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

$26.95
($1.35/ppr)

51 In stock

  • Manufacturer Speer
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 230 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity 20
  • Ammo Caliber 45 ACP (Auto)
  • Manufacturer SKU 23975GD
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 820
  • Muzzle Energy 343
  • UPC Barcode 076683239754
  • Cost Per Round $1.35/ppr

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.

Ballistic Gel Testing

 

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.

45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel Ammo Test

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
Expanded Weight (gr.) 229.7 229.9 230 230 230
Bullet Velocity (fps) 847 863 865 866 871
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