Got my .452 sizer in. Loaded up some lee 450 200 1R made for the 44 black powder revolver and some lee 452 200 swc the lee H&G copy all loaded with bullseye from 4 to 4.6 gr. The black powder bullet seemed to shoot a little better. Trying some other bullets berrys plated ,h & g copy of some sort some hard cast I got gave to me 185 gr swc and some…[Read more]
Just got my 45 die in so I loaded around 150 up last night of 230 gr rn fmj . I loaded up just two of my lead bullet up and they are to big to chamber. They go in almost all the way then stop short. I kind of thought they would do this. I got some sizers and other stuff coming so will size the lead bullets and will be good to go. Will let you know…[Read more]
Just got a Springfield full size mill spec 45 acp . What are some of your good loads besides 5 gr of bullseye with the 230 tc lee bullet. Thinking of getting the lee tc bullet and the 200 lee copy of H&G 68. Thanks
This is there standard Springfield 1911 45 acp mill spec model. 5 in barrel full size with parkerized finish. Shot it with fmj’s and shoots really good at 10 and 15 yards. Got a free gave to me 45 acp lee die. Only problem it is a .003 under die. .003 smaller than normal or regular die. So I don’t think a fmj will be a problem but loading lead…[Read more]
Finally got me a Springfield 45 acp 1911. What are some of the bullet molds you all use. Been looking at all the lee molds and can’t decide which one to get. I like my tc lee mold in 9 mm and 40 so the 45 should be good. What do u all think of the tl lee bullet mold?I have the regular lube grove bullet not the tumble lube version. Also there c…[Read more]
Shot it again and I really like it.Went out to 15 and 25 yards . 15 yards I did decent but at 25 I need more practice. The group was 7 to 8 in. It’s nice and mild shooting. Need to get more brands of ammo to try out and also get a die so I can reload for it.