45 Acp Bullet Setback

Winchester’s USA white box .45 ACP 230gr FMJ ammo is loaded with a traditional “ball” full metal jacket round-nose bullet that delivers reliable function and good accuracy without terminal bullet.

Some 40 years ago I found that my 45 carbide sizing die would not work with R-P 45 ACP brass. They did not get sized small enough to prevent setback. I ended up with almost zero neck tension and could push the bullet in with may fingers. That die worked well with most other brass. I eventually bought a new sizing die that worked properly.

The 45 ACP is one of the most widely used pistol cartridges. It rules NRA 2700 target competitions, is still shooting in all the practical pistol leagues and clears a pin table with authority. For some competitions it is the only choice and for others it is a good choice. Naturally it is also one of the most reloaded pistol cartridges.

45 ACP round means nearly instantaneous stopping power.

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I am just curious if anyone else has had a problem with the 550b 45 funnel/neck expander being to deep or too long in 45 acp cases. I have been fighting major bullet setback issues with short jacketed bullets, I am ashamed to say for years, but since I rarely use jacketed bullets in the 45 acp I have not attacked the issue until now.

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I can get .45 R-P brass to hang onto lead bullets but they will not grip a jacketed or plated bullet for me. Setback city! This released the bullet a little higher. Now all 7 dummy rounds will chamber without nicking the tip of the bullet an I am not seeing any setback.

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Bullet Setback If you’ve been around guns for any period of time, chances are you have heard of the term “Bullet setback.” If you haven’t, this term simply refers to the bullet being pushed further down in to the cartridge, thus shortening the size of the round, or the cartridge overall length (C.O.A.L.).

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of rounds such as the 45 Colt and 454 Casull.

The ultimate test for setback is to chamber a round in your pistol several times, checking the C.O.A.L. after each chambering. It is best to use a "dummy" round (no powder and primer) for this test.


debate, and the amount of taper crimp applied in most reasonable loadings of the 45 ACP can be easily proven to have little value in bullet retention. Also, make sure the setback is not due to the bullet contacting the rifling leade on chambering.

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This is a discussion on .45ACP and Bullet setback within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; I am currently reloading .45 ACP rounds. They are 230 gr. LRN that I casted myself.

These 45 ACP bullets from Berry's are a great choice for affordable and consistent range loads. Each projectile in this box of 500 is a 185 grain Hollow Base Round Nose (HBRN). These bullets are swaged and copper plated to their final wight, then they are re-struck to ensure each projectile is identical.

I have a magazine full of .45 ACP. I have been unloading and re-chambering the same round numerous times. Now I know that some people will say to rotate it out and don't It's less of an issue w/ the larger volumn, low pressure 45acp, but I still would not want to shoot a round that has obvious bullet setback.

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Mar 18, 2010 · How much bullet set back do you guy consider acceptable? I just tested a couple different bullets in my 45 ACP 1911. I seated the bullets without powder or Primer and cycled them through the action.

Bullet Setback - A Cautionary TaleDec 05, 2017 · Went to the range and had a bit of a surprise early on. Thankfully, it was caught on camera. The camera work isn't great, especially at the end, but I wanted to get something out instead of re.

Famous for making the pistols carried by British secret agent James Bond, German gun-maker Walther is releasing its PPQ handgun chambered in the American .45-caliber ACP cartridge. Photo by Andy Shupe.

On the .45 ACP, just taper crimp enough to remove the bell/flare from case. Most of us crimp about .469"-.472". I try for .470"-.471". At .468" you are beginning to compress the bullet and this can reduce the case grip on bullet due to metal spring back.