Best Powder For 9mm And 45 Acp

Loading 45acp, 9mm and 380acp I have been using HP-38, AA#5, Ramshot Silhouette and now AA#2 in all three. The one I find works the best in all three would be the This powder will work for medium and heavy loads in 9mm. Usually, do not load heavy for 9mm. EDC is a G23 with OEM 357 SIG barrel.

The debate over the 9mm and .45 ACP is one of the most heated conversations in the firearms community. Praised for being compact and easier to handle than its .45 ACP counterpart, the If new powders and more advanced bullet designs used helped make the 9mm better then would not.

I'm going to be reloading 9mm and 45ACP rounds. I've got plenty of brass since I've been collecting for the last year (thought ahead) but have no idea which I've heard CCI Primers are likely a good choice but have no idea on the size and I have no clue on powder. Any help is GREATLY appreciated.

45 acp might be the slowest and heaviest.

But the problem with heavier bullets (in 9mm cartridges at least) is they can be harder to push with the limited room the cartridge provides for powder —.

45 ACP M1911 or .38 Spl. revolver.

Such loads are assembled with powder charges that vary in type and amount with those used in standard rounds, and with bullets built to perform as needed at lower.

Most 1911 type handguns in US military inventory were manufactured by Colt, but when the need for pistols was urgent during World War II, other companies manufactured the 1911, including the Singer sewing machine company, Union Switch and Signal, and National Postal Meter.

Mar 03, 2013  · We are telling you which powder we like for both 9mm and 45. I like Win231, which is the same as HP38. If you are waiting for everyone to agree on THE one best powder, you will be waiting a long time. I don’t usually load extremely light loads. If I did, I might prefer Clays for both.

(L to R) .45 ACP, .357 SIG, and 9mm The Best .45 Pistol For You. While .45 ACPs are a bit bulkier than some of the other handguns on the market, they’re still a very popular handgun for conceal carry. If you’re considering purchasing your very first .45 ACP, make sure that you do some testing before you make a.

History of the .45 ACP Cartridge – The advent of smokeless powder, its clean burning.

the longest serving pistol of any military force to the best of my knowledge, some 75 years of official issue. The . 45 ACP cartridge has a very.

.38 spl, 9mm and 45acp are the primary calibers I load. Over the years I've used Bullseye, Unique, Solo 1000, Titegroup, Power Pistol, AA#5 and Promo in all 3. Currently, I use a different powder for each caliber, but if I was forced to use only.

Surely the factory ammunition would be unquestionably the best available.

About two months ago I discovered one round of .45 ACP that had a hole punched in the case wall and the propellant powder.

Jan 18, 2018  · I have a few old Lyman/Ideal molds I got from my dad. For the .45 ACP, I have 452460 200gr SWC and 452374 225/230gr round nose molds. I also have a 454309 wadcutter mold, but that’s more for the revolver than the 1911, so I’m not really asking about that (but over 5.4gr of Unique it shoots POA out of my Blackhawk). Anyway, I’ve done a lot of reading, and lots of people are, and have been.

Best metering, probably aa#5, but any of the ball/spherical powders meter fine. If you only want 9mm minor & any 45acp, then w231 & faster. For full power 9 & 45, medium burners unique & slower, to HS6 will be a better fit.

45 ACP, 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester), the 9mm Parabellum (Luger), and most recently, the 5.56x45mm NATO (.223 Remington, in civilian guise). Next to the omnipresent .22 LR, the .223 Remington is.

I don't know if that is the BEST powder for 9mm but I know it cycles the action on my semi-auto using only 4.5 grs. and it's accurate. W231 should be another good choice. I would be inclined to try any of the powders recommended by the other posters.

Is there a better powder for both of these rounds? So when I come time to buy more I can just buy one powder instead of having What are your opinions of the above powders? Any others that you would recommend for the 9mm amd 45 acp.

Compition 45 Acp Loads Thought i'd get a few opinions on favorite target loads for the above two powders. I'll be using my standard SNS Casting 200 gr. SWC's. 45 acp of course. I like mine on the lighter side (4.7 Titegroup my standard now, I like my Bullseye at 4.1, my VV310 at 3.9 just to give you

Take a look at the reloading experiments and science behind finding the right load for suppressed pistols in 9mm and.

weights per each of the six powders. Then, because science, I loaded for two.

Personally I used several lbs. in 9mm, 38 Super and 45 ACP. On the plus side it always provided minimal velocity variation. On the minus side it burns very hot (high nitroglycerine content) and it "burns" the front end of the cases.

Editor’s note: While at the SHOT Show earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting Chris Hodgdon, of Hodgdon, the venerable powder manufacturer.

would your choices be for 9mm, 38 Special, .40,

Q: Let’s get specific about Western powders. What would be your choice of your products for handgun-centric loaders. What would your choices be for 9mm through .40 (including 38 special)? What about.

45 Acp Stopping Power Myth “Stopping power” doesn’t mean the power to knock a BG ten feet backwards. If that’s the OP’s definition of “stopping power,” it’s a brand new one to me. I think the OP is conflating “stopping power” with “knock down power.” The latter is scientifically impossible in a handgun and impractical in a shoulder-fired weapon. The

I am looking for a good powder to load 9mm with 147 grain lead bullets and also to load 45 ACP with 200/230 grain lead bullets. What do you suggest? Thanks, Keith

This is a discussion on Best powders for 357, 9mm and 45 acp within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; What powders are good for medium to high velocity loads for: 357 magnum 158 grain hard cast 18 BHN 9mm 115 to 124 grain hard.

May 10, 2017  · I don’t know if that is the BEST powder for 9mm but I know it cycles the action on my semi-auto using only 4.5 grs. and it’s accurate. W231 should be another good choice. I would be inclined to try any of the powders recommended by the other posters.

it’s cheap and I can use it in 9mm, .380 ACP, .38 Spl, 12 Ga & 20 Ga shotshells. Page 1 of.

Best Answer: I agree with your friend, wsf is a nicely burning powder. First off in 45 ACP and/or 9mm your barrel lenghts are fairly unlikely to exceed 5". Knowing that.

What is everyone's favorite 9mm and .45acp powder and most importantly which meters the best? I will be loading for plinking purposes. For plinking purposes (as well as competition) I like fast burning "ball" powders such as 231, HP-38, Zip, and Bullseye.

9mm Luger Ammo Testing & Ballistics Even though the recoil of the 9mm Luger is much less than the 40 S&W or 45 ACP, you will be surprised at the results on the business end. You will now understand why the 9mm Luger was adopted by NATO, the U.S. Military, and close to.