Handgun Ammunition

Vital•Shok® Barnes Expander®

Federal Premium® Vital•Shok® handgun hunting offerings with the copper Barnes® Expander™ bullet bring handgun hunting performance to new heights. They provide 100 percent weight retention, outstanding expansion and superb accuracy.

Excellent round for the 480!“This is a great round for the 480 ! Excellent penetration just getting hard to find in my area. Recoil is manageable and...” - Mikes480

7 Products

PART #UseCaliberBullet Weight GrainsMuzzle VelocityBullet StyleReviews


Medium Game357 Magnum1401400Barnes® Expander


Medium Game41 Rem. Magnum1801340Barnes® Expander


Medium Game44 Rem. Magnum2251280Barnes® Expander


Medium Game454 Casull2501530Barnes® Expander


Medium Game460 S&W2751670Barnes® Expander


Medium Game480 Ruger2751350Barnes® Expander


Medium Game500 S&W2751660Barnes® Expander

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