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Old 10-11-2017, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Anothergrumpyoldman View Post
Thanks for all the replies. Lots of good thoughts. I going to use some mild handloads in the 1917. Don't want to damage it. I am getting some rubber grips for it. I have had 2 surgeries on my right hand and can't grip like I used to.
It will be interesting to see how well it shoots lead bullets with the shallow rifling. I have some 200 and 230 gr. cast at .452 in. I'm betting it will work.
Based on my experience with factory .45 Auto Rim ammo in a M-1950 Target .45, I wouldn't make that bet, unless the bullets are pretty hard. Accuracy was awful.

I didn't want to mess with half moon clips and ACP ammo, so sold that gun.
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