Ballistic Gel Testing
We tested this Remington Golden Saber Ammunition 45 ACP (Auto) ammo by firing five rounds with a Ruger SR45 with a 4.5-inch barrel into calibrated Clear Ballistics gelatin. Of the fired rounds, we witnessed the ammo penetrate an average of 18.5 inches into the gel. Our test rounds ended the test with an average expanded diameter of .45 inches, retaining 100% of the projectile's original weight. On this page, you'll see video of our tests including photographs that detail the ammunition before/after firing it through a four-layer barrier into gelatin. Also, you'll see how this Remington Ammunition 45 ACP (Auto) ammunition stacks up compared to other self-defense rounds in 45 ACP (Auto).
Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison
|500rds - 45 ACP Remington Golden Saber Bonded 230gr. BJHP Ammo Gel Test Results|
|Bullet Depth (in.)||15.7||17.5||18.5||18.6||20.3|
|Expanded Diameter (in.)||0.45||0.45||0.45||0.58||0.75|
|Expanded Weight (gr.)||230.1||231.1||231.2||231.2||232.3|
|Bullet Velocity (fps)||834||835||868||884||885|