- Manufacturer Speer
- Condition New
- Bullet Weight 230gr
- Projectile Type JHP
- Ammo Use Type Self Defense
- Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
- Quantity 20
- Caliber .45 ACP
- Manufacturer SKU 23966GD
- Primer Type Boxer
- Muzzle Velocity (ft. per sec) 890
- Muzzle Energy (ft. pounds) 405
- UPC Barcode 076683239662
- Cost Per Round $1.30 per round
- Q & A
Vernon Speer has been an innovator since the beginning; when he was just 21, he invented a new airplane engine, and in order to prove it would work he installed it and took the plane up. Of course the engine worked, and Vernon took that same hard-charging attitude into the ammunition world when he founded Speer Bullets in 1944. They started small, renting space in the basement of a grocery store, but it wasn’t long before a full-size factory was obviously needed. Property adjacent to the Snake River in Lewiston, Idaho, was purchased, and to this day Speer’s ammunition is manufactured in that same factory.
One of Speer’s greatest creations is Gold Dot ammunition. These particular rounds are for your .45 ACP and weigh in at a solid 230 grain. Because they’re heavy they’re capable of delivering massive stopping power, but there’s more to them than that. These are Hollow Point rounds and begin to expand at the moment of impact. They deliver rapid energy transfer and as they mushroom, they begin to slow down; their expansion creates a devastating wound channel and their slowing speed prevents over-penetration, protecting innocent bystanders. Each round has a muzzle velocity of 890 feet per second and muzzle energy of 404 foot-pounds. This is excellent self-defense ammunition.
There are 20 defense rounds in this box of ammunition from Speer. Not only are Gold Dots fantastic defense rounds, they’re trusted by a vast number of law enforcement officers. When professionals in the field of law enforcement rely on a particular ammunition, you know there must be good reasons. These rounds deliver reliable performance, consistent cycling, and enormous knockdown power, all things you want in a defense round. When it comes to your own personal safety, and the safety of those you love, you can’t trust just any ammunition. Load your gun with the ammunition trusted by members of law enforcement; load your gun with Speer Gold Dots.
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Great dependable ammo.on 1/4/2018
A friend turned me into these a while back. Have shot thousands of toppings with them and have find them to be very trustworthy.
Great defensive ammoon 7/19/2016
Speer,once again has made an excellent defensive rd. I use this in my 1911 with 0 malfunctions. Speer makes ammo I will stake my life on. I also use their 135 gr +P .38 SPCL in my snubnose. I fully trust this ammo to defend myself and loved ones.
good defensive but higher priced than reloadson 12/21/2015
Great defensive ammo, thank god that I have never needed it for that but it is there by my side all the time in case.
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- I would like to order some ammo. I understand their out of stock. Can i pay forward for 2 boxes of gold dot .45 ammo Posted On: 3/19/2020 By: Ronald F. Lachance
- We dearly appreciate your confidence in us, sir, but we regret that we're not set up to take payment for ammo we haven't yet got in stock. We're uncharasterically low on ammo at the moment owing to the recent public health scare. That said, we're hard at work replenishing our inventory and will add more quality products to our site as things return to normal. Please see if there's some other self-defense ammo you'd be interested in, or check back in with us in the near future. Thank you for bearing with us!