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Old February 19, 2013, 01:44 PM   #1
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Speer Gold Dot 180gr 40S&W Gel Test Results

Finished up the testing of the Speer Gold Dot 180gr 40 S&W (#53962) round. Here are the conditions and results.

Test conditions:
-Glock 35
-Test rounds fired from 10 feet
-"FBI spec" Clear Ballistics gel block
-4 layers of denim

-1036 FPS, 429 FT/LBS energy
-16'' of penetration
-Recovered weight: 180gr

Here's the video showing the test, the permanent cavity, and a discussion of the results:

Speer Gold Dot 180gr 40S&W Gel Test HD Video Link
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