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Loads for .45 ACP

Posted: July 31, 2010 in Reloading

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.45 ACP reloading table

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Here is basic loading data for several popular combinations of powder and bullets:

Cartridge Load Data

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Bullet Weight (Gr.) Powder Bullet Dia. C.O.L. Grs. Vel. (ft/s) Pressure Grs. Vel. (ft/s) Pressure
180 GR. LFP Longshot .452″ 1.140″ 6.5 788 9,800 CUP 8.0 1015 16,900 CUP
180 GR. LFP 800-X .452″ 1.140″ 7.2 925 13,100 CUP 8.0 1031 16,800 CUP
180 GR. LFP SR 4756 .452″ 1.140″ 7.6 919 12,900 CUP 8.4 1047 16,900 CUP
180 GR. LFP HS-6 .452″ 1.140″ 7.8 805 10,900 CUP 9.0 961 16,600 CUP
180 GR. LFP AutoComp .452″ 1.140″ 6.8 903 12,800 CUP 7.6 1008 16,500 CUP
180 GR. LFP Universal .452″ 1.140″ 5.3 755 11,100 CUP 6.4 1019 17,600 CUP
180 GR. LFP WSF .452″ 1.140″ 6.6 887 12,200 CUP 7.3 1003 16,500 CUP
180 GR. LFP 231/HP-38 .452″ 1.140″ 5.0 778 11,300 CUP 6.0 950 16,800 CUP
180 GR. LFP SR 7625 .452″ 1.140″ 6.7 928 14,100 CUP 7.4 1024 17,800 CUP
180 GR. LFP PB .452″ 1.140″ 5.4 885 12,900 CUP 6.0 976 16,300 CUP
180 GR. LFP WST .452″ 1.140″ 4.4 846 13,300 CUP 4.9 912 16,100 CUP
180 GR. LFP Trail Boss .452″ 1.140″ 3.5 664 7,100 CUP 5.0 852 13,700 CUP
180 GR. LFP Titegroup .452″ 1.140″ 4.2 771 10,200 CUP 5.2 946 16,600 CUP
180 GR. LFP 700-X .452″ 1.140″ 5.0 903 13,300 CUP 5.6 982 16,000 CUP
180 GR. LFP Clays .452″ 1.140″ 3.8 783 11,600 CUP 4.5 910 16,700 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC Longshot .451″ 1.135″ 7.2 919 11,300 CUP 8.2 1044 17,000 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC 800-X .451″ 1.135″ 7.1 883 13,600 CUP 7.9 991 16,700 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC SR 4756 .451″ 1.135″ 7.4 853 12,300 CUP 8.2 991 16,700 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC HS-6 .451″ 1.135″ 8.6 888 12,200 CUP 9.5 996 16,800 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC AutoComp .451″ 1.135″ 6.7 856 12,600 CUP 7.4 958 16,200 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC Universal .451″ 1.135″ 6.0 908 13,100 CUP 6.4 977 16,800 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC WSF .451″ 1.135″ 6.8 886 13,400 CUP 7.5 981 17,400 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC 231/HP-38 .451″ 1.135″ 5.0 762 12,000 CUP 5.9 906 15,800 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC SR 7625 .451″ 1.135″ 6.8 890 14,800 CUP 7.3 970 16,500 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC PB .451″ 1.135″ 5.2 804 11,400 CUP 5.8 935 16,200 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC WST .451″ 1.135″ 4.4 794 14,100 CUP 4.9 866 16,500 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC Titegroup .451″ 1.135″ 5.0 892 14,600 CUP 5.5 956 17,000 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC 700-X .451″ 1.135″ 4.9 873 14,000 CUP 5.5 959 17,100 CUP
185 GR. HDY JSWC Clays .451″ 1.135″ 4.5 855 14,500 CUP 4.9 981 17,400 CUP
Bullet Weight (Gr.) Powder Bullet Dia. C.O.L. Grs. Vel. (ft/s) Pressure Grs. Vel. (ft/s) Pressure
200 GR. CAST LSWC 800-X .451″ 1.225″ 6.9 861 12,200 CUP 7.7 958 15,700 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC SR 4756 .451″ 1.225″ 7.4 875 13,500 CUP 8.2 966 17,100 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC HS-6 .451″ 1.225″ 8.2 860 14,400 CUP 8.4 907 16,300 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC AutoComp .451″ 1.225″ 6.5 843 11,500 CUP 7.2 914 15,100 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC Universal .451″ 1.225″ 5.8 889 13,900 CUP 6.3 962 16,800 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC WSF .451″ 1.225″ 6.0 870 15,200 CUP 6.7 970 19,400 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC SR 7625 .451″ 1.225″ 6.2 836 13,000 CUP 6.9 952 17,200 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC PB .451″ 1.225″ 5.2 831 12,200 CUP 5.7 915 15,900 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC WST .451″ 1.225″ 4.4 830 15,400 CUP 5.1 910 19,900 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC Trail Boss .451″ 1.225″ 3.5 652 9,200 CUP 5.5 816 16,100 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC Titegroup .451″ 1.225″ 4.8 877 13,400 CUP 5.4 957 16,800 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC 700-X .451″ 1.225″ 4.6 821 12,100 CUP 5.3 921 16,300 CUP
