Category Archives: 45acp: In Black

45acp in Black: Chamber/Boolit concerns

So this past spring I decided to shoot USPSA in Black, had some troubles, and am finally blobbing about it. I started out giving my Colt Government 1911 a whirl with the darkside in the Single Stack Minor division, but … Continue reading

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USPSA: In Black

Shot a local USPSA match yesterday, signed up for Single Stack in Minor, since real black can’t deliver the power factor needed for major.  Maybe, just maybe, SWISS 3f can squeak by…..and what about Triple Seven?  Triple Seven is noted … Continue reading

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Colt Government 1911: In Black

  Finally broke in my Colt Government 1911.  Ran 50 rounds of real black without a single hiccup, ate it up like nobody’s business. Two Thumbs Up for Colt!!

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.45acp: Back in Black

Here’s the details; Stock Springfield Mil Spec 1911 with a 200grain semi wadcutter boolit sitting on about 20 to 22 grains of real black in FFg. I’ve blobbed about this in the past, and a trip down memory lane will … Continue reading

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1911 Post Black Magic Photos

After shooting 150 to 200 rounds of 45acp loaded with FFg GOEX at a Zombie shoot, it looks pretty gruesome huh? Not too bad to clean up though.  Basically 15mins with HOT water and soap, batches of windex/vinegar mix, then … Continue reading

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Black Powder Tactical Zombie Shoot

Recently attended Contagion 2010 in PA. Went with some black powder 45acp for my 1911, and black powder shotgun shells for my knucklebuster.  The whole thing was a big hoot.  I got a kick out of people’s responses when they … Continue reading

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Black Powder 45acp Photo

Hellfire and Brimstone from a 1916 Colt Government. Hat Tip to Springfield Slim

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Black Powder 45acp

Recently did a Wild Bunch match where I used black powder 45acp loads, which isn’t a new concept, seems darksiders have been doing this for years.  But was more curious to see what it felt like, and how the 1911 … Continue reading

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Black Powder 1911

Got the PA State SASS shoot this weekend.  Guns cleaned and prepped.  Even got a eye drop bottle of Olive Oil handy to use as lube. Gonna be shootin’ Frontier. Cartridge. Gunfighter. Friday we have various side matches.  Wanna give … Continue reading

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