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Forum: Ammo & Reloading

A forum to discuss your favorite ammo or ask question on anything related to ammo.
All ammo-related questions should be posted here, irrespective of the M1911 you intend to use them in.
Only questions about calibers related to the 1911 should be posted in here.

  1.   Sticky Threads  

  2. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Collecting Dimensions - Bullet Data

    Started by Hawkmoon, 8th January 2010 17:18
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 112
    • Views: 37,056
    10th July 2020, 23:58 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bullet dimensions, anyone?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 20th June 2020 19:30
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 635
    21st June 2020, 11:50 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Blue Dot Powder Warning

    Started by DarkStar11, 25th July 2008 20:33
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 27,809
    22nd May 2010, 21:10 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ammunition/Ballistic stickies.

    Started by Hunter, 21st February 2008 17:53
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 17,426
    8th March 2009, 18:59 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Unique recall

    Started by Hunter, 23rd September 2008 19:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 9,038
    23rd September 2008, 19:38 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ammo nomenclature

    Started by John, 14th October 2005 14:57
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 12,772
    14th October 2005, 14:57 Go to last post
  8.   Normal Threads  

  1. Question Primers escaping my press

    Started by Murray, 28th October 2021 22:38
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 213
    2nd November 2021, 12:34 Go to last post
  2. Question 460 Rowland case gauge

    Started by markthenewf, 19th September 2021 13:17
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 516
    26th September 2021, 22:18 Go to last post
  3. Loads for the old USGI 1911s

    Started by BrandonNM, 7th September 2021 10:50
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 292
    19th September 2021, 13:03 Go to last post
  4. Loading plated vs copper jacketed bullets

    Started by .45s r best, 2nd July 2021 14:20
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 690
    18th September 2021, 20:26 Go to last post
  5. Current reloading component shortages

    Started by .45s r best, 25th April 2021 16:49
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,358
    7th September 2021, 10:22 Go to last post
  6. Question Hot Loads?

    Started by paleojack01, 23rd August 2021 22:59
    2 Pages
    1 2
    hot load
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 735
    3rd September 2021, 21:31 Go to last post
  7. My reloads and the pistol failing to return to battery

    Started by MuyModesto, 11th August 2021 16:55
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 731
    22nd August 2021, 22:29 Go to last post
  8. Lee Classic Turret Press

    Started by PolyKahr, 13th July 2021 20:37
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 356
    14th July 2021, 21:57 Go to last post
  9. Shrimp of a ‘Crimp’ and the effects ,,,,,

    Started by 1944P, 22nd May 2021 10:53
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 877
    4th June 2021, 21:04 Go to last post
  10. Question Ammo for the CMP 1911

    Started by Bruce Baldwin, 12th February 2021 12:55
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 763
    14th February 2021, 19:26 Go to last post
  11. Annealing Brass

    Started by .45s r best, 30th January 2021 07:05
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 802
    3rd February 2021, 11:25 Go to last post
  12. Steel cases

    Started by scattershot, 20th September 2020 00:06
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 812
    30th January 2021, 10:52 Go to last post
  13. Powder Measures

    Started by .45s r best, 18th October 2020 17:38
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,555
    7th January 2021, 17:34 Go to last post
  14. Oh, really?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 14th December 2018 23:14
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 4,791
    30th December 2020, 08:48 Go to last post
  15. Reloading Mistake

    Started by niemi24s, 26th October 2020 22:09
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,041
    31st October 2020, 19:36 Go to last post
  16. Winchester .45 FMJ

    Started by .45s r best, 15th October 2020 19:09
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,403
    26th October 2020, 12:31 Go to last post
  17. Super Vel .45 ACP

    Started by Norton, 4th October 2020 17:08
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 579
    5th October 2020, 11:59 Go to last post
  18. Lee Carbide Factory Crimp Die

    Started by paleojack01, 23rd September 2020 23:06
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,997
    3rd October 2020, 10:07 Go to last post
  19. FMJ Ave JHP usage in 1911 45

    Started by LeeR1911, 4th July 2020 14:08
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,322
    3rd September 2020, 15:35 Go to last post
  20. Does anyone here reload .30-30 and/or .22 Hornet?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 16th August 2020 13:48
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 754
    23rd August 2020, 18:49 Go to last post

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