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Old 09-28-2017, 06:09 AM   #1
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Break in Ammo?

What is the consensus for the best .45 rounds to fire for the break in period?

This will be in a 3" ultra.

Manual states that 230 grain rounds should be used, I had planned to use 185 prior to reading that.
I suppose the extra velocity could be problematic?
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I'd suggest following Kimbers instructions and using the recommended ammo for breaking in your gun. They don't suggest any particular brand just the bullet type, weight and number of rounds. I would like to think that they have a pretty good idea of what it takes to break in their guns properly.
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Old 09-28-2017, 08:39 PM   #3
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Some good ole 230gr hard ball is all you need for break in.

On the first range trip with mine I always fire about 14 Speer Gold Bond 185gr +P hollow points, just for fun. Your results may be different.
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