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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.

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

    Started by Hawkmoon, 8th January 2010 16:18
    12 Pages
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bullet dimensions, anyone?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 20th June 2020 18:30
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 527
    21st June 2020, 10:50 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Blue Dot Powder Warning

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

    Started by Hunter, 21st February 2008 16:53
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    8th March 2009, 17:59 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Unique recall

    Started by Hunter, 23rd September 2008 18:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 8,880
    23rd September 2008, 18:38 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ammo nomenclature

    Started by John, 14th October 2005 13:57
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  8.   Normal Threads  

  1. Lee Classic Turret Press

    Started by PolyKahr, 13th July 2021 19:37
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 66
    14th July 2021, 20:57 Go to last post
  2. Loading plated vs copper jacketed bullets

    Started by .45s r best, 2nd July 2021 13:20
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 145
    12th July 2021, 14:17 Go to last post
  3. Current reloading component shortages

    Started by .45s r best, 25th April 2021 15:49
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 763
    2nd July 2021, 18:22 Go to last post
  4. Shrimp of a ‘Crimp’ and the effects ,,,,,

    Started by 1944P, 22nd May 2021 09:53
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 407
    4th June 2021, 20:04 Go to last post
  5. Question Ammo for the CMP 1911

    Started by Bruce Baldwin, 12th February 2021 11:55
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 525
    14th February 2021, 18:26 Go to last post
  6. Annealing Brass

    Started by .45s r best, 30th January 2021 06:05
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 522
    3rd February 2021, 10:25 Go to last post
  7. Steel cases

    Started by scattershot, 19th September 2020 23:06
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 643
    30th January 2021, 09:52 Go to last post
  8. Powder Measures

    Started by .45s r best, 18th October 2020 16:38
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,204
    7th January 2021, 16:34 Go to last post
  9. Oh, really?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 14th December 2018 22:14
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,935
    30th December 2020, 07:48 Go to last post
  10. Reloading Mistake

    Started by niemi24s, 26th October 2020 21:09
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 801
    31st October 2020, 18:36 Go to last post
  11. Winchester .45 FMJ

    Started by .45s r best, 15th October 2020 18:09
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,045
    26th October 2020, 11:31 Go to last post
  12. Super Vel .45 ACP

    Started by Norton, 4th October 2020 16:08
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 424
    5th October 2020, 10:59 Go to last post
  13. Lee Carbide Factory Crimp Die

    Started by paleojack01, 23rd September 2020 22:06
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,490
    3rd October 2020, 09:07 Go to last post
  14. FMJ Ave JHP usage in 1911 45

    Started by LeeR1911, 4th July 2020 13:08
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,064
    3rd September 2020, 14:35 Go to last post
  15. Does anyone here reload .30-30 and/or .22 Hornet?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 16th August 2020 12:48
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 609
    23rd August 2020, 17:49 Go to last post
  16. "Pet Load" for SAECO #058 215gr. SWC?

    Started by Kosh75287, 1st August 2020 09:34
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 392
    12th August 2020, 17:14 Go to last post
  17. Have you ever wondered how .22 ammo is made?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 5th May 2020 16:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 482
    7th May 2020, 06:52 Go to last post
  18. Can't get my powder measure to stabilize

    Started by PolyKahr, 11th January 2018 17:16
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 4,229
    28th April 2020, 12:42 Go to last post
  19. Brass Resizing Situation - Step in Diameter

    Started by paleojack01, 10th April 2020 20:16
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,328
    18th April 2020, 19:41 Go to last post
  20. Brass Discoloration with WSF Powder

    Started by paleojack01, 1st April 2020 21:05
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,058
    9th April 2020, 15:10 Go to last post

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