Loading 45 Acp Shotshells

45 ACP rounds. Firing the gun felt great.

a proper pistol vice and hundreds more rounds of ammunition. But I’m a reloading virgin looking to get the basics using a guide from a trusted.

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A .45 ACP Shotshell that DOESN'T Jam!!! It was another beautiful day at the range. The temperature was in the mid-60's; no wind; not a cloud in the sky. We were now caught flat-footed. All three of us had been working for several months on developing consistent target loads for our handguns and had.

Double Tap 45 Acp Derringer 45 caliber, 2-.32 caliber (one a Colt revolver. There was a smattering of inexpensive pistols such as Bryco, Raven, a Cobra .22 Derringer and the possible Phoenix. Those were only five of the total. Oct 23, 2016  · Testing my newly acquired DoubleTap 45 ACP Derringer, to see how it compares to my DoubleTap 9 mm

Final installment of DIY 45 ACP shotshells with NO special dies to buy, no dies for a caliber you don't own or shoot. Everything is reclaimed, homemade.

Making 45 ACP Shotshells (RCBS shotshell dies) Feb 23, 2013  · Making 45acp shotshells (My Way) If this is your first visit,

There is an article in handloaders digest 11th edition showing how to make and load the rounds with the rcbs dies using a 410 wad with shotcup, no reason it would not work with the OP’s cases.

Years ago I had a commercial 45 ACP shot shell die set that I sold. Before selling.

I've also read about forming .45 ACP shotshell cases from rifle cartridges (cut-down .308 brass, for example), in order to create a case profile that mimics a loaded .45 ACP round, to enable reliable cycling in .45 ACP semiautomatic pistols.

45 ACP Shotshells are really a fun round. Essentially a mini shotgun shell for your 45 ACP Semi-Auto handgun. 45 ACP Shotshells can be formed from various source cartridges but, 308 Winchester is a good choice. 30-06 would work but should be avoided due.

What is .45 ACP Ammo? The .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP), also known as the .45 Auto, is a caliber of ammunition designed by John Moses Browning in 1905. The standard ammo design holds a 230 grain (gr) lead bullet that travels at an impressive 830 feet per second (fps).

We tried several brands of 45 Colt ammunition from Aguila (200 grain Lead Flat Nose) to Winchester Silvertip (225 grain Silver Tip Hollow Point). The Cowboy loads made a 3-4.

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I recently aquired an old (but in like new condition) set of 45 ACP shotshell reloading dies, made by RCBS. Does anyone have any information on these, such as load data, and what materials to use? What's best to use to cover the shot.

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Sep 26, 2017  · Speer makes factory 45 ACP shotshells that have the shape of a bullet that will feed from magazines. The factory Speer 45 ACP shotshells feeds and cycles my Glock 21. I tested a capsule followed by a 230gr load and another capsule. Worked well. If you need snake loads for a 45 ACP just buy a pack of 10 Speer shot factory.

Slap me if I’m wrong, but the .45 shotshell has less room for powder than a standard .45 ACP, once you account for the wad and shot column. So the powder column is shorter than the regular pistol load and, on top of that, you press the wad down on top of the powder (the article suggests the use of a small hammer), which ensures 100% load.

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The full-house rounds also get .44 Magnum performance with about 80 percent of the chamber pressure. Mileage will vary but the prevailing wisdom seems to be that a stout .44 Mag produces about 38,000 psi, while the .45 Colt will only generate around 25,000 psi to send a bullet downrange at more than 1200 fps.

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Since .22 is still hard to get, and 9mm is still fairly cheap, I thought that having a 9mm rifle might be a fun thing to have. Having several cases of cheap 9mm, it would seem.

45 ACP Shotshells are really a fun round. Essentially a mini shotgun shell for your 45 ACP Semi-Auto handgun. 45 ACP Shotshells can be formed from various source cartridges but, 308 Winchester is a good choice. 30-06 would work but should be avoided due to the potential for extractor breakage on.

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Is the 38 Ballard Extra Long a 38 cal or a 35? I seem to recall reading in the "Black Powder Cartridge News" that the 357 Max is a dead ringer for the 35 Maynard.

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The dies for forming the cases and reloading this .45 ACP shot shells are available from RCBS, but are a bit pricey. Remington and CCI both offer factory loaded .45 ACP shot shells for occasional users who can’t justify the expenditure of time and money to set up and make their own. Last edited on Fri Apr 23rd, 2010 01:35 pm by Ed Harris

The pro has a simple case feeder but it works really well and it has auto indexing and it only feeds primers if a case is present. It's a fast and easy press to use and it's simple so i don't understand why so many people seem to have problems with them.

Dec 01, 2015  · I’ve done some successful shotshell reloading in .38 spl and .44 mag using Speer shot capsules. I’ve also read about forming .45 ACP shotshell cases from rifle cartridges (cut-down .308 brass, for example), in order to create a case profile that mimics a loaded .45 ACP round, to enable reliable cycling in .45 ACP semiautomatic pistols.

What is .45 ACP Ammo? The .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP), also known as the .45 Auto, is a caliber of ammunition designed by John Moses Browning in 1905. The standard ammo design holds a 230 grain (gr) lead bullet that travels at an impressive 830 feet per second (fps).

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