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What size shell holder for a .45 Auto rim?

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by ottoshelmet, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. ottoshelmet

    ottoshelmet New Member

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    What size shell holder should I use for .45 auto rim shells?

    Any input on loading these casings would be appreciated.

    Otto
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    JLA Well-Known Member

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    LEE #13 shellholder. I reloaded .45 auto rim for a time, while I had a S&W 625. I really like the cartridge because it allowed me to leave those cruddy half moon clips at home;) My favorite load was 4.0 gr. AA#2 under a cast 255 gr LFN from a LEE mold. A very mild load and darn accurate.
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