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Went to a small gun show in Big Sandy Montana yesterday. Think about this: the gun show was held in the "city hall", not many places left in this country where that can happen. Anyway, some really neat stuff, I knew about 3 of the vendors. We visited and I ended up with two molds and a set of handles. One of the molds I already had but the price was right and this gives me a chance to compare. The other mold doesn't have a name on it but it drops a really nice 195-200 grain wad cutter for 45 auto or any other 45 hand gun cartridge, really. I will definitely use it in my Colt New Service 45 Auto and 45 Auto Rim. 2 pics of each mold and a few castings from each this morning.
The SWC id the Keith designed 454424, it drops in the range of 260 grains and at a solid .455, the WC is a variation of the old Ideal 452389, but slightly different, I think it will be fun!!
 

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I like both, shooting revolvers with the 45 acp and auto rim the wadcutters is a nice bullet. They not only cut nice round holes in paper but also make a good game bullet that does not bloodshot meat even on small game.
 

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Went to a small gun show in Big Sandy Montana yesterday. Think about this: the gun show was held in the "city hall", not many places left in this country where that can happen. Anyway, some really neat stuff, I knew about 3 of the vendors. We visited and I ended up with two molds and a set of handles. One of the molds I already had but the price was right and this gives me a chance to compare. The other mold doesn't have a name on it but it drops a really nice 195-200 grain wad cutter for 45 auto or any other 45 hand gun cartridge, really. I will definitely use it in my Colt New Service 45 Auto and 45 Auto Rim. 2 pics of each mold and a few castings from each this morning.
The SWC id the Keith designed 454424, it drops in the range of 260 grains and at a solid .455, the WC is a variation of the old Ideal 452389, but slightly different, I think it will be fun!!


Really nice sharp edges on those boolits. You must have the melt just right and a good hot mold.
Love those WCs! I'm not sure those would cycle in my PT 745.
 

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Really nice sharp edges on those boolits. You must have the melt just right and a good hot mold.
Love those WCs! I'm not sure those would cycle in my PT 745.
I bought some Berry's 185 grain plated SWC and while my PT1911 eats them like candy, the PT 145 chokes on them.
 

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Nice. I been looking for a new .45 SWC mold in the 200 to 225 grain area for use in either .45LC or .45 ACP.
 

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I have two semi-auto 45 A.C.P. pistols; a Norinco that has been modestly enhanced that seems to feed and fire most anything, I'm going to try the WC's in it. I also have a Para Ordinance P-12 that is somewhat picky, I'll try the WC loads in it too. Enquiring minds want to know!!!!!!
 
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