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|Bullet Weight||230 Grain|
|Bullet Type||Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)|
|Ammo Casing||Nickel-Plated Brass|
|Ammo Caliber||.45 ACP (Auto)|
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||875|
|Muzzle Energy (ft lbs)||391|
Ballistic gelatin testing is one of the best methods we have available today for predicting the real-world performance of self-defense ammunition. We’ve used Clear Ballistics synthetic gelatin to test over 150 handgun loads, including Remington 230 Grain. We fired 5 rounds into the gel with a four-layer cloth barrier to determine whether heavy clothing would affect the penetration and expansion characteristics of the bullet. All rounds were fired from a Kahr CW45 to reflect the type of short barreled compact pistols that are most commonly carried by legally armed citizens.
Above, you can find photos of the actual bullets suspended in the test medium. Images of the recovered bullets are below on the left and high-speed footage of the first bullet fired into the gel is below on the right. All of the data we collected from our test of Remington 230 Grain is in the chart below that along with diagrams that might give you an idea of how this load compares to other .45 ACP (Auto) products.
If you want to see the rest of our ballistic gel test results, all of that data is available in our handy interactive charts at Lucky Gunner Labs.
|45 ACP - 230 gr JHP - Remington Golden Saber- 500 Rounds|
|Bullet Depth (in.)||13.3||15||16.8||17.6||18.9|
|Expanded Diameter (in.)||0.7||0.72||0.74||0.74||0.78|
|Bullet Weight after shot (gr.)||229.7||230||230.2||230.2||230.3|
|Bullet Velocity (fps)||704||714||719||724||761|
Good bullet, but spendy
Review by Abe
Awesome bullet good expansion
(Posted on 10/19/2015)
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KRISS Vector carbine oves the Golden Sabre 230 gr
Review by harleypower69
Great price, great service from Lucky Gunner as always.
I own many .45 ACP's and they all readily digest and dispense the Remington Golden Saber 230 grain HP. Bullet has a friendly shape for even the most finicky 45's.
(Posted on 12/3/2014)
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a bit high priced because of all the hype
Review by kb780
I used this ammo on duty and I trained with it extensively. It has yet to let me down. Great ammo considering the inflation of ammo prices
(Posted on 3/7/2013)
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