The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old January 6, 2007, 11:59 PM   #1
Deer Slayer 270
Member
 
Join Date: January 6, 2007
Posts: 49
Reloading 45 ACP with Bullseye

For reloading 45 ACP with 230 grain FMJ bullet and Bullseye powder, how many graings of powder do you suggest. I know Bullseye has been out there for many years, but seems like every reloading manual has different data on maximum loads and velocity. I am very surprised that there is such a big discrepancy between various manuals. how do we know which one is accurate and which one is not.

But any way, do you guys have any favorite reciepes with this weight bullet and Bullseye?
Deer Slayer 270 is offline  
Old January 7, 2007, 12:19 AM   #2
pumpkinheaver
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 22, 2006
Location: Missouri
Posts: 294
I use 5.0 grains.
__________________
Just because your paranoid don't mean they aint out to get ya.
pumpkinheaver is offline  
Old January 7, 2007, 10:19 AM   #3
firechicken
Senior Member
 
Join Date: April 17, 2006
Location: Savannah, MO
Posts: 223
I like 5.0 also. I've tried from 4.6 to 5.4, and 5.0 gave me the lowest ES and SD and the tightest groups also. You might find something different with the FMJ, I use Rainier 230 RN plated bullets.
firechicken is offline  
Old January 7, 2007, 03:13 PM   #4
The Real Wyatt
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 10, 2006
Location: South Central KY
Posts: 339
5.0 grains of Bullseye works great for me behind a 230 gr. LRN bullet.
The Real Wyatt is offline  
Old January 7, 2007, 06:03 PM   #5
cheygriz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 11, 2002
Location: high up in the rockies
Posts: 2,232
That 5.0 GR Bullseye load has been winnng national championships for many decades.
__________________
If you think a mighty military force is expensive, wait 'til you see what a weak one costs.
cheygriz is offline  
Old January 7, 2007, 07:01 PM   #6
roc1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 31, 2005
Location: Lubbock Texas
Posts: 475
Be 5.4gr.Lead SWC 200 gr bullets great target load and cheap to shoot.Plated bullets work great also as long as you do not overcrimp.
roc1
roc1 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06522 seconds with 9 queries