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Posted On: 9/19/2021
A: Thanks for reaching out J.D.! This 38 Special +P ammo should function just great in your lever-action – provided that it's chambered for 357 Mag or 38 Special, needless to say. (I assume you've got a Henry?) In any event, this cartridge is loaded with Hornady's own FTX projectile. This is the same bullet which Hornady loads in their LEVERevolution line of ammunition – which, as you might rightly assume, is designed specifically for lever guns. The FTX's polymer Flex Tip is too soft to cause an accidental discharge in a tubular magazine, so it's safe to keep your rifle loaded with Critical Defense FTX ammo as well. A rifle can handle overpressure ammo like this without issue, and high-quality ammo such as Hornady's will deliver smooth functionality. A great choice for home defense or hunting!
Posted On: 8/15/2021
A: Thanks for reaching out Gary! This 38 Special +P ammunition meets SAAMI specifications. If your revolver is chambered for 38 Special +P, then this ammo is designed so your revolver can safely fire it.
Posted On: 7/15/2020
A: I'm sorry George, but with only that info I can't tell for for certain whether your revolver can fire 38 Spl +P. If it's an S&W Model 642, 638, or 60 it can run overpressure ammo continuously, though!
Posted On: 4/28/2020
By: John whigham
A: Absolutey John, this self-defense ammo will function correctly in your revolver.
Posted On: 5/1/2019
By: William Ramhold
A: Hi William. We at LuckyGunner.com have not tested these in lever guns, but I am sure that since Hornady uses these and specifically states they are for lever-actions, I am sure that they have been tested. You might visit the manufacturer website to see if there is any published data available. Unofficially, being a HUGE lever gun fan, I have used them in .44 mag, 45/70, .357 mag and 30/30 Winchester. They tend to work flawlessly and are more accurate than me!
Posted On: 6/11/2018
A: The round would have had to weigh a bit more than the 110 grains before firing since there is almost no weight loss due to expansion. It is not uncommon for there to be a 4 or 5 grain variance in advertised weight and real weight.