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Old April 18, 2005, 07:33 PM   #18
Join Date: April 13, 2005
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CAUTION: The following post includes loading data beyond currently published maximums for this cartridge. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Neither the writer, The Firing Line, nor the staff of TFL assume any liability for any damage or injury resulting from use of this information.
Even though this post treads on reading between the lines of published data.

The powder for hot .45 ACP is AA#7.

From the Accurate Arms loading manual, 11.0 grains is the maxload for a 230 grain bullet, and it exceeds 1000 FPS. I found the accuracy at 10.7 grains.

Tell me more!

Any data let’s say for 215gr LSWC ???

So, 11.25gr AA#7 to drive the 215gr LSWC (splitting the difference between 200 and 230 published data’s) I should get 1000 fps . What are the benefits (thinking cost/gr vs. performance) to use a larger volume of powder?

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