Speer Gold Dot 45 Acp Load Data

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Speer's online specs for the 230gr Gold Dot is 890 fps, and the challenge I see is finding a load that will push that fast without going into the 19,500-20,000 pressure areas.

Account. Speer Gold Dot .45 ACP 230 Gr HP. In stock. SKU. 53966. Manufacturer. Speer. 45 ACP. HP. Nickel Plated Brass. Speer's Gold Dot Hollow Point is one of the best self-defense rounds available today. A top choice of law enforcement agencies across the country, the Gold Dot uses a.

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Mar 06, 2019  · Many of the modern, name brand bullets in .45 ACP or 9mm will do the job well. This data should help you realize, with the proper bullets, ammunition effectiveness is not nearly as large a concern as it once was. That is not say that all bullets in 9mm or .45 ACP perform the same. This article looks at data from different ammunition tests and picks the 3 top performers for consideration.

A database of .45 acp handloads. Speer. Gold Dot HP. Any brand-Large Pistol. Don't see a load you want to use or want to input your own?

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ACP is made for tiny pistols. The 22 LR isn’t. As we leave it, the 25 ACP is still an inch short of meeting the FBI’s.

This 45 Auto Gold Dot line of ammo was tested to perform well through the FBI tests with a short 4" barrel. This ammo is loaded with Gold Dot's bonded core line of The chart below is a compilation of expansion and penetration data for Speer 230 gr Gold Dot Short Barrel fired from 10 feet, through.

I use mostly HS-6, AA #5, Win 231 and Clays. If anyone has any load data sources for this projectile its greatly appreciated. I have the AA, Hodgdon, Sierra, Lee, Lyman and Hornady reloading manuals, but not the Speer manual. I am loading for self-defense in a 5 Kimber. Sources seem limited, Ive.

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TAFFIN TESTS THE .460 ROWLAND There are certain benchmark handguns by which all other handguns are judged. With sixguns it is the Colt Single Action Army dating from 1873 for single action sixguns to equal or surpass while with double action sixguns the measuring stick is the Smith & Wesson K- and N-frames dating back to 1899 and 1907 respectively.

I contacted Speer Customer Support and asked if they could send me reloading data for 45 ACP. Within a couple of hours, they sent me copies of their latest reloading manual (#14) for 45 ACP in a pdf file.

Hornady Critical Defense 22 Magnum Ammo Testing & Review – Given my vested interest in 22 Mag, I have tested quite a few 22 Mag rifle rounds out of small handguns, but these new defense loads–Hornady Critical Defense and Speer Gold Dot 45 grain hollow.


Speer  .45 Auto 230 gr Gold Dot gel test and review / .45 ACP Reloading Data (Lyman Reloading Handbook 49th Edition). Warning! Notes: cases: Remington, Federal; trim-to length: .888"; primers: Remington 2 1/2; primer size: Large Pistol; Lyman shell holder: No. 2; firearm used: Universal Receiver; barrel length: 5"; twist: 1-16"; groove dia.

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The .380 Auto: A Three-Quarter Forty-Five – 380 ACP, 9mm Browning Short.

380 Auto is 78 percent of a .45 Auto. In hillbilly terms, Browning shrunk the .45; the .380 Auto is a three- quarter .45. Speer’s Gold Dot loads are a good option for.

Oct 15, 2015  · Lucky Gunner tests more than 110 different 9mm, 45 ACP, 40 S&W and 380 ACP handgun self-defense ammunition loads in ballistic gel with analysis and video.

45 acp in the terms of wounding capabilities. With all the 9mm ammo choices on the market though, we’re presented with another problem. The perfect self defense load for handguns, regardless of.

New tactical rounds are put to the test.

and they pass – 45 ACP, 5.56mm, 7.62x51mm, .300 Blackout.

Liberty Civil Defense 9mm 50 grain lead-free Hollow Point, and Speer Gold Dot 9mm +P 124 grain Jacketed Hollow Point. The wound cavity created by the.

Reload: U.S. Army names Winchester new supplier of 9mm ammo – The M1153, on the other hand, is a hopped-up, 147-grain version of Winchester’s venerable Ranger T-series of law enforcement ammunition, thought by many to be in the same realm of performance as the.

Aug 01, 2011  · Bullet Abbreviations. This is a discussion on Bullet Abbreviations within the Reloading forums, part of the Firearm Forum category; There are so many abbreviations and acronyms out there that it could drive the uninitiated, like myself, crazy. These are from the Hodgdon Data Center.

The M1153, on the other hand, is a hopped-up, 147-grain version of Winchester’s venerable Ranger T-series of law enforcement ammunition, thought by many to be in the same realm of performance as the.

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This is a guide to help you select the best ammunition for your defensive firearm. Most of these opinions are based upon the work of Massad Ayoob, Evan Marshall and Ed Sanow, police officers who have extensively studied the issue of firearms, ammunition and stopping power.

Speer Load Data for .45acp 185gr. Gold Dot HP Reloading Bench. Advertise Here. Forum Reviews Rules Legal Site.

Does anyone have Speer load data for this bullet? Thanks #2.

185 Speer GDHP or TMJ FN Accurate AAC-5 10.6 1034 Remarks: maximum charge.

The Speer Gold Dot and Federal JHP loads are the most proven in the field. Others are available, but I do not have any hard data on them. .45 ACP: 200 230-grain JHP. The Federal 230-grain Hydra Shok.

Feb 12, 2012  · Yes, I have a G21 setup for 45Super. What should be understood is there is 45Super and there is 45SUPER. When I started there was very little reloading data for the 45Super so I went off book and made my own. What I ended up with is 45SUPER. Or to put it a different way, I pushed the ends of.

NOTE: Do not use the 230-GR TMJ RN loads with Gold Dot HP; maximum loads should be used with CAUTION. Check back often for more reloading data. We are constanlty updating our load data with new loads! Speer Reloading Data: Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.

The Speer Gold Dot and Federal JHP loads are the most proven in the field. Others are available, but I do not have any hard data on them. .45 ACP: 200 230-grain JHP. The Federal 230-grain Hydra Shok.

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It becomes clear that I have not chronographed as much factory ammunition in the .45 Colt as in the .44 Special. None of these handloads are straining anything and are comfortable to.

Hello everyone, new to reloading 45 acp I have a few boxes of speer 230 gr. Gold Dots looking for a good home defense load. Nothing to soft, will be shooting it out of a full size Kimber. Powders preferred are power pistol, WSF, 231. Any and all data is appreciated.

So before I get into all the boring text of my review, here’s a pic to keep you interested: Basically its a 6″, all-steel, full dustcover 2011 with a mag well and a bull barrel chambered in .45 ACP.

Simple penetration and expansion test of the Speer Gold Dot .45 ACP 230 grain hollowpoint, using a diluted form of SIM-TEST Ballistic Testing Media.