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New and reloaded/re-manufactured .45 ACP ammunition. The .45 ACP ammunition, also known as .45 Auto, is made by Bishop Ammunition Manufacturing, LLC., for target shooting, target practice, and self defense. Bishop Ammunition loads the .45 ACP in new and reloaded/re-manufactured ammunition with solid copper hollow points, copper plated hollow points, and copper plated round nose ball ammunition which is a double struck match grade bullet. All .45 ACP ammunition made by Bishop Ammunition is hand inspected multiple times during the manufacturing process. All .45 ACP ammunition is hand chambered in specialty cambering blocks to assure that every cartridge will chamber in your handgun. All .45 ACP ammunition manufactured by Bishop Ammunition Manufacturing, LLC., is hand packed and are made by US Veterans with compenents made in The United States of America. All .45 ACP ammunition made by Bishop Ammunition Manufacturing, LLC., us safe to use in any firearm chambered in .45 ACP which is clean and in good repair.

The .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), or .45 Auto is a semi automatic handgun cartridge designed by John Browning in 1905. The .45 ACP is also chambered for use in some revolvers with the use of a moon clip. Ruger makes a 45 Colt/45 ACP revolver still. While th cartridge was designed by John Browning for Colt and its use in the 1911 Handgun, the most influential person in selecting the cartridge was a US Army Ordnance Officer, Gen. John T. Thompson. General Thompson insisted on the adoption of a"man stopper" pistol. This insistence was the result of the poor showing of the Army's .38 Long Colt pistols used during the Philippine-American War (1899-1902). The performance of the .38 Long Colt pistol was so poor that they were unable to stop the drug crazed Moro warriors. This resulted in the US Army reissuing Colt 1873 pistols in 45 Colt resulting in an immediate elimination of the problem.

The SAAMI pressure limit for the .45 ACP is set at 21,000 psi. Accordingly the.45 ACP cartridge has relatively low muzzle blast and flash. The .45 ACP produces heavy recoil in handguns but is controllable with proper training. The standard issue military .45 ACP round has a 230 grain bullet that travels at approximately 830 feet per second when fired from a government issue M1911A1.
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Bishop 45 ACP ( 45 Auto) Defense CPHP Ammunition 230 grain Rainier HEX Hollow Point, Copper Plated. Per 20
Bishop Ammunition 45 Auto (.45 ACP) cartridges are made in the U.S.A at our plant in North Highlands, California by U.S. Citizens. This ammunition uses a top shelf, top grade modern Hodgdon Extreme powder that is not sensitive to either the temperature or position of the powder inside the case period. This powder yields constant pressure and velocity shot after shot after shot regardless of the condition in which it's used. In this product, we use BRAND NEW AMERICAN-MADE BRASS from top quality manufacturers. Every cartridge is made on commercial-grade presses, undergoes hand inspection and is chambered in SAMMI spec chambering blocks before the ammunition is hand packed into the box. CANNOT BE USED FOR HUNTING IN CALIFORNIA.

  • Each box contains 50 cartridges, single headstamp. New brass cases are manufactured by Starline, a leading U.S. company.
  • Our .45 Auto (.45 ACP) TMJ ammunition uses a top-shelf, modern powder to insure a more consistent cleaner burn, regardless of temperature or firing position shot after shot after shot.
  • At Bishop Ammunition, we keep our loads to within 1/10th Grain of consistency. This leads to increased accuracy and better performance.
  • Our powder loads are kept within the upper range specified by the manufacturer within SAAMI specifications, and are tested in our own real world weapons. There is solid reasoning behind this: Our .45 Auto (.45 ACP) TMJ ammunition provides a lower recoil, less chance of case splits and less of a chance of blowing someone's gun up.
  • Our .45 Auto (.45 ACP) TMJ ammunition cartridge components are American-made. Powder is sourced to American companies but may be manufactured in the United States or abroad.
  • Our 50 cartridge box is a custom-designed U.S.-made, WWII-style environmentally-friendly ammunition box that uses no inserts. All cartridges are packed tight and facing the same direction - base down, bullet up.
It is up to you to KNOW that your weapon has been properly cleaned and in good working order prior to use.

Please see our updated return policy concerning ammunition returns. MUST BE 21 OR OVER TO PURCHASE.

Shipped UPS Ground, Adult Signature Required.


By purchasing this product, you certify that you are at least 21 years of age and you are legally allowed by your local, state and/or federal laws to posses and/or purchase / receive this item.
Bishop Ammunition .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Defense Cartridges are made in the U.S.A at our plant in North Highlands, California by U.S. Citizens. These .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Defense Copper Plated Hollow Point Cartridges use a modern powder that is not sensitive to either the temperature or position of the powder inside the case. This powder yields constant pressure and velocity shot after shot after shot regardless of the environmental condition in which it is used. In this product, we use BRAND NEW AMERICAN-MADE BRASS from Starline. Every cartridge is made on commercial-grade presses, undergoes hand inspection and is chambered in SAMMI spec chambering blocks before the ammunition is hand packed into the box.

  • Each box contains 20 cartridges. They feature new brass cases manufactured by Starline, a leading U.S. company.
  • Our .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Defense ammunition uses a top-shelf, modern powder to insure a more consistent cleaner burn, regardless of temperature or firing position shot after shot after shot.
  • At Bishop Ammunition, we keep our loads to within 1/10th Grain of consistency. This leads to increased accuracy and better performance.
  • Our powder loads are kept within the upper range specified by the manufacturer within SAAMI specifications, and are tested in our own real world weapons. There is solid reasoning behind this: Our .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Defense Copper Plated Hollow Point ammunition provides a lower recoil, less chance of case splits and less of a chance of blowing someone's gun up.
  • Our .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Defense Copper Plated Hollow Point ammunition cartridge components are American-made.
It is up to you to KNOW that your weapon has been properly cleaned and in good working order prior to use.

Please see our updated return policy concerning ammunition returns. MUST BE 21 OR OVER TO PURCHASE.

Shipped UPS Ground, Adult Signature Required.


By purchasing this product, you certify that you are at least 21 years of age and you are legally allowed by your local, state and/or federal laws to posses and/or purchase / receive this item.
.45 Auto ( .45 ACP ) Solid Copper Hollowpoint featuring the ultra premium Barnes TAC-XP bullet. This incredible bullet offers:
  • Phenomenal terminal performance - impressive tissue damage and wound cavities
  • Reliable expansion up to 1" in diameter
  • Deep penetration, even through intermediate barriers such as glass, sheet metal and denim
  • No core/jacket separation
  • Certified lead free bullet
  • Impressive Short Barrel performance, due to low expansion velocity threshold and careful powder selection
New Starline Case
This cartridge is loaded in best quality, USA made brass.

Premium Low Flash Propellant
The very finest propellant for the application is used. Extensive testing of every available suitable powder led us to determine the optimal propellant for this premium defensive load. It allows us to deliver extreme consistency, low flash and the best performance, even in short barrel pistols.

Reliability

This cartridge is designed for functional reliability in all weapon systems. It is loaded to a pressure level that delivers outstanding bullet performance, yet does not overly stress the weapon or shooter. Recoil is even less than standard 45 ball loads.

Caliber: .45 Auto ( .45 ACP)
Bullet: 185 gr. Barnes TAC-XP
Velocity: 950 fps
Quantity Per Box: 20


By purchasing this product, you certify that you are at least 21 years of age and you are legally allowed by your local, state and/or federal laws to posses and/or purchase / receive this item.