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1911whore
12-01-2006, 1:48 PM
I am looking for a super accurate load for the 45acp. I have sierra tournement master rn , hornady rn, and laser cast rn all in 230 grain and I have VV3n37, VVn340, wsf, green dot, and titegroup on hand. Please real info would greatly be appreciated as well some groups or pictures of groups would be great as well. I am shooting out of a kimber 1911 and anything for a 9mm our of a beretta 92, 9mm 1911, or 38 super out of a standard 5 in 1911 would be really cool too. any load data for montana gold 124 gr jhp would also be nice as i cant find anything published.

TMC
12-01-2006, 1:59 PM
All of the power manufatures you listed have data on thier web sites, you can start there.

What works out on one persons gun may not work out of yours. Sorry, but you will need to do what most of us have done, load up a bunch of samples and go to the range and see what works. Bring your chrono if you have one, that really helps.

FYI, if you reloading and don't have a chrono, get one. You really don't know what your getting until to chrono it.

TonyM
12-01-2006, 2:11 PM
All of the power manufatures you listed have data on thier web sites, you can start there.

What works out on one persons gun may not work out of yours. Sorry, but you will need to do what most of us have done, load up a bunch of samples and go to the range and see what works. Bring your chrono if you have one, that really helps.

FYI, if you reloading and don't have a chrono, get one. You really don't know what your getting until to chrono it.

+1

You need to find the best load for your gun(s). A Chronograph is an excellent tool and I'm very glad I bought one.

rawb
12-01-2006, 3:29 PM
Taken from http://www.bullseyepistol.com/techo.htm


A Substitute Load for Hardball Practice

The following represents recipies to duplicate a true .45 caliber hardball load.

The NRA has published some load info that should fill your needs.

American Rifleman 6/93 pgs 44-45
Loads to simulate Hardball recoil and energy 850 +/- 30 FPS vel

200-220 WC lead (such as Lyman 452460) OAL 1.16"
4.6-5.0 gr BE, Red or Green Dot, 700X
6.0-6.5 gr Unique
5.5-6.0 gr WW231
The above loads can also be used with a 230 gr FMJ bullet to get 850 FPS
+/- 30 with overall length of 1.25"

American Rifleman 1/87 pg 66
Loads to Duplicate Military Ball Ammo

230 gr FMJ
4.6 gr BE
5.6 gr WW231
6.5 gr Unique