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Any reasons to NOT use large pistol magnum primers in a 1911?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Thirties, Mar 2, 2013.


  1. Thirties

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    Local store only has large pistol magnum primers in that size. Any reasons to not use them in me 1911 pistols? These are not race guns.

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    You would get a much better response to this question in the Reloading forum.No one in here actually shoots their 1911's.They are just for posting pretty internet pictures...:whistling:
     

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    I use them with a light BlueDot load, plated 230g bullet, no worries.
     
  4. brisk21

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    I wouldn't hesitate to use them for any .45 ACP gun. I believe that Winchesters large pistol primers apply to both magum and standard loads. That being said, I wouldn't use them on some ++++P+++++ load I worked up in my basement that is already close to blowing my guns apart!
     
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    How dare you sir! We 1911 shooters/reloaders are a proud people!! I just loaded up a big batch of .45 ACP 230gr ball rounds yesterday!! I shoot the snot out of my 1911!!!
     
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    Using a mag primer in any load can be ok, as long as you do it right. If you are loading at or near max, you should back it off a little and work back up with the mag primers. If you are loading a mouse fart load anyway, you dont have to worry about pressure.
     
  7. faawrenchbndr

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    You're just jealous cause you can't take a decent pic!
    You're a wanna-b-1911-posture-poster-ninja! :rofl:
     
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    I've used them a bunch of times with no issues, they should add 20-25 fps to the same load with standard primers.
     
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    I'm too busy shooting my 1911 to take pretty pictures of it...:tongueout:
     
  10. Thirties

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    I bought a 1m box of mag LP primers, and will start testing whenever the snow melts . . . thanks for the info!