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.45 ACP Reloading Data

 
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Warning! Notes: JHP = jacketed hollowpoint; FMJ = full metal jacket; SWC = semiwadcutter; RNL = roundnose lead. Test Guns: Colt Gold Cup National Match and Colt service automatics. Ruger Convertible revolver with 4-5/8-inch barrel used for velocity comparisons. Federal cases used throughout tests. Velocities chronographed with Oehler Model 31 Chronotach and Model 51 electronic screens; velocities taken at ten feet; screen spacing, ten feet. Accuracy Goals: (five-shot groups - sandbag rest) - one inch at fifty feet; three to four inches at fifty yards. (Handloader Issue 76)
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Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
185 Remington FMJ Alliant Bullseye Click Here 775
185 Hornady JHP Alliant Red Dot Click Here 904
185 Hornady JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 749
185 Hornady JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 832
185 Hornady JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 1,045
185 Hornady JHP Winchester W-231 Click Here 936
185 Hornady JHP Alcan AL-5 Click Here 911
185 Hornady JHP Alcan AL-8 Click Here 815
185 Hornady JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 975
185 Hornady JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 1,016
185 Sierra JHP Alliant Bullseye Click Here 886
185 Sierra JHP Alliant Red Dot Click Here 893
185 Sierra JHP IMR SR-7625 Click Here 857
185 Sierra JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 1,015
185 Sierra JHP Alliant Herco Click Here 932
185 Sierra JHP Alliant Herco Click Here 984
185 Sierra JHP IMR SR-4756 Click Here 1,034
185 Sierra JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 850
185 Sierra JHP Winchester W-630 Click Here 909
200 Speer JHP Alliant Bullseye Click Here 815
200 Speer JHP Alliant Red Dot Click Here 795
200 Speer JHP IMR SR-7625 Click Here 799
200 Speer JHP Winchester W-231 Click Here 850
200 Speer JHP Alliant Green Dot Click Here 910
200 Speer JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 933
200 Speer JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 1,000
200 Speer JHP Alliant Herco Click Here 900
200 Speer JHP Alliant Herco Click Here 955
200 Speer JHP IMR SR-4756 Click Here 796
200 Speer JHP IMR SR-4756 Click Here 890
200 Speer JHP IMR SR-4756 Click Here 945
200 Speer JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 827
200 Speer JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 898
200 Speer JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 933
225 Speer JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 804
225 Speer JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 932
225 Speer JHP Alliant Herco Click Here 868
225 Speer JHP Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 825
230 FMJ Alliant Unique Click Here 904
230 FMJ Alliant Herco Click Here 850
230 FMJ Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 857
240 Sierra JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 870
240 Sierra JHP Alliant Unique Click Here 900
180 Markell SWC Norma N-2020 Click Here 823
180 Markell SWC Norma N-2010 Click Here 996
180 Markell SWC Norma N-1010 Click Here 995
185 Speer SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 686
185 Speer SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 738
185 Speer SWC Alliant Red Dot Click Here 760
185 Speer SWC Winchester W-231 Click Here 753
185 Speer SWC IMR SR-7625 Click Here 761
185 Speer SWC Hodgdon HS-5 Click Here 734
185 Speer SWC Alcan AL-5 Click Here 713
190 Shur-X SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 790
190 Shur-X SWC Winchester W-231 Click Here 996
190 Shur-X SWC Alliant Unique Click Here 1,031
190 Shur-X SWC Alliant Herco Click Here 973
190 Shur-X SWC Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 995
200 Shur-X SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 683
200 Shur-X SWC Alliant Unique Click Here 992
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 832
200 Hornady SWC Norma N-1010 Click Here 813
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Red Dot Click Here 860
200 Hornady SWC Winchester W-231 Click Here 714
200 Hornady SWC Winchester W-231 Click Here 880
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Green Dot Click Here 858
200 Hornady SWC IMR PB Click Here 878
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Unique Click Here 824
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Unique Click Here 865
200 Hornady SWC IMR SR-7625 Click Here 770
200 Hornady SWC IMR SR-7625 Click Here 943
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Herco Click Here 842
200 Hornady SWC Alcan AL-5 Click Here 763
200 Hornady SWC Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 908
200 Hornady SWC Norma N-2020 Click Here 813
200 Speer SWC Norma R-1 Click Here 993
200 Speer SWC Hodgdon HP-38 Click Here 935
200 Speer SWC Alliant Unique Click Here 941
200 Speer SWC Alliant Herco Click Here 869
200 Speer SWC Alliant Herco Click Here 918
200 Speer SWC Alcan AL-5 Click Here 845
210 RCBS 45-201-KT SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 785
210 RCBS 45-201-KT SWC Alliant Unique Click Here 836
210 RCBS 45-201-KT SWC Alliant Herco Click Here 793
215 Markell SWC Alliant Bullseye Click Here 852
215 Markell SWC Alliant Red Dot Click Here 882
215 Markell SWC Winchester W-231 Click Here 769
230 Speer RNL Alliant Bullseye Click Here 724
230 Speer RNL Alliant Red Dot Click Here 766
230 Speer RNL Winchester W-231 Click Here 716
230 Speer RNL Hodgdon HP-38 Click Here 734
230 Speer RNL Norma N-2020 Click Here 763
230 Speer RNL Alliant Green Dot Click Here 818
230 Speer RNL IMR PB Click Here 831
230 Speer RNL Alliant Unique Click Here 771
230 Speer RNL Alliant Unique Click Here 959
230 Speer RNL Alliant Herco Click Here 756
230 Speer RNL Hodgdon HS-5 Click Here 773
230 Speer RNL Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 862
230 Speer RNL Alliant Blue Dot Click Here 944
235 Lyman 452400 RN Norma N-2020 Click Here 830
235 Lyman 452400 RN Alliant Unique Click Here 787
235 Lyman 452400 RN Alliant Herco Click Here 784
 

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