quick question: cheap .45 FMJ ?

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  1. Mark_Mark
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    anybody got a source for cheap .45 acp FMJ ball bullets?

    thanks!
     
  2. lordpaxman

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    If you’re looking for an FMJ, and not a plated, RMR has a decent one. I’ve used Montana golds before but that was before I learned of RMR. Good luck.
     
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    Nereloading.com has 250 for 49.99 on there website. 230 grain FMJ.
     
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    Precision Delta has 230gr FMJs in stock for $152/1000. Good bullets.
     
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    thanks! exactly what I’m looking for
     
  6. Lennyjoe

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    XTreme, Berry’s, RMR to name a few.
     
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    Everglades has some in stock as well.
     
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    I load a lot of 45ACP, why are you going with FMJ? Just nosy.
     
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    i don’t know, it what my finicky Colt likes
     
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    I picked up some Berry's plated 230gr RN from PV last week, usually a bit cheaper than FMJ.
    Those Armscor FMJ look good. I will try them next time I need some.
     
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    Any particular reason you want FMJ? The cheapest I use to shoot was Berry's plated.

    I shoot mainly MBC BE#1 and BE#2, coated or not. 45acp is not known for causing leading in a barrel, just run the soft BHN 9-10 and you want have any problem. All it takes to clean my barrel is a couple of patches on a jag.
     
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    no reason, my colt just feed round ball fmj well. don’t feel like re-testing and such
     
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    Another good option is a Hitek coated bullet from somewhere like Acme. Your gun will never know the difference. But your wallet certainly will.
     
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    my Colt hates coated bullets, it gets stuck in the chamber and I had to use a hammer to punch the slide back to remove a live stuck round
     
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    +1 on Precision Delta. I use their 9mm JHP for range use with excellent results. Also a fan of their 148gn .38 wadcutters.
     
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    Xtreme and Berry's are plated, not FMJ.
     
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    I had once started thr process of pressing bottle caps into jackets. It never got to the completion stage.
     
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    True that.
     
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    WOW! that’s great prices
     
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    They do have great prices, but it's hard to catch them in stock.
     
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    I’m going to wait them out!
     
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  25. Mike44

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    Not FMJ but I use the grooveless 230gr. coated 45 ACP bullets from Missouri Bullet Co. $55.50 per 500 + shipping. These have worked flawlessly in my 45 ACP Springfield 1911 Range Officer.
     
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