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  1. Setting Up A 1911 For Reduced Loads

    Handguns
    I have a new Kimber Custom Target II that I have had to the range twice. I have put 600 rounds through it now. All loads both factory and handloads consisted of 230 grain bullets. My 11 year old son is having a ball shooting it and he doesn't complain about the recoil but he is developing a...
  2. 1911-A1 .45acp HOLLOW POINTS/FLAT NOSE

    Handgun Cartridges
    Hey Guys and Gals. I have an '04 Springfield Armory 1911-A1 .45acp. It's full size and double stack. All I have ever used and reloaded was 230 gr FMJ RN. Will hollow points and flat nose cylcle through this pistol dependably? I know that the best way to find out is try it, but I just thought I'd...
  3. .45acp & cast bullets help!

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I never reloaded for .45acp until recently and having recently got into bullet casting of course I'm trying cast bullets. I have an original army 1911 that's in good shape and with Lee 452-200-RF bullets and 5 grains of unique it shoots well and cycles without a hiccup. I have bought three...
  4. Springfield 1911 Cast Hunting Loads?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Guys, I'm thinking about loading up my 45 for short range hog hunting (about 25 yards or so). Any recommendations on Beartooth hunting rounds? I'd like something with a wide meplat, of course, that would load and shoot well out of my Springfield 1911. Thanks, Shane
  5. Need 45 ACP Target Load information for 1911

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Having great difficulty in developing an accurate target load for my Sprinfield 45 ACP. Been using 3.5 - 4.2 gn of Bullseye behind a cast 200 gn SWC. (.451 dia). Need guidance from a dedicated bullseye shooter. Wondering whether or not going to a heavier bullet at .452 will help. Any...
  6. shooting LBT 255 gr WFN in a 1911

    Handgun Cartridges
    Has anyone tried shooting these bullets in your .45 Auto? If so, will they feed OK ? Thanks,
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