRP: $42.99
If you would like to read even more information about the new HST .357 Magnum, head over to the Federal Premium website. Make sure you like and follow Federal on all of their social media pages. The company can be found on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. Stay armed and in practice!
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Stemming from his childhood love of WWII history, Nic’s passion for firearms continues to grow as his maturity level recedes. He has competed in local USPSA, IDPA, and rifle competitions, and has an almost unnatural affection for Rosie, his Gen3 Glock 19.