With the continuing ammunition shortage going on here in Central Ohio (and everywhere else I presume). I have begun hand-loading my range ammo for the .45 ACP. Which both my Kimber Pro Carry, and my Colt 1911 both shoot.
The first choice to make was what bullet? In this case, I chose the .45 cal Nosler Sporting Handgun Bullet in 230gr weight. I ended up going with the Full Metal Jacket flat-nose, since the jacketed hollow-point was out of stock.
I was able to pick up 200 Remington .45 ACP brass at the local gun shop, those will serve as the starting point to this batch of bullets.
For primers, I still have a BUNCH of the CCI 300 Large Pistol Primers laying around, so I’ll use those here as well.
For powder, I’m going to use two different ones. I’m going to load 100 rounds using Hodgdon Clays Smokeless Powder;
And then load another 100 rounds using Alliant’s Unique Smokeless powder.
I was able to get these 200 rounds loaded quickly, now off to the range to see how they feed and shoot!
I’m not going to publish my loads here I’ll refer you to you reloading manual.
Expect a full range report on how well they shot!
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