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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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The Ultimate Reloading Manual


.45 ACP (Handloader issue #331)

.45 ACP (Handloader issue #331)
Warning! A Remington Model 1911R1S Enhanced Commander with a 4.25-inch barrel was used to test all loads. Starline cases and CCI 300 Large Pistol Primers were used throughout. Jacketed bullet diameter is .451 inch. Maximum case length is .898 inch. Suggested trim-to length is .893 inch. Cases were taper crimped and measured .470 inch at the case mouth. Source: Handloader April/May 2021 issue #331.
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
230 Speer TMJ RN Alliant BE-86 Subscribe 862
Remarks: COAL: 1.255; 5-shot 20-yard group: 2.10 inches
230 Hornady XTP Alliant Power Pistol Subscribe 1023
Remarks: COAL: 1.210; 5-shot 20-yard group: 1.65 (+P) inches