Concealed Carry Performance: Short Barrel Speer 9mm 147gr Gold Dot gel test

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    We shoot Speer 9mm 147gr Gold Dot ammunition from a Smith & Wesson Shield with a 3.1″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight.

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    Bare gel

    Penetration: 15.4″, 16.6″
    Retained weight: 147.4gr,
    Max expansion: 0.601″, 0.579″
    Min expansion: 0.370″, 0.366″

    Heavy clothing

    Penetration: 22.3′, 19.8″
    Retained weight: 147.1gr, 146.9gr
    Max expansion: N/A, 0.551″
    Min expansion: N/A, 0.348″

    Velocities in fps:
    884
    900
    911
    911
    882
    Average: 897.60
    StdDev: 14.08
    Min: 882
    Max: 911
    Spread: 29

    Andrew

    Andrew is a combat veteran of OEF and has performed hundreds of ballistic tests for his YouTube channel, The Chopping Block (https://www.youtube.com/user/chopinbloc). He is an avid firearm collector and competitor and lives with his family in Arizona. If you have any questions, you may email him at [email protected]


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