.38 Smith & Wesson, Colt New Police - Manufacturer Loading Data

Bullet
Type
Primer
Case
Trim
Length
 
Starting
Max
Diam.
Source

 
GR.:  145 gr
Bullet Type:   
(CPB)
Primer: WIN WSP
Powder: HP-38 
(Hodgdon)
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 0.765"
C.O.L.: 1.200"
Powder:
2.2 gr
2.5 gr
Vel.:
595
630
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 2.2 gr
Starting Velocity: 595
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 2.5 gr
Max Velocity: 630
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 0.359"
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  145 gr
Bullet Type:  LEAD 
Primer: WIN WSP
Powder: 231 
(Winchester)
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 0.765"
C.O.L.: 1.180"
Powder:
 
2.6 gr
Vel.:
 
675
Press.:
 
11,500
Starting Powder:  
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 2.6 gr
Max Velocity: 675
Max Pressure: 11,500
Diameter: 0.358"
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: Bullseye 
(Alliant Powder)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
2.9 gr
3.2 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 2.9 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.2 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: Unique 
(Alliant Powder)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.4 gr
3.7 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.4 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.7 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: CFE Pistol 
(Hodgdon)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.5 gr
3.8 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.5 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.8 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: HP-38 
(Hodgdon)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.2 gr
3.5 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.2 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.5 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: Titegroup 
(Hodgdon)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.0 gr
3.3 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.0 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.3 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: N320 
(VihtaVuori)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.0 gr
3.3 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.0 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.3 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: N330 
(VihtaVuori)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.3 gr
3.6 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.3 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.6 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: 231 
(Winchester)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.2 gr
3.5 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.2 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 3.5 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: AutoComp 
(Winchester)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
3.7 gr
4.0 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 3.7 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 4.0 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro 

 
GR.:  148 gr
Bullet Type:  HBWC 
(CamPro)
Primer:  Small Pistol
Powder: Ba10 
(Vectan)
Case: 
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.160"
Powder:
2.4 gr
2.6 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 2.4 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 2.6 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Diameter: 
Source: CamPro