I use the 30 Gold for predators out of a 17 FB XP-100 handgun and killed a Swift last year with it at 75 yds. Bullet delivered a lot of damage--just sewed it up no problem. Shot a cat with it at 50 yds. and no exit. Have actually shot <MOA to 425 yds. using that setup and 2.5-8x Leupold.