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Old 08-26-2011, 04:19 AM   #1
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I know not every gun enjoys the same ammo. With that said I was wondering what recommendations there might be for my 1911 (specifically hunting rounds)

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Old 08-26-2011, 01:18 PM   #2
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Not enough info. To obtain answer.

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Caliber?
Make of 1911?
What do you intend to hunt?

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Like the other guys said, not enough detail to be specific. Winchester, Remington, Federal, Hornady, CCI/Speer, Corbon, and etc make many defense loads and hunting rounds in .45 ACP. What are you hunting, how long of a barrel, what distance are shooting, what is the rate of twist on your 1911, cause my 1911 have shot everything from 165 grain hollow points to 230 ball.

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YOU have to find what YOUR gun likes
Lots of good 1911's dont like HP's
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my series 70 colt eats everything i find 230grn fmj to work awesome on rabbits and yotes. anything bigger like a deer... not a good round at all.

there really arent any good deer rounds for the 45acp.

now the 460 rowland conversion for 1911s thats a WHOLE other ball of bat turds ( i dont like the "wax" portion of that saying)

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IMO 230 would be moving to slow unless your right on top of it ie a deer unless your using +p ammo and then u have to consider if your 1911 can rock that style of ammo I'm no expert just my opinion is all

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The only chambering available in that platform worthy of hunting is 10mm.

But you'd better check minimum caliber requirements in your state.

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460 Rowland Conversion Kits for your 1911

Then get you some of these:

Cor-Bon Hunter Ammunition 460 Rowland 255 Grain Bonded Core Box of 20 - MidwayUSA

Then go hunting.

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460 ROWLAND Pistol & Handgun Ammunition

460 ROWLAND 255 gr. HC-FN 1300fps / 957ft. lbs.
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