Is Speer Gold Dot Plus P?

53617 by Speer Gold Dot Ammunition is loaded with bonded core bullets and designed for home defense and personal protection. Speer Gold Dot LE 9mm Luger ammo for sale is a new production ammo that features 124 Grain +P Jacketed Hollow Point bullet.

Is 124 grain 9mm P?

This ammo is for cartridge size 9mm Luger +P+. The bullet is made from Brass. This bullet weighs 124 grains. This bullet leaves the barrel at 1300 feet per second.

Is Speer Gold Dot any good?

If you’re looking into or shopping for carry ammunition, one of the most popular brands you’ll hear about is Speer Gold Dot. It’s one of the most popular carry rounds for good reason, too, as Gold Dot has a good record of performance with law enforcement agencies across the country.

Is Gold Dot better than HST?

Yes, Gold Dot is highly rated, but the reviews that sold me on HST is “consistent expansion”. Both had great Gel test results, and accuracy ratings, but, when it comes down to it, when I fire to protect, I need that round to expand as advertised.

What is gold dot personal protection?

Speer® Gold Dot® Personal Protection Handgun Ammo has earned a solid reputation over the years as having one of the most effective bullets for law enforcement in the USA, as well as internationally. Speer engineers fine-tune each specific powder charge and bullet weight for maximum field performance.

Who makes Speer Gold?

Vista Outdoor
In early 2020, CCI introduced 14 new products. CCI/Speer sells the Gold Dot line, component bullets and handgun ammunition using a bonded copper plated hollow point bullet….CCI (ammunition)

Type Subsidiary
Owner Vista Outdoor

What is the heaviest 9mm bullet?

The usual bullet weights for 9mm Luger range from 115 to 147 grains. Lighter and heavier bullets can be had, but they are not common for factory loads. The heavy bullets are generally 158-grains, but 165-grain bullets can also be had.

What does HST stand for in ammo?

Ammunition. In 2002, Federal Premium introduced its HST ammunition, which was intended for—and sales were restricted to—law enforcement. This “tactical” ammunition featured a new bullet designated “HST.” Some hypothesized the abbreviation stood for “Hi-Shok Two,” but in reality it was just a name.

What are HST bullets?

What makes the Speer Gold Dot 9mm so good?

Speer puts the bullet through a series of dies to create the cavity rather than merely tapping it. The end result is a stronger bond and therefore better performance. What made their name was the performance of Speer Gold Dot 9mm in law enforcement use, as well as a .38 Special loading that’s known as the “New York Load.”

Which is better gold dot or non-P ammo?

The 124 +P Gold Dot seems to be the Gold standard, pun not intended (OK maybe a little ) for defense ammo in a medium to full size gun. Velocity differences in shorter barreled guns seem to make +P less advantageous in my experience. No experience shooting this particular non +P.

Which is better, a 124 grain or a 124gr + P?

If I we’re looking for something with a little less recoil (not that 9mm has much anyway, especially in a full size gun) and with less muzzle blast, would the 124 grain standard pressure do just as well as the +p version? On Speer’s website they list the 124gr+p at 1220fps and the 124gr standard pressure at 1150fps.

Is the Gold Dot a good carry round?

It’s one of the most popular carry rounds for good reason, too, as Gold Dot has a good record of performance with law enforcement agencies across the country. While it wasn’t the first mass-market hollow point, Gold Dot was the first of the mass-market hollow points that was really worth a darn.