|Bullet Weight||185 Grain|
|Array||Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)|
|Use Type||Self Defense|
|Ammo Casing||Nickel-Plated Brass|
|Ammo Caliber||.45 ACP (Auto)|
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||1050|
|Muzzle Energy (ft lbs)||453|
|Cost Per Round||58.0¢ per round|
Speer Gold Dot JHP ammunition undergoes Speer’s Uni-Cor bonding process that joins the lead core to its copper jacket. This electrochemical process promotes weight retention, allowing the bullet to hit with more force and penetrate deeper into its target. In some ammunition, this might mean sacrificing expansion, but Speer engraves fault lines into the jacket that work with the hollow point to promote controlled but rapid expansion, giving you the power and wound channels you expect from hollow point ammunition.
The venerable .45 ACP cartridge has served civilians, police and the US military since its adoption by the military in 1911. Selected for use by General John Thompson, who wanted his soldiers equipped with a “real man stopper”, the .45 Auto round has a reputation for power and reliability that has lasted over 100 years. It saw use in both world wars and sees action in the field to this day.