.38 Super Cartridge

The Super was introduced in the 1920’s as a higher pressure loading of the .38 ACP or .38 Auto. The .38 Super has gained popularity among many top pistol match competitors. The .38 Super has a reputation as a well-balanced cartridge with a fl at trajectory, good accuracy and relatively high muzzle energy; most loading have greater muzzle energy than many factory-loaded .45 ACP loadings.

Drawn from premium American-made brass cups, these casing are rigorously tested to ensure unparalleled durability and dependability, each casing undergoes rigorous in-line and post- production quality assurance testing to ensure a flawless casing.

Standard casing dimensions and tolerances have been modified to achieve maximum performance. Jagemann™ Sporting Group’s in-house tooling and engineering capabilities provide the ability to customize casing dimensions for use with specific projectiles. We can meet your needs.

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Type: Pistol
Date of Origin: 1929
Case Type: Semi-rimmed, straight
Neck Diameter: .384 in (9.75 mm)
Base Diameter: .384 in (9.75 mm)
Rim Diameter: .406 in (10.31 mm)
Rim Thickness: .050 in (1.27 mm)
Case Length: .900 in (22.86 mm)
Primer Type: Small Pistol
Max Pressure: 38,500 psi (251.66 MPa)


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