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Old 10-31-2012, 16:33   #11
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Speer 200 gr +P

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Originally Posted by NEOH212 View Post
I was surprised that the GD came in lower that I would have expected.
Deanna,
Not my numbers.
Thought that was slow too.
Maybe a typo?
Maybe 880 was really 980/990?
Found other chronograph data with a 1911 5" barrel running 1062 fps
http://www.firearmstactical.com/ammo_data/45acp.htm

More data:
http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=50129
Speer 200gr +P GDHP in 3" Kimber
I stayed after work last night and chronographed a box of Speer 200gr +P Gold Dot hollow points in my 3" Kimber Ultra Carry CDP II and 5" Les Baer Premier II. The range is indoors. Temperature was right around 70 degrees. Chronograph was 12 feet from the muzzle. The lot code on the ammo is 5402-01.

Velocities from 3" Kimber in order of firing:

1. 911 FPS
2. 896 "
3. 965 "
4. 898 "
5. 927 "
6. 1189 "
7. 934 "
8. 896 "
9. 927 "
10. 1141 "
11. 947 "

Velocities from 5" Baer

1. 996 FPS
2. 1035 "
3. 1052 "
4. 1054 "
5. 1045 "
6. 970 "
7. 1032 "
8. 1010 "
9. 998 "

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