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Old 08-29-2008, 07:28 PM
mmcnx2 mmcnx2 is offline
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IMR 4756 for 45




Anybody every use 4756 in 45 ACP?

I use it in 38 super and 40 and love it but have not seen alot of folks talk about it in 45. I know it's alot slower than Bullseye, and though that might make it a nice soft recoil load.
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Old 08-30-2008, 04:42 AM
MSgt Dotson MSgt Dotson is offline
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Hodgdon does list a few .45 ACP/4756 recipes in it's IMR listings for assorted bullet weights, up to 8.2 gr for some 200 grainers at 900+ fps, and 7.2 gr for 230 fmj at 790 fps...

(seems useable, but requiring about 2 grains more than Unique for similar velocities)

Double check these, of course!
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Old 08-30-2008, 08:06 AM
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Have the book

Yes, I have the book and the recipes, I was wondering if anyone has actually tried them and if so results.
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Old 09-03-2008, 10:55 AM
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It's my "old reliable"

I've been loading .45 ACP (and many others) with it since 1972, and after trying many of the other powders, I always end up coming back to it in the end. It is a great powder for .45 ACP and the .38 Super you mentioned.
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