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.
Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison
|20rds - 45 ACP Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel 230gr. HP Ammo Gel Test Results|
|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|