Can You Use Large Magnum Primers In 45 Acp

Can you use magnum primers in standard cartridges and vice versa? When it come to regular or magnum primers, it's always best to use the primers recommended in the reloading data. 45 acp Large Primer vs Small Primer Test. I load 20 rounds each of small, large & small magnum primers.

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So what's the difference in performance between .45 ACP handloads using Large Pistol versus Small Pistol primers? I had always assumed there couldn't be too much, or shooters would notice and avoid the Small Pistol primer factory loads, but I'd never taken the time to experiment and compare ballistic.

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I have been aware by just being on here that 45 acp can have small or large primers. This was information I just absorbed and moved on due to not yet having a 45. I am now getting serious about adopting one and recalled this what seemed to be strange regarding different sized primers.

The story behind small primers in .45 ACP The thumbnail version is the .45 ACP with small primers were made to reduce lead on firing ranges by using primers that use DDNP (you can read the long name in the paper) this is also sometimes referred to as Diazole or Dinol, instead of Lead Styphnate primers commonly used.

Anyone have experience with magnum primers in this caliber? I can't guess how many rounds I have loaded but I have two 45s that have digested well over 10,000 rounds each. I use WLP because the pistol primers don't pierce: 1) 45acp in my Para Ord P10 at loads beyond 45 Super 2).

You're Winchester large pistol primers are already rated for standard or magnum pistol loads. The April, 2016 issue of Shooting Times page 12, "Shooter's Update"/"Standard or Magnum Primers" carries the question from a reader regarding the use of small pistol primers for .45 ACP, ". . . Do I use Small Pistol or Small Pistol Magnum primers?

Can you use large rifle primers in 45acp cases? No. Can you use magnum large rifle primers in 243 loads? Reloading can you use large rifle primers in 44 mag pistol brass? Rifle primers are usually made of harder metal, and may not fire from the lighter strike of a handgun firing pin.

Can I use Large Pistol Magnum primers in 45 acp? Ideally I would be using large pistol primers, but as I'm running low on them, and am having difficulty finding an online vendor with any in-stock, I'm wondering if I can use my surplus (close to 4000 that I no longer have a use for) of CCI LPM.

The .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), or .45 Auto (11.43×23mm) is a handgun cartridge designed by John Moses Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic pistol.

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45 acp Large Primer vs Small Primer Test Five Ways I Make Reduced Ammunition Loads – This is an area that you can experiment in, just be sure you understand the characteristics of the powder being used. One way to reduce loads is to use a shorter case. Shown: 45-60.

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Some people use magnum primers with all their loads , 2013 had a lot of us Something else to consider.

I have a challenge seating 45ACP primers.

3-4 high When I started in this hobby in 2008 there was a shortage in primers The only primers I could get were large pistol magnum.

I have a box of CCI 350 primers and was wondering if anyone has made up a load for the 45 ACP for them. I heard the CCI's were a pretty powerfull primer in the magnum pistol but they are non-returnable so i either have to find a load for the 45 or buy another pistol (not a bad idea).

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Is there any danger in using the magnum primers in the .45 auto? If you're worried about it drop down to 3.5 gr and shoot away. If your 45 has a lighter mainspring, which is often used in conjunction with a You do know you can pull the bullets and reuse the components if something did.

Steve, I personally use Win which labels theirs 'large pistol for standard or Magnum pistol loads'.

I know guys who use CCI Magnum primers for .45 ACP without issue, I'd definately drop the charge back a little if I had to use something different than what I had been useing. Crpdeth

This is a discussion on Magnum Pistol Primers for 45ACP within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; Can I Depends on which powders you are using, if it is small charges of fast burning then all you need are regular primers, now for large charges of slower.