Speer is introducing a new line of Gold Dot Rifle ammunition for owners of rifles in 223 Rem., 300 BLK and 308 Win. As the brass is nickel-plated it has the special look you can see in the pictures. The following ammunition is going to be available from the start. Note the heavy 75-grain bullet in .223 Rem.
Part No. / Description / MSRP
24468 / Gold Dot Rifle 223 Rem. 55 grain 3600 fps, .251G1 BC, 20-count / $25.99
24461 / Gold Dot Rifle 223 Rem. 62 grain 2750 fps, .310 G1 BC, 20-count / $25.99
24469 / Gold Dot Rifle 223 Rem. 75 grain 2775 fps, .400 G1 BC, 20-count / $26.99
24462 / Gold Dot Rifle 300 BLK 150 grain 1900 fps, .330 G1 BC, 20-count / $30.99
24467 / Gold Dot Rifle 308 Win. 150 grain 2820 fps, .414 G1 BC, 20-count / $30.99
The full Press Release can be found below:
LEWISTON, Idaho – May, 2020 – Speer Gold Dot Handgun ammunition’s reliability has made it the No. 1 choice for law enforcement.
Now Speer is offering the same performance for self-defense rifle applications. New Gold Dot Rifle ammunition is engineered to provide industry-leading performance in FBI protocol testing through barrels less than 16 inches long. Shipments of this new product have begun to arrive at dealers.
The bullets loaded in the new Gold Dot Rifle ammunition line are built using Speer’s exclusive Uni-Cor method. The jacket is bonded to the core one atom at a time, virtually eliminating core-jacket separation and creating a projectile that’s accurate, tough and consistent through all common barriers.
Features & Benefits, as listed by Speer:
- New self-defense rifle loads optimized for peak FBI protocol performance though barrels shorter than 16 inches
- 75-grain 223 Rem. recommended for 1-in-9-inch barrel twist or faster
- 55-grain 223 Rem. option offers reduced penetration for less risk to bystanders
- Consistent penetration and expansion through common barriers
- Extremely uniform jacket maximizes accuracy
- Gold Dot technology virtually eliminates core-jacket separation
- Nickel-plated brass
- Reliable, sensitive primers
Speer ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Speer. For more information about these products from Speer or to shop online, visit www.speer-ammo.com
What do you think? Considering the success of the handgun Gold Dot line it will be interesting to see how popular these are going to become.
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