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Gold Dot Bullet Weight Question For Mas

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by Glocknload 19, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. Glocknload 19

    Glocknload 19

    Jul 8, 2010
    I carry a G23 on a daily basis and I would like to know which load in the Gold Dot you would personally carry between the 165 and the 155 gr bullet weight. I know their very close in weight, but it seems that the energy level and expansion is noticeably greater in the 155 gr. It's just that the penatration is noticeably less in the 155. Is one lead more street proven than the other or is a coin toss? I'm able to obtain 50 round boxes of either for the same price. Thanks Mas
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    I'd go with the 165 grain, myself. Make sure it's the full power (1140 foot-seconds) load, not the downloaded subsonic.