SWC, 160 gr. data; 6mm ARC (Gas Gun) 108-110 gr. A lightweight .38 Special ammo choice that won’t punish you would be the Hornady Critical Defense, or Critical Defense Lite. You get what you pay for, and you pay for what you get. data; 5.56 NATO 60-62 gr. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data 38 Special Load Data; 357 Magnum Load Data; 357 Remington Maximum Load Data; 40 S&W Load Data; 10mm Auto Load Data; 41 Remington Magnum Load Data; 44 Special Load Data; 44 Remington Magnum Handgun Load Data; 45 Auto (ACP) Load Data; 45 Colt (Single Action Army & Replicas) Load Data; 45 Colt (Ruger & T/C Contender & Encore) Load Data ; Cartridge Data; Components by Caliber; Nosler Home; Load … ELD® Match; 6mm ARC (Gas Gun) 58-105 gr. ATTENTION: New reloading data … Become a Load Data member, access over 322,524 load recipies LoadData.com is a powerful search engine that allows you to search an ever-expanding database of loads. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 6mm ARC (Bolt Gun) 58-110 gr. A database of .38 Special handloads. SWC+GC, 158 gr. If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at customerservice@barnesbullets.com or by phone at 800.574.9200.. JHP (WC= WadCutter, SWC= Semi-WadCutter, HP= Hollow Point, RN= Round Nose), (JHP= Jacketed Hollow Point and if GC indicated, means Gas Check at bottom of lead bullet) Loads for .38 special: (Note: These are near maximum loads (in some cases … JHP, 158 gr. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type These are 110-grain bullets and they do not get to 1,000 fps out of a 2-inch barrel. 38 caliber (357, 358 dia) 35 Remington Handgun 180 35 Remington Handgun 220 38 Super Auto +P 115 38 Super Auto +P 124 125 38 Super Auto +P 147 38 S&W 110 38 S&W 125 38 S&W 158 38 Special 110 SB 38 Special 110 UCHP 38 Special 125 38 Special 158 L 38 Special +P 110 JHP 38 Special +P 110 SB 38 Special +P 125 38 Special +P 135 38 Special +P 135 GDHP SB They are easy to shoot, but they will not deliver performance like the stouter loads. All the loads are developed by the staff of Handloader magazine and the archives of Handloader and Rifle magazines. WC, 158 gr. .38 Special +P (Hodgdon Pistol Data Maximum Loads) reloading data with 68 loads. data; 6mm Creedmoor 58-110 gr. JHP, 125 gr. Load Data. Using bullets from Hornady XTP, Speer JHP, Nosler JFP, Sierra JHC. data; 224 Valkyrie 88 gr. Powders include Hodgdon, IMR, Winchester Reloading The .38 Special Left to right:--148 gr. 223 Remington 60-62 gr. RN, 158 gr. RN, 160 gr.