Ammo for SA longslide

Ammo for SA longslide

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    Ammo for SA longslide

    My son recently bought a SA V-16 longslide. I know it shoots .45 acp, and it's supposed to shoot .45 super and .450 smc. I think you have to change a spring? Is this correct? We really don't know much about the super or smc. Are they the same, but just named differently or what? Hopefully someone can clear this up for us
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    The only difference between 45 super and 450 smc is the primer size. Last time I looked 450 smc was not available. Black Hills loads 45 Super. Check with Springfield about proper recoil spring rates. For ocasional use I use a 20# spring in a 5" 1911 for .45 super and 28# for regular use.

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