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...in the very near future.


This standard pressure load looks like it might be just the thing for folks with the snub .45 ACP revolvers. We'll see.

Corbon lists this at 1050 ft/sec nominal velocity.

I have only one .45 ACP revolver and it has a 5" bbl, but we'll see what shakes out over the chronograph, how it groups and in relation to 230 or heavier bullets, and of course, expands.

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I've got a five inch 625-2 Model of 1988.

I much prefer using Auto Rim cases to those pesky fullmoon clips with ACP cases.

A 160 gr bullet at 1050 fps would be an effective self defense round in the N frame .45 IMO.

But what I would really like to see is a factory loaded Auto Rim loaded to +P pressure with the 230 gr Speer Gold Dot. One can always hope.....


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i dont have a revolver in .45acp because of the use or uselessness of the moon clips.....but i imagine a speed loader made for a N frame in .45colt would work for these rimmed rounds, i might just have to look at the acp revolvers.....
 

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I've got a five inch 625-2 Model of 1988.

I much prefer using Auto Rim cases to those pesky fullmoon clips with ACP cases.

A 160 gr bullet at 1050 fps would be an effective self defense round in the N frame .45 IMO.

But what I would really like to see is a factory loaded Auto Rim loaded to +P pressure with the 230 gr Speer Gold Dot. One can always hope.....
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There are way too many old guns out there that cannot take the punishment of a +P load. It would be a liability nightmare for an ammunition manufacturer to make it. It is extremely difficult to get any hollow point bullet to expand due to the very low SAAMI pressure for the 45 AR cartridge. The X bullet is pretty unique in it's construction in that it will expand at a very low velocity with this 45 caliber 160 gr bullet.

Really looking forward to your test results Stephen!
 

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i dont have a revolver in .45acp because of the use or uselessness of the moon clips.....but i imagine a speed loader made for a N frame in .45colt would work for these rimmed rounds, i might just have to look at the acp revolvers.....
HKS makes a speedloader for the .45AR. Model 25-M If buying one used be aware that the dash letter isn't stamped on the knob.

Their model 25-5 is for the .45 Colt.

Hope this helps some.

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Pat
 
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