45 Acp Reloading Data Blue Dot

I have seen data using blue dot in a 45 ACP. But have never had great results w lower pressure and blue dot. Like most slower burning stuff it tends to prefer near max loads. 9mm with its higher pressure seems to work pretty good.

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Anyone ever experimented with Hercules Blue Dot powder with a 230 grain bullet in .45 ACP? Both my manuals (Speer) list Blue Dot all the way to the 200 grain bullets but stop at the 230 grain bullets. I find this odd because they substitute Red Dot (which is much faster) and continue with Bullseye in the 230 gr. category.

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10mm Blue Dot Load - Preview of this weekend :)Tip For Properly Reloading the Webley Revolver After World War II, many Webley revolvers were imported and converted to fire .45 ACP ammo. If you have a Webley that has been shaved to accept .45 ACP cartridges in moon clips, you have to reload the .45 ACP rounds to match the lower pressure rating of the .455 Webley.

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This is a discussion on Blue Dot powder for 45 ACP within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics I loaded with Blue Dot in bygone times and thought it worked well in straight-walled magnum revolver Thank everyone for your comments. It have been many years since I reloaded & I am looking forward.

I have used AA#7 for pushing 45 acp briskly with acceptable results. I also use AA#5 in 45 acp at less then brisk velocities, hard ball plus a bit, with good results. My next spirited 45 acp load work up will be with Blue Dot because I use that powder for 10mm. Or I'll try AA#7 for 10mm. Or both. For me that is half the fun reloading, load.

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A database of .45 acp handloads. Select a Bullet Type Extreme Terminal Performance FMJ FMJ FP FPJ FP(Plated) Gold Dot HP Golden Saber HBRN(Plated) HP(Plated) Jacketed Semi Wadcutter JHP RHFP RN(Lead) RN(Plated) Semi Wadcutter(Lead) Semi Wadcutter(Plated) TAC-XP XTP.

HANDGUN RELOADING DATA FILES (PDF) 22 caliber (224 dia) 22 Hornet Handgun 33 22 Hornet Handgun 40 22 Hornet Handgun 45 22 Hornet Handgun 52 22 K-Hornet 40 22 K-Hornet 45 221 Remington Fireball 45 221 Remington Fireball 50 221 Remington Fireball 52 221 Remington Fireball 55 223 Remington Handgun 45 223 Remington Handgun 50 223 Remington Handgun 52

I loaded with Blue Dot in bygone times and thought it worked well in straight-walled magnum revolver cartridges. I tried it in heavy .38 Special and .45 ACP handloads and wasn't all that impressed. I didn't even save the data so it must have been bad. For me, Unique is the last word for general [.


Load Data for .45 Caliber ACP. Test Guns: Colt Gold Cup National Match and Colt service automatics. The ACP is an extremely popular round among reload enthusiasts. Hope you enjoy this information! Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.

Any help with Blue dot recipes for hand loads would be greatly appreciated. I got 4lbs. of Blue dot to burn up and need to use it for 9 and 45. I am gathering info right now. I have some jacketed 124 rns and some lfn 147 gr. Lots of different .45 200 to 230, jacketed, lead, wadcutters etc. Any help would be appreciated.

What beer are you drinking now? #1060 – 45 ACP and working up some loads.

Other times (and this is not recommended) you can find users’ load data online. Clay Dot is the same as Hodgon’s Clays powder, just basically a chemical copy of it.

I bought some 250 grain 45 XTP bullets and want to load it with some Blue Dot to get a higher velocity for hunting. I have the Hornday 8th edition manual and it doesn't give load data for blue dot for this bullet. My speer manual tells me 13.0 grs. of blue Dot produces the highest velocity for 230 and 260 grain jacketed bullets.

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I attempted to use some blue dot (have 5 pounds left) in a 45 acp and it is doable actually. I can look up the old load data later, just to see. I recommend Ramshot Silhouette for the 45acp, its what I use now and it meters like a dream.

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Reloading data for the .45 auto consists of the bullet weight and powder charge along with case dimensions for the brass case. Reloading data for this round covers bullet weights ranging from 185 grains to 260 grains along with a wide variety of powders, producing muzzle velocities ranging from 717 feet per sec (fps).