Factory target 45ACP?


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Nathaniel Firethorn
October 8, 2003, 12:04 PM
Hi, all,

Who makes good .45ACP target loads for the guy who's too lazy to reload?

Thanks,
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foghornl
October 8, 2003, 01:22 PM
My experiences only, Your Mileage Will Vary:

Sellier & Bellot, Czech made, pretty good ammo for practice.

USA Brand, Also Known As Winchester white box...good stuff 100-round "Value Pack" at Wal-mart about $19.97 per box of 100

Magtech...good stuff, sometimes on sale at local stores of $12/50

Save your brass...Commercial Reloader near me does a good job. National Bullet Company, Eastlake, OH. about $8 per 50 for 230-gr ball

www.NationalBullet.com

RWK
October 8, 2003, 01:47 PM
After I can't count how many thousands of .45 ACP rounds fired, for general target and plinking I suggest (all 230 grain ball):
S&B
Winchester White Box (Winchester USA)
Federal American Eagle (my personal favorite)
Fiocchi
Georgia Arms

I would not recommend:
Wolf
Remington UMC

Sean Smith
October 8, 2003, 03:58 PM
If you mean "real" target shooting for accuracy, Federal Gold Medal Match. Winchester Super-Match and Remington's metal case wadcutter match ammo would be worth a look too.

If you mean blasting for fun, the best cheap bulk stuff I've tried is S&B in .45 ACP and 9x19.

BigG
October 8, 2003, 04:07 PM
I took it to mean REAL target ammo. 230 grain WCMC, also.

RWK
October 8, 2003, 04:09 PM
Sean is right. I should have read the question with greater care and not assumed "fun target" (versus "real target") work.

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