Speer Ammunition Introduces .22 WMR Personal Protection Rounds

Speer Ammunition Introduces .22 WMR Personal Protection Rounds
Speer Expands Gold Dot Short Barrel Line.

Speer Ammunition
Speer Ammunition

LEWISTON, Idaho –-(Ammoland.com)- Speer introduces a new Gold Dot Short Barrel Personal Protection offering.

The .22 Win. Mag. hollow point rounds provide reliable expansion and penetration for use in self defense situations. These new rimfire options are now available.

Speer Gold Dot has gained a reputation for high-performance ammunition and brings Personal Protection rounds to the rimfire platform for the first time.

The Gold Dot’s reliable expansion and toughness make it suitable for the smaller 22 Win Mag. Those carrying popular handguns chambered in this make-sense caliber now have a go-to option for self defense situations.

Speer Ammunition Gold Dot Standard 22 Ammo
Speer Ammunition Gold Dot Standard 22 Ammo

Short Barrel, Strong Performance
These loads are designed for compact rimfire handguns and specific self defense applications. A large cavity ensures maximum expansion and terminal ballistics at reduced velocities. Consistent 10 to 11-inch penetration was achieved in factory testing–in barrels as short as two inches.

“We wanted to design a self defense option that catered to the rimfire platform,” said Brand Director Rick Stoeckel.

“We engineered these rounds for effective expansion and consistent functioning in close-quarter situations–where performance is absolutely critical.”

To learn more about the new rounds, view other Gold Dot offerings, or check out the entire lineup of Speer ammunition, visit www.Speer-Ammo.com

Part No. and Description
0954 22 WMR 40-grain Gold Dot Short Barrel hollow point 1050 fps

About Speer
Headquartered in Lewiston, Idaho, Speer is part of ATK Security and Sporting. The company has a long-standing reputation for making the world’s finest bullets and in 1996 became one of the first U.S. ammunition manufacturers to achieve ISO 9001 certification for quality. The company manufactures a variety of bullets and cartridges for law enforcement, reloading and sporting applications. More information is available at www.Speer-Ammo.com or www.Speer-Bullets.com for component bullets.

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where can i get these 22 mag. personal defense ammo ? i am on eastern shore of maryland.. CHARLIE


I contacted Speer a few months back, they told me a couple vital bits of information on these. 1, they are a distributor ran company, so that means they dont know where the shipments go. The distributor takes the orders and fills them as they see fit. 2, they said that they are still making them, but not at the production rate that they previously were. They are focusing on more profitable (my words) endeavors currently. If they can sell 22lr for the same price as 22mag, and less than half the production cost… No brainer. I live in Idaho,… Read more »

Mark DeNeault

Where can I purchase some of the 22 magnum personal defense ammo? I live in Redding, California. Thanks for any info.
Regards Mark.


where can i get some