Black Powder Load For 45 Acp

N100 45 Acp Loads I have a new Hi Point 45 ACP carbine and am interested in +P loads w/230 gr boolits. The carbine seems to like hardball loads better than 200 gr SWC. My best load is 230 gr plated bullets w/6.4 gr WSF, any brass, WLP primers. I,ve tested ,extensively and had some fun testing the .45

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 based.

44 Special and .45 target loads? Any.

This five-shot replica of the black powder Colt Pocket Navy single-action revolver.

the cylinder chambers the ubiquitous .380 ACP. There is no loading gate on this gun (which is historically.

How to reload, shoot and clean black powder 45LC! This video is how I do it and is for reference purposes only! Using a Lee single stage press to load Black Powder Gallery Loads, then of course you've got to go shoot them right? I went out and did a test for homemade lube, brass 12 gauge.

Just wondering what the "Standard" or "Average" powder load is for 45 ACP 230 grain winchester ammo. I do agree with Jim, .45 is a big case that is easy to double charge. Set up a routine that helps to prevent it. For instance, if you are using a single stage press, don't charge all the cases in a single.

But only forty years later, percussion revolvers loaded with loose black powder.

was difficult to seat the ball over twenty grain of powder. Even with hopped-up charges, the 31 rivals the 25 ACP.

May 06, 2009  · The original poster wasn’t asking if there was any load data for .45 ACP using black powder, he was asking if it’s possible to use it in that caliber, with the recognition that it would be dirty and messy. The answer is yes, it’s entirely possible, and entirely safe, a bit messy, and probably not particularly practical.

Jan 27, 2018  · The 45 acp won’t hold enough black to do more than make an anemic poofter load. If you compress the powder slightly you will get in 21 grain of FFFg at most more likely 17-18 grains.

Yes to C45S in .45 LC pistols, smokeless and black powder. You have the option to use bullets intended for .45 ACP which helps with buying options and price. I like SWC bullets. No crimp groove, set your bullet depth, and taper crimp.light roll crimp will work too. RRR

Ok, once and for all. I'm getting too much conflicting info. locally. My only blackpowder experience is Cap & Ball and muzzle loaders. However, just for the experience I want to load some of my .45 LC handguns with black powder.

Jul 12, 2008  · All of my muzzle loading pistols have a barrel wall of about 5/16" – that is a concern to me – then I look at the wall of a .45 acp barrel. I think that the Black Powder is more violent than smokeless, but do not know. One thing that I do know is that Black Powder has to be packed – an airspace is a bad thing (at least in a muzzle loader).

The .45 Black Powder Magnum (.45 BPM) is a black-powder firearm round. It is a wildcat cartridge of the .45 Colt family. The .45 BPM was originally developed for use in replica Colt Walker black powder revolvers.

Cheap M1911a1 .45 Acp Products from Springfield Armory Handguns products 1911 .45 ACP for sale at Tombstone Tactical. We stock the full line of Springfield Armory Pistols! Order online or call now! The problem with the .45 ACP for self-defense isn’t the cartridge, but the pistols that chamber it. It’s a big cartridge and requires a big pistol. Even

In fact, I have a Winchester W-231 powder charge that I can use in 9mm, 38 Special, 44 Special, and 45 ACP! It shoots well in all these applications, meters very well in my progressive powder measures, and for that reason it’s my favorite 45 ACP load! Gavin’s “standard charge” load for 45 ACP: (use load data at your own risk)

Dec 15, 2016  · It has been a fun gun to shoot. I have done a lot of black powder reloading on my sharps rifle. I have been told you can’t overload black powder. My question is, if planning on using black powder load on my 45. I should be able to fill the case with black powder and leave enough room for a cardboard wad and the bullet.

45 ACP bullet used in bullseye shooting.

to mix and works well on bullets pushed to about 1,200 f.p.s. I use this alloy in all of my black powder cartridge loads with bullets from 212 grs. for the.

Hi Guys, What would be a clean burning powder for the .45 acp? I'm shooting these in a Marlin camp carbine and have been using win 231 and it's very very dirty. After shooting 30 or so rounds the action was so dirty I couldn't believe it.

My question is, if planning on using black powder load on my 45. I should be able to fill the case with black powder and leave enough room for a cardboard wad and the bullet. I know while reloading the sharps it is so important to leave no empty space in the case between the bullet and powder.

Post-Apocalypse Loads for the 1911: Black Powder 45ACP I use Bullseye powder exclusively for my 45ACP loads. Very accurate with the Hornady 230gn HAP bullet. I use w231 for all my 45 acp. I do a lot of bowling pin shoots and use the Ranier HP 230 grain copper plated.

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Black Powder .45 ACP. Posted June 14, 2010 in Pistols by Steve Johnson with 13 Comments Tags: .45, 1911, blackpowder, handguns, pistol. Recently did a Wild Bunch match where I used black powder 45acp loads, which isn't a new concept, seems darksiders have been doing this for years.

Recently did a Wild Bunch match where I used black powder 45acp loads, which isn’t a new concept, seems darksiders have been doing this for years. But was more curious to see what it felt like, and how the 1911 functioned.

13 thoughts on “Black Powder .45 ACP” Bora June 15, 2010 at 1:15 am

The Quick and the Dead – 45, M1917) was a U.S. six-shot revolver of .45 ACP.

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42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Jean Alexandre LeMat of.

45 acp? Any suggestions for magnum.

voluminous cartridges that were designed with black powder in mind, is the risk of double or triple charging a case without noticing. The best rule of thumb is.

Just a quick and fun video showcasing how a semi-automatic handgun can still function with black powder and black powder substitutes. Load data: -Winchester 45 ACP Brass -Hogdon Triple Seven FFFg.

WWIW, a 45 ACP case full of FFF in a .50 cal flintlock with a 41" barrel will put a patched ball through a 2-1/2" dry phone book at 20 feet. The original poster wasn't asking if there was any load data for .45 ACP using black powder, he was asking if it's possible to use it in that caliber, with the.