Speer® LE Gold Dot® G2® Duty Handgun 9mm Luger

For years, Speer Gold Dot has been the pinnacle of duty handgun ammunition performance. Gold Dot G2 builds on this reputation with a next-generation duty bullet design. Instead of a large cavity in the nose, Gold Dot G2 has only a shallow dish filled with a high-performance elastomer. On impact, the elastomer is forced into engineered internal fissures to start the expansion process, as opposed to conventional bullet designs, which rely on target media to enter the hollow-point and create expansion forces. The result is extremely uniform expansion, better separation of the petals, and more consistent penetration across barrier types, gun platforms and barrel lengths.
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: 54226
Bullet Style: GDG2
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Test Barrel Length in Inches: 4
Bullet Weight (Grains/Grams): 147 / 9.53
 
Ballistic Coefficient: 0.15

Velocity in Feet Per Second

Velocity in Feet Per Second
Yards Velocity
Muzzle: 1020
25: 986
50: 955
75: 928
100: 903

Energy in Foot Pounds

Energy in Foot Pounds
Yards Energy
Muzzle: 340
25: 317
50: 298
75: 281
100: 266

Average Range *

Average Range
Yards Average Range
25:
50: -1.3
75: -5.1
100: -11.3
   


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

Product Tested

Test Results

Recovered Bullet

54226Velocity990Recovered Bullet
9mm LugerPenetration13.5
147Expansion0.645
990Retained Weight146.3
GDG2  
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Product Tested

Test Results

Recovered Bullet

54226Velocity990Recovered Bullet
9mm LugerPenetration15.5
147Expansion0.64
990Retained Weight146.1
GDG2  
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Product Tested

Test Results

Recovered Bullet

54226Velocity990Recovered Bullet
9mm LugerPenetration13.25
147Expansion0.531
990Retained Weight145.4
GDG2  
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Product Tested

Test Results

Recovered Bullet

54226Velocity990Recovered Bullet
9mm LugerPenetration14.25
147Expansion0.634
990Retained Weight147.4
GDG2  
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Product Tested

Test Results

Recovered Bullet

54226Velocity990Recovered Bullet
9mm LugerPenetration12.5
147Expansion0.673
990Retained Weight147.1
GDG2  
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Product Tested

Test Results

Recovered Bullet

54226Velocity990Recovered Bullet
9mm LugerPenetration10
147Expansion0.65
990Retained Weight116.5
GDG2  
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