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Old 06-01-2010, 18:39   #26
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Go with a round nose and add a touch more crimp.

I load all my 45 ACP ammo to 1.245 for an OAL.

1.120 is more for 9x19 and 40.
and that is waaaay on the short side. what's wrong with the factory 1.272?
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Old 06-02-2010, 13:20   #27
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and that is waaaay on the short side. what's wrong with the factory 1.272?
An OAL of 1.245" is not short. OAL is very bullet specific. To get a round to work @ SAAMI max 1.272", it has to be a RNFMJ. Most SWC or TC need to be shorter to not engage the rifling. I load most of my 45acp, regardless of bullet style, between 1.220" (TC) & 1.260" RNL).
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