Speer® LE Gold Dot® Short Barrel Duty Ammunition 45 Auto

Packing a short barrel once meant less velocity and less reliable expansion. Speer’s specialized ammunition designed for back-up guns was designed to work in 2-inch barrels. We redesigned select Gold Dot bullets to make the cavity larger for reliable expansion at the reduced velocities common to short barrel handguns. You also get less "kick" to keep you on target when wielding sharp snapping .357 and .44 Magnum revolvers. And if a semi-auto is your gun of choice, our offerings are ideal for expansion in barrels as short as three inches.
Velocity:


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Energy:


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Average Range:


Trajectory for a 25 yards zero with a sight height of 0.9 inches.
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Specifications:
Part Number: 23975
Bullet Style: GDHP-SB
Caliber: 45 Auto
Test Barrel Length in Inches: 4
Bullet Weight (Grains/Grams): 230 / 14.9
 
Ballistic Coefficient: 0.148

Velocity in Feet Per Second

Velocity in Feet Per Second
Yards Velocity
Muzzle: 820
25: 801
50: 783
75: 766
100: 749

Energy in Foot Pounds

Energy in Foot Pounds
Yards Energy
Muzzle: 343
25: 328
50: 313
75: 300
100: 287

Average Range *

Average Range
Yards Average Range
25:
50: -2.5
75: -8.5
100: -18.3
   


* Height of Bullet Trajectory in inches above or below line of sight if zeroed at yards. Sights 0.9 inches above bore line.
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