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Old December 9, 2017, 07:24 PM   #1
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.45 acp

Going to start reloading .45 cap using Xtreme 230g HP and cfe pistol anyone have any reload data ?
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Old December 9, 2017, 11:46 PM   #2
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Hodgdon website will give you everything you need.
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Old December 10, 2017, 12:36 AM   #3
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I do load for .45 however I do not put loads on the net. May I suggest buying a book? I like the Lyman 50th.
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Old December 10, 2017, 08:11 AM   #4
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Hodgdon website will give you everything you need.
http://www.hodgdonreloading.com/data/pistol
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Old December 10, 2017, 09:21 AM   #5
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Yes. Go to the Hodgdon sight linked to above. Select .45 ACP in the Step 1 window, 230 grains in the Step 2 window, skip Step 3 and select CFE Pistol in Step 4. You will get both lead and Jacketed FP bullet data below. Check that the Extreme bullet COL is about the same. If it is shorter, knock another 5% off the starting charge and work up while watching for pressure signs.
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Old December 10, 2017, 10:31 AM   #6
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I am an old guy using Bullseye, which has always been a standby for .45. Check out the Alliant web site as well.

http://www.alliantpowder.com/reloaders/default.aspx

http://www.alliantpowder.com/reloade...1&cartridge=35
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Old December 10, 2017, 02:11 PM   #7
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A Xtreme 230g HP is just a plated bullet. Uses cast bullet data. Use the LRN data on Hodgdon's site. You do not need bullet specific data.
"...an old guy using Bullseye..." That's the way it was in my day and we liked it that way. snicker.
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Old December 10, 2017, 06:11 PM   #8
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Then how come there is separate data for lead and plated?

And don't snicker at your elders.
We can at least carry one in the states.

Mention pistol at the border crossing and they break out the drug sniffing gerbil on a string.

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Old December 10, 2017, 06:24 PM   #9
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Then how come there is separate data for lead and plated?
Because they are trying to convince newbies that plated are something "special". T. OHeir is correct - just use lead data.

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Old December 10, 2017, 10:34 PM   #10
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And the load data being different is a ruse?
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Old December 11, 2017, 01:29 AM   #11
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And the load data being different is a ruse?
It's not a ruse, its a report.

it's a report of what they got with the components they used. That includes the gun, which was not YOUR gun. Your gun, & load components could be the same, or could be different. When the stars line up just right, they could be vastly different.
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