Reloading 45 Acp Primer Size

I have only large primer 45 ACP brass but in thinking about it I really would not want to deal with keeping the two primer size cases sorted. I have enough issues getting 380 ACP cases mixed in with my 9×19 cases. Pick a size and stick with it although during these days and times, I think large primer 45 ACP cases are more common.

I am starting to reload .45 ACP. I may buy some new brass to load myself. In adding the .45 ACP to my reloading regimen, should I be getting large pistol primer or small pistol primer brass? When all is said and done, is the any advantage to me one way or the other (other than the price difference in the primers)?

Loads for .45 ACP: Photo from Mark Curtis New 2012 note on .45 ACP cases using small pistol primers vs. the large pistol primers. Not long ago shooters began to report brass that had a small pistol primer pocket instead of the traditional large, due to the use of a more "green" environment primer.

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380 ACP (95 gr.), 9 mm Luger (147 gr.), .40 S&W (180 gr.) and .45 ACP (230 gr.). Browning made the decision.

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This is a discussion on 45 ACP Primers, what's the difference? within the Reloading forums, part of the Firearm Forum category; This may be a stupid question, so bear with me.

I have some 45 ACP brass that have small primer pockets. Is there any precautions that should be taken when reloading them? When I reload 45 ACP rounds I use 230 gn FMJ. Normally I use Winchester brass and for the past couple of years I have been using X-treme 230 gn RN plated.

The caliber choices have been the always popular .45 Colt, .357 Magnum, though the early Vaquero.

You have to understand with a single action revolver that reloading is going to be slower, much.

This is a discussion on Blazer 45ACP Brass primer size within the Reloading forums, part of the Firearm Forum category; On a recent range trip I discovered a big pile of once fired blazer brass heaped up on the shooting table with a note that.

.45 ACP Primer Size. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Doublehelix, May 28, 2017. I am just getting into reloading .45 ACP after loading only 9mm and rifle rounds for a long time.

Press Selection for Reloading .45 ACP Ammunition. From here, you're going to need a press. To load in volume, you need a progressive press. Just how fast a model you buy is a decision between you and your wallet.

This video is part 4 in my series Reloading 101 for 45 ACP, where I discuss Sizing and Decapping the cases as well as cleaning the primer pockets.

At the end of the casing is the primer. When you pull the trigger it drops a hammer on the primer, the primer ignites the gunpowder in the shell casing, which forces a rapid expansion of gasses that.

I reload 45 ACP cartridges. In my case, I group the 45 cases by brand. I use, say, Remington cases for 230-gr hollow-points; PMC cases for 185-gr All of my 45 loads so far have used CCI # 300 (Large Pistol Primers). __ Now I am down to the Federal cases. I am finding that 1/3 of them use small pistol.

Handguns chambered in .45 ACP are popular for suppressed use as the .45 is inherently subsonic To be sure, it's not reloadable, but for those without a reloading bench that's a negligible black eye Reloaders should be aware that these cartridges use brass cases with small size non-corrosive.

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In this video I'll show you some interesting things about the .45 ACP. Small pistol primers in the newer ones.

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Why the Charter Arms Pitbull is the ideal 9mm revolver for backup/off-duty – 45 acp in case that’s your preference of caliber.

These polymer strips hold six to eight rounds in a flat, concealable format for easy and fumble-free reloading. Unloading the Pitbull is just as.

For reloading purposes there is no contest the Boxer wins hands down. A simple decapping pin removes the spent primer while a special tool is needed for the Berdan. It is a slow process to remove it though it isn’t any harder to prime the Berdan as long as you can find the right primer size and have the correct tool.

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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 data.

I just hit a snag. I pulled a 45 out of storage to work up some plinkers for the winter months. (cant stand losing my 10mm brass in the snow) I remembered the primer size thing when I grabbed my box of brass, labeled "large/small" primers. so I sorted out large primers without thinking about it, no big deal.