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Last month, Speer introduced a new lineup of Gold Dot rifle ammunition for .223 Rem, .300 BLK, and .308 Win for rifle owners. Bringing Speer’s great defense ammo to the rifle calibers. The brass will be nickel-plated brass with its alloyed lead core projectile like all Speer Gold Dot. Giving us the iconic look of Speer Gold Dot we all know and love.

Below is the press release, features and benefits of Gold Dot, and prices.

Press Release

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 and Benefits

• 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

Prices

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

Do you plan on buying Speer Gold Dot for your defense ammunition for your rifle. If so, in which caliber? Let us know in the comments below.

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