20rds - 45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel 230gr. HP Ammo

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Speer 230 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel 230 Grain HP Ammo – 20 Rounds



Speer Ammunition, located in Lewiston, Idaho, is the choice of more law enforcement officers than any other brand. With the company’s focus on high-level reliability, accuracy, and terminal performance, it is easy to understand why. Speer’s Gold Dot line is used in more police duty weapons than any other brand. Also ideal for civilian personal protection, Speer Gold Dot delivers excellent terminal performance, accuracy, and reliability.



This package contains 20 rounds of Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel .45 ACP ammunition. Each cartridge is loaded with a 230 grain jacketed hollow point projectile. Designed specifically for use in modern compact, short barrel handguns, these rounds offer optimum expansion at short ranges, making them perfect for use in concealed carry weapons.



These new production rounds are non-corrosive, boxer primed, and loaded in nickel-plated brass cases for smooth feeding, function, and extraction. The bright, highly visible, nickel-plating makes for easy loading and quick chamber checks, even in low light environments. Each round produces a consistent muzzle velocity of 820 feet per second with a muzzle energy of 343 foot pounds.

  • Ammo Caliber
    45 ACP (Auto)
  • Manufacturer SKU
    23975GD
  • Primer Type
  • Muzzle Velocity
    820
  • Muzzle Energy
  • UPC Barcode
    076683239754
  • Cost Per Round
    $1.25/ppr

Gel test Results

 

To find out what you can expect of Speer's 45 ACP Gold Dot Short Barrel load, we fired 5 rounds through a 4-layer barrier into ballistic gel. For the tests, we used a Ruger SR45 with a 4.5" barrel.

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel 230gr. HP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel 230gr. HP Ammo

How do the results for this Speer 45 ACP (Auto) compare to other 45 ACP?

20rds - 45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel 230gr. HP Ammo Gel Test Results

  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 15 16.3 16.8 16.9 17.2
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.55 0.67 0.69 0.73 0.73
Bullet Weight after shot (gr.) 229.7 229.9 230 230 230
Bullet Velocity (fps) 847 863 865 866 871

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