200 GR. CAST LSWC Clays .451″ 1.225″ 3.6 759 11,800 CUP 4.3 888 17,000 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP Longshot .451″ 1.155″ 7.0 918 13,300 CUP 7.8 1013 16,900 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP 800-X .451″ 1.155″ 6.8 877 13,600 CUP 7.4 954 16,600 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP SR 4756 .451″ 1.155″ 7.0 842 11,100 CUP 7.6 941 14,200 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP HS-6 .451″ 1.155″ 8.2 868 14,000 CUP 9.0 948 16,400 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP AutoComp .451″ 1.155″ 6.4 856 12,600 CUP 7.0 930 16,000 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP Universal .451″ 1.155″ 5.8 889 15,100 CUP 6.2 949 17,200 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP WSF .451″ 1.155″ 6.1 807 12,500 CUP 6.8 929 16,700 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP 231/ HP-38 .451″ 1.155″ 5.2 794 12,700 CUP 5.9 906 16,700 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP SR 7625 .451″ 1.155″ 6.0 861 13,600 CUP 6.6 941 17,100 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP PB .451″ 1.155″ 5.0 798 12,800 CUP 5.5 873 16,100 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP WST .451″ 1.155″ 4.6 789 15,900 CUP 5.1 898 17,500 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP Titegroup .451″ 1.155″ 4.7 812 13,700 CUP 5.2 884 16,900 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP 700-X .451″ 1.155″ 4.8 844 14,400 CUP 5.3 911 16,700 CUP
200 GR. SPR JHP Clays .451″ 1.155″ 3.9 714 15,200 CUP 4.3 785 17,700 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP Longshot .451″ 1.200″ 6.3 848 14,100 CUP 6.8 908 17,200 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP 800-X .451″ 1.200″ 6.3 817 13,300 CUP 7.0 900 16,900 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP SR 4756 .451″ 1.200″ 6.4 762 12,900 CUP 7.0 867 16,500 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP HS-6 .451″ 1.200″ 8.0 790 14,400 CUP 8.2 825 15,400 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP AutoComp .451″ 1.200″ 6.0 789 13,800 CUP 6.6 871 17,100 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP Universal .451″ 1.200″ 5.1 716 11,800 CUP 5.6 844 16,800 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP WSF .451″ 1.200″ 5.7 766 12,100 CUP 6.4 851 15,700 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP 231/ HP-38 .451″ 1.200″ 4.2 751 13,800 CUP 5.3 832 16,800 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP SR 7625 .451″ 1.200″ 5.4 745 12,200 CUP 6.0 848 16,600 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP PB .451″ 1.200″ 4.5 709 12,200 CUP 5.0 807 16,500 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP WST .451″ 1.200″ 4.1 733 13,900 CUP 4.9 848 16,100 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP Titegroup .451″ 1.200″ 4.4 744 15,000 CUP 4.8 818 16,700 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP 700-X .451″ 1.200″ 4.4 758 12,700 CUP 4.9 842 16,600 CUP
230 GR. HDY FMJ FP Clays .451″ 1.200″ 3.7 670 15,900 CUP 4.0 732 17,000 CUP
230 GR. LRN Longshot .452″ 1.200″ 6.0 747 12,000 CUP 6.8 875 16,800 CUP
230 GR. LRN 800-X .452″ 1.200″ 6.5 867 15,100 CUP 7.0 939 17,300 CUP
230 GR. LRN SR 4756 .452″ 1.200″ 6.3 813 14,200 CUP 6.8 892 16,400 CUP
230 GR. LRN HS-6 .452″ 1.200” 7.0 751 12,900 CUP 8.0 859 16,600 CUP
230 GR. LRN AutoComp .452″ 1.200″ 6.1 832 13,700 CUP 6.6 896 16,400 CUP
230 GR. LRN Universal .452″ 1.200″ 4.5 703 11,400 CUP 5.4 857 16,800 CUP
230 GR. LRN 231/HP-38 .452″ 1.200″ 4.3 699 12,200 CUP 5.3 834 16,900 CUP
230 GR. LRN SR 7625 .452″ 1.200″ 5.5 828 15,100 CUP 6.0 897 17,300 CUP
230 GR. LRN PB .452″ 1.200″ 4.2 736 11,600 CUP 4.7 833 15,900 CUP
230 GR. LRN WST .452″ 1.200″ 4.0 776 14,300 CUP 4.3 812 16,400 CUP
230 GR. LRN Trail Boss .452″ 1.200″ 3.5 658 11,200 CUP 4.5 761 15,100 CUP
230 GR. LRN Titegroup .452″ 1.200″ 4.0 751 12,500 CUP 4.8 855 17,000 CUP
230 GR. LRN 700-X .452″ 1.200″ 4.5 831 14,500 CUP 5.0 893 17,700 CUP
230 GR. LRN Clays .452″ 1.200″ 3.5 716 13,700 CUP 4.0 793 16,080 CUP
Bullet Weight (Gr.) Powder Bullet Dia. C.O.L. Grs. Vel. (ft/s) Pressure Grs. Vel. (ft/s) Pressure

NEVER EXCEED MAXIMUM LOADS!