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Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel in 40 caliber

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by tedbeau, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. tedbeau

    tedbeau 'OP'

    Sep 1, 2010
    Mas, do you have an opinion on is the 180 Grain short barrel ammo is actually better out of a Glock 27?

    Or should I consider switching to 165 grain Gold Dots?

    I tend to think I want the better penetration from the heavier bullet.

    What ammo would you recommend for SD for a Glock 27?
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    Don't have any feedback on 180 grain short barrel loads.

    I personally prefer a 165 grain at nominal 1140 fps or 155 grain at 1200 for a short .40, or for that matter a longer one.