4" bullets?

4" bullets?

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    4" bullets?

    Anyone know of a good round for a four inch barrel 45?


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    .45 caliber would be my choice..... 22 cal would be too small
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    .38 is closer but still too small.
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    I think I will go with .45 because they don't make a .46

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    .50's don't fit, even if you use a hammer.
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    Don't you just love smart alecks? Even through I don't currently own a 45 acp, Remington PDX1, Speer Golden Saber, Federal HST, or the like.

    Quote Originally Posted by Daddydon View Post
    Anyone know of a good round for a four inch barrel 45?

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    4 inch bullets? Now that's one hell of a gun you're carrying...<sarcasm off> Actually, 230Gr gold dots would work fine in the gun.
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    In all seriousness I get the question. I've done some homework for my XDs, but that's a much shorter barrel.

    From what I can tell any round that works well in the 5" barrel will perform nearly identically in the 4".

    I carry Federal HST 230gr in my 4.25" 1911. Great round and reliable in my handguns.
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    Doubletap 45 ACP 230gr Bonded Defense JHP

    1000 fps out of the muzzle.

    If my calculations are correct, that is about 511 ft/lbs muzzle energy. Impressive

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