.45 ACP Remington 185-grain Golden Saber

by
posted on November 22, 2011
golden-saber.jpg

Remington's +P version of this load was previously tested and generates about 50 to 75 fps more velocity than the standard-pressure variant examined here. The +P load also expands to a wider frontal diameter. The standard-pressure load is a bit easier to control from lighter handguns like my Colt Lightweight Commander, and it provides very deep penetration due to the decreased expansion. This would be a good load for anyone expecting to shoot through barriers or those without over-penetration concerns.

Load MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW (grains)
.45 ACP Remington 185-grain Golden Saber 964 17 .68 185

Latest

Taurus 327 Revolver in .327 Fed. Mag.
Taurus 327 Revolver in .327 Fed. Mag.

New for 2022: Taurus 327

The .327 Fed. Mag. cartridge has long been overlooked, but it is a powerful, versatile option for personal protection. Taurus has recognized the .327's appeal and is now offering an affordable revolver chambered for this hidden gem of a self-defense round.

New for 2022: Burris Introduces XTR Pro Riflescope and Accessories

Burris' latest riflescope features multiple illuminated, front-focal-plane reticle options, an innovative locking turret system and an optical design ideal for anyone looking to shoot at extreme distances.

New For 2022: Galco UnderWraps Elite

Galco changed the bellyband concept with the new Underwraps Elite, which allows concealed carry of a handgun and accessories around your midsection with myriad options for the pistol's location, added comfort and the ability to carry EDC accessories like spare magazines and a flashlight.

New For 2022: Smith’s Everyday Carry Knives

If you're looking for a new EDC knife, check out these new offerings from Smith’s Consumer Products. The company introduced four new folding knives perfect for comfortable carry in a pocket and for rugged, daily use.

Editor's Picks: SHOT Show 2022, Day Three

Here another roundup of cool things we saw at SHOT Show 2022 on the third day of the show.

I Carry: Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP Pistol in a PHLster Skeleton Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP pistol with a Shield Sights RMSw red-dot sight carried in a PHLster Skeleton holster.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.