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#6169997 - 02/04/16 07:21 PM CFE-Pistol for 45 Colt ???
dredd Offline
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Registered: 04/26/10
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I finally picked up an SAA Colt (Reproduction, Uberti).

I am going to be loading for it.

I'm leaning towards the Hornady 250/gr XTP.

Hodgon shows CFE producing some nice FPS.
My Hornady Manual doesn't list it.

Anyone have any input?

I'm also open to other suggestions.

Thanks.

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#6170148 - 02/04/16 09:01 PM Re: CFE-Pistol for 45 Colt ??? [Re: dredd]
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On an Uberti repo, I would focus on having fun rather than on velocity. I'd shoot which ever powder was most popular and easiest to find, or which ever burned the cleanest.
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#6170501 - 02/05/16 09:04 AM Re: CFE-Pistol for 45 Colt ??? [Re: dredd]
Gemlin Offline
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Id use trail boss

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#6170840 - 02/05/16 01:16 PM Re: CFE-Pistol for 45 Colt ??? [Re: Gemlin]
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The 45 Colt is not that picky on powders. It's a basic straight walled case, so almost any pistol powders will work. You faster burning powders will be good for lighter powder charges with decent velocity. Your slower burning powders will be good for slightly higher speeds, but with a higher powder charge.

Originally Posted By: Gemlin
Id use trail boss


Trail Boss is a decent powder for a lighter load, but near impossible to find. Since you can not find it, I'd highly recommend a different powder.
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