Speer® LE Gold Dot® Short Barrel Duty Ammunition 38 Special +P

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: 53921
Bullet Style: GDHP-SB
Caliber: 38 Special +P
Test Barrel Length in Inches: 2-V
Bullet Weight (Grains/Grams): 135 / 8.75
 
Ballistic Coefficient: 0.141

Velocity in Feet Per Second

Velocity in Feet Per Second
Yards Velocity
Muzzle: 860
25: 838
50: 818
75: 798
100: 780

Energy in Foot Pounds

Energy in Foot Pounds
Yards Energy
Muzzle: 222
25: 211
50: 200
75: 191
100: 182

Average Range *

Average Range
Yards Average Range
25:
50: -2.2
75: -7.6
100: -16.4
   


* 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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