What 38 Special ammo has the least recoil?

A standard . 38 Special shoots a 158-grain bullet at 755 fps, a 130-grain bullet at 800 fps, and a 110-grain bullet at 950 fps. A light 148-grain wadcutter runs at 710 fps. The wadcutter has the lowest recoil and many people shoot it for that reason in addition to it being very accurate.

What ammo has least recoil?

Low-Recoil Hunting Cartridges Test Results

Cartridge Med. Game (yds) Recoil
6.5-284 Norma 525 15.4
7mm-08 Rem. 500 15.4
.240 Weath. 440 14.6
.25-06 Rem. 415 12.4

What are the different types of 38 Special bullets?

Handgun cartridge table

Cartridge name Bullet diameter Type
.38 Special .357 in (9.1 mm) Rimmed
.38 ACP .358 in (9.1 mm) Semi-rimmed
.38 Super .358 in (9.1 mm) Semi-rimmed
.38 Super Comp .358 in (9.1 mm) Rimless

Does 38 Special have recoil?

If you have shot any one caliber listed, you can estimate the comparative recoil from the other guns based on the figures given. For example, a 38 Special has roughly twice the recoil of a 380 ACP i.e. 1.39 X 2 = 2.78.

What caliber revolver has the least recoil?

The Kel-Tec PMR-30 . 22 Mag.

  • Smith & Wesson Model 351C . 22 Mag.
  • FNH Five-SeveN MK2.
  • Ruger LC380 .380 ACP.
  • Taurus PT638 Pro SA .380 ACP.
  • Browning Black Label 1911-380 .380 ACP.
  • Rock Island Armory M206 .
  • Charter Arms Pitbull 9 mm Revolver.
  • What is the lowest grain on a 38 special?

    38 Special held a minimum of 21 grains of black powder, which was 3 grains more than the current . 38 Long Colt, and it was 100 to 150 feet per second faster with a 158 grain bullet.

    What’s the difference between 38 Special and 38 S&W?

    The larger case diameter of the 38 S&W will prevent it being inserted in a 38 Special firearm. Being the 38 Special is smaller it will fit into a gun chambered for 38 S&W but being smaller and higher pressure the case may rupture.

    Does a 38 kick more than a 9mm?

    38mm Special offers low recoil when compared to the 9mm Luger. Bothe these cartridges have lesser recoil as compared to other cartridges like . 380 ACP, 9mm parabellum, .