20rds - 45 ACP Winchester Supreme Elite 230gr. Bonded PDX Ammo


85 In stock

  • 2 Review(s)
  • Manufacturer Winchester Ammunition
  • 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 S45PDB
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 882
  • Muzzle Energy 432
  • UPC Barcode 020892217898
  • Cost Per Round $1.20/ppr

Winchester Ammunition 230 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

This is 45 ACP Winchester Supreme Elite 230gr. Bonded PDX Ammo. The new Winchester Supreme Elite Bonded PDX1, which was chosen by the FBI as their primary service round, is now available in a full line of popular handgun calibers.  The Bonded PDX1 is engineered to maximize terminal ballistics, as defined by the demanding FBI test protocol, which simulates real-world threats. The proprietary bonding process welds lead and jacket together to work as a unit controlling expansion and providing superior retained weight.  Upon impact the hollow point expands to 1.5 times the size of the original bullet diameter—maximizing the threat stopping power. The jacket has been notched into six segments to help promote positive, consistent and programmed expansion at a variety of impact velocities.  The ammunition has a nickel plated shellcase helping ensure positive gun function through smooth chambering and shellcase ejection. This ammo comes packed in 20rds. per box.  

Ballistic Gel Testing


As you hunt for the best self-defense 45 ACP (Auto) ammo, we thought you might enjoy seeing the results of some testing we recently conducted with calibrated Clear Ballistics gelatin.

We shot five of these Winchester Ammunition rounds through a four-layer cloth barrier using a Ruger SR45. The results are detailed in the video you see above as well as the photographs. Through the charts, you should get a great idea how this Winchester Ammunition ammo stacked up relative to other 45 ACP (Auto) ammo products available to American shooters.

To get a better sense of our tests, be sure to check out all the protocols we followed when conducting our tests to determine the best self-defense ammo.

Gel test results for Winchester Ammunition 230 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) ammo

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 45 ACP Winchester Supreme Elite 230gr. Bonded PDX Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 45 ACP Winchester Supreme Elite 230gr. Bonded PDX Ammo

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

20rds - 45 ACP Winchester Supreme Elite 230gr. Bonded PDX Ammo Gel Test Results
Bullet Depth (in.) 14.3 14.8 15.4 16.2 25.4
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.45 0.73 0.73 0.8 0.8
Expanded Weight (gr.) 228.1 228.5 228.9 229.5 230.9
Bullet Velocity (fps) 885 888 893 895 921
Reviews Leave a Review
  • ☆☆☆☆☆

    posted on by Capt. Charles Reinhardt

    The best .45 round on the market in my opinion. Not only used by the FBI, but also used by many of our U.S. special forces response teams. I've also been told that it's a favorite choice by many members of our Navy's SEAL team units. Awesome combat round, tremendous expansion.
    Again, by far one of the best .45 caliber combat rounds on the market today.

  • ☆☆☆☆☆

    posted on by Steve Heaphy

    This is a great self defense round. I like to carry these and the 230+p HST in my 45. These rounds have consistent expansion are the best bonded 45 hollow points on the market.

Write a review