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What ammo do you use in your 1911?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by LarryD1130, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. LarryD1130

    LarryD1130

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    I recently got a Ruger SR1911 and I need some hollow points for when I carry it. I have used and carry various types of ammo. For my .38 I have Critical Defense in it, for my 9mm I am using Speer Gold Dots, and in my Glock 23 I am using Federal HST's.

    What defense ammo do you use in your 1911's?
     
  2. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Remington Golden Sabers 230
    Winchester T series 230
    Hornady Zombie Max 185's

    :cool:
     

  3. bac1023

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    I carry Golden Sabers.
     
  4. CMG

    CMG

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    I don't carry a .45 very often, but when I do, it's usually a compact, so I opt for a bit less bullet weight to keep the velocity up. I carry either:

    CCI Blazer 200 JHPs
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    Fiocchi 200 XTP HPs
     
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  6. LarryD1130

    LarryD1130

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    Keep em coming guys. Thanks for the info.
     
  7. Arvinator

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    The 1911 I now have is a just issued ithaca, will get it worked over and carry the round I always use in my .45 pistols: Federal 230 Hydra-Shoks. Same point/print as cheaper ball for practice, good results in what I have shot into from test to deer.
     
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    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Reloads with 185 grain Nolser hollow points.
     
  9. jb1911

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    I also carry my 1911 loaded with Federal 230 Hydra-Shoks.
     
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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    WWB for practice, PDX1 bonded for carry. Will try Gold Dots next. All 230gr.
     
  11. freedom790

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    230 grain golden sabers for carry. My own reloads for practice.
     
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    Any JHP load from any well known maker is fine with me. I think they are all 90% equal at the end of the day. Pick one based on price, availability or a pretty box and run with them :) I am using PDXs right now because I got a good price on them.

    I am also fine with FMJs in .45 ACP. I am not picky :)
     
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    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    230 gr. JHP Bonded Personal Protection
     
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    this or 230gr federal HS

    Wwb for practice
     
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  16. ColCol

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    What ammo? Good grief....so many good ones.

    230 gr GDHP
    230 gr Ranger T
    230 gr Federal HST
     
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    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    This.
     
  18. Bodyarmorguy

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    Most commonly Remington 230g Bonded Golden Sabers, but I am comfortable with most any modern so called High Tec rounds.....Ranger T-Series, Hydra Shok, Gold Dot, etc.
     
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    Speer Gold dot JHP for SD and Remington UMC for practice. I use Aguila ammo for my .22 conversion kit:supergrin:
     
  20. BulldawgGlock

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    Speer Gold Dot Hollow Point, or Remington Golden Sabre. Both in 230 gr..