Page 3 of 3 <123
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#196199 - 11/27/18 12:37 PM Re: 1911 45acp for Deer? [Re: Huntrick]
MrMcPorkchop
member


Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 146
Loc: CA

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Huntrick
From my experience, using a 185 or 200 is like trying to push a nickel through something. You need the weight of a 230 or something similar...to get penetration. I agree with SChunter.


I haven?t had a chance to test it yet due to health reasons but I want to try out the Hornady Critical Duty 220 +p on a deer or small hog.


Eric.
_________________________
Choot em!

Top
#196213 - 11/28/18 11:55 AM Re: 1911 45acp for Deer? [Re: MrMcPorkchop]
BushytailBasher
enthusiast


Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 284
Loc: Chillicothe, ohio

Offline
I've wondered if the 250 grain for the 45lc would feed I've never had any to try but o far my 1911 will eat everything it still function with my cast plinking ammo even after the super conversion

Top
#196217 - 11/28/18 12:16 PM Re: 1911 45acp for Deer? [Re: BushytailBasher]
Seminole Wind
member


Registered: 04/18/11
Posts: 150
Loc: GEORGIA

Offline
 Originally Posted By: BushytailBasher
I've wondered if the 250 grain for the 45lc would feed I've never had any to try but o far my 1911 will eat everything it still function with my cast plinking ammo even after the super conversion


250 gr. WFN have fed with few problems in 3 different 1911s set up for 45 Super. No modifications to the guns except springs and firing pin stop. The last round in a mag will sometimes jam.

Top
#196220 - 11/28/18 12:31 PM Re: 1911 45acp for Deer? [Re: Seminole Wind]
Russell
Pooh-Bah


Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 1895
Loc: Oklahoma

Offline
I run both the 255gr LEE RFN and a Keith 'copy' of a 255gr SWC in 3 different .45's and a .460 Rowland and have had very few feeding problems. None of the 1911's have been particularly 'doctored' to make 'em feed better. In fact, one is a Ithica WWII MilSurp. Good mags will help a lot.
_________________________
It's not the gun, but the man behind it.

Sheriff Russell Cottle, Ret.
USMC; 1967-1970; Vietnam-'68-'69

Top
#196226 - 11/28/18 01:53 PM Re: 1911 45acp for Deer? [Re: Russell]
BushytailBasher
enthusiast


Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 284
Loc: Chillicothe, ohio

Offline
I've thought about trying some heavyish cast my gun will feed swc with no issues as long as the case mouths don't have lube or lead hanging on them.... Of course I have good mags in a quality gun as well but it's eaten everything I've ever fed it with no complaint as long as it's loaded got enough to cycle fully. Not fun to shoot off a bench with the full power loads though it's got plenty of muzzle flip

Top
Page 3 of 3 <123


Moderator:  Gary, jamesfromjersey, Chance Weldon, Gregg Richter 
Hop to:
 Portal Sidebar
Who's Online
4 registered (JonMontana, Zee, KYODE, 1 invisible) and 156 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
9608
s4s4u
9276
Whitworth
8701
jamesfromjersey
7643
wapitirod
7327
TCTex.
6326
KRal
5056
Gary
5007
Ernie
4704
Tigger
4461
pab1
4370
Dan B.
4127
Chance Weldon
4070
Gregg Richter
3975
Franchise
3755
johnwilliams
  Member Hunts
Freedoms in The La
Freedoms in The Land of Lincoln

The Super Blackhaw
The Super Blackhawk Hunter

   Access Requires Login

Generated in 0.037 seconds in which 0.012 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.




Copyright © 2000-2008
HandgunHunt.com, Inc.