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Old November 29, 2011, 11:45 AM   #1
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N-frame and 250-255 gr 45 acp

Just for the heck of it does anyone use something like this? Would I need to go with +P brass or could it be done with standard 45 acp brass?

What kind of loads do ya'll use with this as I know it's being done. Thanks.
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Old November 29, 2011, 12:37 PM   #2
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There is load data for standard pressure 45acp with heavy bullet weights. Alliants 2004 manual (available online if you google it) has loads for 260 grain jacketed bullets and http://www.reloadammo.com/ has that as well. The same load data will work with cast lead as well.

I cast my own slugs for 45 and my 230 grain mold drops them a 242-245 grains. I've worked it up to max using 230 load data with multiple powders and have never seen pressure signs.
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Old November 29, 2011, 05:09 PM   #3
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you can use 45 autorim loading data
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Old November 29, 2011, 06:13 PM   #4
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255 or heavier 45 ACP loads

I have loaded 255 grainers in my 45 ACP.
5.0 grains of UNIQUE
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Old November 30, 2011, 06:25 AM   #5
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you can use 45 autorim loading data
Good ideal. I guess I can buy a box of autorim and shoot them up and use the brass for my 250ish gr loads. I've never used autorim so thanks for the tip.
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