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Old 01-13-2012, 05:25 PM   #21
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The whole idea of carrying a 45 is to get the stopping power of the larger, heavier bullet. Carrying a 45 loaded with light weight bullets is like owning a Porsche, with a 4 cylinder Chevy engine under the hood.
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Old 01-13-2012, 06:57 PM   #22
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The whole idea of carrying a 45 is to get the stopping power of the larger, heavier bullet. Carrying a 45 loaded with light weight bullets is like owning a Porsche, with a 4 cylinder Chevy engine under the hood.
Ditto that
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I confess, if I want to make a big hole, I like a heavy bullet to make it....JMHO. I shoot 230 grain FMJ's for practice and have just started using a Winchester SXZ Personal Protection round, 230 grain JHP for my CCW round when I carry my 1911.

I build my own practice loads to closely match my CCW rounds. That way everything feels the same and accuracy with either is as good as I can manage. I know the gun is more accurate than I am.
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i shoot mainly 230gr fmj for practice, but do shoot some 200gr and 185gr ammo if it happens to be on sale.
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