Originally Posted by barth
The .45 ACP Federal HST +P (P45HST1) averaged 929 FPS.
Speer Gold Dots 200gr +P are averaging 880 FPS.
Winchester 230gr Ranger T (standard velocity, not the +P load,) averaged 886fps.
200+P only got 880 fps?? I've shot that in a 4" M&P and it has nasty recoil compared to 230gr. I've never chroned it but surely it was moving quite a bit faster than 230s.
Speer rates it as 1080 fps from a 5" barrel. Hard to believe it loses 200 fps with a 3.9" barrel. 100 fps maybe, but 200?