45ACP and 45LC
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Gear & Accessories > Ammunition & Reloading >

45ACP and 45LC

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-18-2013, 07:45 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
keas3's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 30
Default 45ACP and 45LC

Bought some hard cast RNFP let bullets to reload my 45 long colt. The bullets are 200g and . 452 dim. What I was wondering is if I can use those same bullets to reload .45ACP? Because I found reload data for 200g lead bullets just making sure before I make a batch.
keas3 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here

Old 01-18-2013, 07:54 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Reno,Texas
Posts: 10,211
Liked 6579 Times on 3639 Posts
Likes Given: 27929


I think they use the same bullet. .45 ACP uses a .452 bullet too.
texaswoodworker is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 08:05 PM   #3
Supporting Member
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
25-5's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: 1945
Posts: 2,866
Liked 1074 Times on 747 Posts
Likes Given: 294


For the ACP I wold stop at 230 grain. I use the 255 grain RN lead in my 25-5.
"...from my cold dead hands" Charlton Heston & NRA
"He which hath no stomach to this fight,/ Let him depart." Henry V
Its the size of the hole & where you put it.
25-5 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 03:35 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
JonM's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester WI,Rochester WI
Posts: 19,429
Liked 6999 Times on 3714 Posts
Likes Given: 530


yes you can use them. as stated above by 25-5 dont use anything over 230grain for 45acp
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." L. Neil Smith

The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...

"I crapped my pants to avoid the draft!!" -Ted Nugent
JonM is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2013, 11:13 PM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
locutus's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 12,076
Liked 8645 Times on 4677 Posts
Likes Given: 8467


Originally Posted by JonM View Post
yes you can use them. as stated above by 25-5 dont use anything over 230grain for 45acp
That's a good rule of thumb. I've experimented with 255 SWC in a 1917 .45 ACP revolver, but it gained nothing useful.

IME, the 200 Gr SWC is a very good all around target and plinking bullet for both ACP and Colt.
I didn't fight to defend your freedom so you could vote to take away mine.

"A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill."
locutus is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2013, 11:21 PM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Rick1967's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Clifton,Colorado
Posts: 4,608
Liked 2241 Times on 1227 Posts
Likes Given: 1421


I have used 255 grain round nose flat point. I have used them in my 1911 and in my 45 colt. They work quite well for me.
Romans 1:16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.
Rick1967 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
>45LC Loads pmanton Revolver Handguns 3 02-27-2012 04:08 AM
45Mag/45ACP/44Mag/44Spl/45LC Multi Cal jwphillips2 Revolver Handguns 3 03-23-2011 07:06 PM
T/C Contender .45LC/.410 BillAK General Handgun Discussion 11 09-03-2009 04:07 AM
Good .45LC load chorst294 Revolver Handguns 0 04-24-2008 03:19 AM
45lc Mr45 Revolver Handguns 10 12-01-2007 03:35 AM

Newest Threads