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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
.50's don't fit, even if you use a hammer.
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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