Regards, Pat 07-24-2011, 10:33 PM #6: TXGunNut. Original Colt Single Action Army patent, submitted by William Mason in 1875. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. Wiley Clapp Series. 5" Ruger it turns in 1070fps avg. Firearms turns out nineteenth century firearms assembled. 45 Caliber Automatic Pistol including the Thompson-LaGarde cadaver tests of 1904. 45 Colt today is in Cowboy Action Shooting, where the round is fired from either original or replicas of the 1873 Colt Single-Action Army. Using the Impact Guns links on this page will credit the forum with a small commission on the sale. This battle-proven big-bore just oozes history, versatility and potential. Featuring an all copper hollow point design, this bullet is designed to quickly expand to twice its original diameter making this a great load for hunting. M4 Carbine Series. This is an extraordinary example of a Colt Single Action Army Revolver with carbine 16 inch length barrel and attachable shoulder stock ('Buntline Special') that was manufactured between 1876 and 1884. A tight chamber and 16 inch barrel increases ballistic efficiency. 44-40 bullet lubed with Lyman Black Powder Gold and seated over 25. Recoil was noticeably lighter than the. The modern. Original leverguns, like the 73 and 92 Winchesters, were chambered in revolver cartridges but not the. 45 Colt hand load velocity test Posted on March 26, 2016 by superc Decades ago when they were brand new I purchased a Smith and Wesson Model 25-5 pistol (in. 00 5d 18h 31m 17059237. 45 Colt Derringer that shoots. 45 Colt BP and Pyrodex in a 7 1/2 Inch Barrel: Warning! Notes: All solid-head loads were in W-W cases. Uberti Firearms. 22 Short ammunition. With the gas of fired cartridges driving back the slide to eject the spent cartridge casing, the pistol was self-loading. Make sure this fits by entering your model number. 45 Colt loads would do. 45 LC is a good name. 45 Colt, also sometimes called the. 45 Colt was designed for black powder way back in 1873. A "new Vaquero" revolver produced from 2005 to the present has dimensions closer to that of the Colt Single Action Army revolver. Dealer Locator My Account Contact. 5 grains of 2400. The cartridge can be easily inspected along every step of the reloading process. 45 Colt was not as accurate. 45 Colt was designed for black powder way back in 1873. 45 colt and was wondering about factory loads. 45 Colt was developed in 1873 to go with the first Colt Single Action Army Revolver, the old 'cowboy six shooter'. Colt Single Action Revolver: A little bit of the wild west being added to the game thanks to 500slr. ; This is for 1 pair of half moon clips Each clip holds 3 Rounds of. it is the maximum load listed for that bullet weight. 45 Colt lever-action rifles in modern firearms were inspired a great deal by competitive cowboy action. 45 Colt or so-called "Long Colt" revolver round (It's cartridge was longer than the. The sights are the traditional buckhorn type, which aren't the. Colt Revolver. We know that cartridge as the 45 A. 451 inches in diameter for jacketed bullets, and. Something with enough "umph" to take a deer and capable against the two legged animals. 45 Short Colt". It is not surprising, that the original. 454" bullets. These loads cannot be used in any original Colt Single Action Army or replica thereof, such as those produced by Uberti, Beretta, the Taurus Gaucho, or the Ruger New Vaquero, as these guns are built on the smaller frame with thinner cylinder walls. In this visit, I revisit the topic of how to load. I have tested the original and the soft lead bullet tumbled in water. Winchester, Marlin, Henry, Chiappa, Rossi, and other manufacturers produce lever-action rifles chambered in. 45 Colt is, of course, cast bullets. It is becoming more popular with the Cowboy Action Shooting since it is a mild load and can be shot in the guns chambered for the. 0 grains of Unique to jolt the 255-grain SWC to 890 fps. SAAMI pressures for STANDARD. The 1890 Police is chambered in. The original load consisting of 40. jacketed bullet… that is to say, that is the round the pistol was designed to shoot… that is a pretty good endorsement. 45-70 Government, to the. This iconic revolver had a six-chamber cylinder that used a loading gate on the right side of the receiver. Combat Unit Carbine. RCBS 230 Cowboy bullet over 5. 45 Colt (also known as the ". The recoil of the. This is an extraordinary example of a Colt Single Action Army Revolver with carbine 16 inch length barrel and attachable shoulder stock ('Buntline Special') that was manufactured between 1876 and 1884. Besides the U. 5 Titegroup) for a 300 grain Spr JFP for “Ruger, Freedom Arms & T/C Only” level loads, but above max charge for a 260 grain slug in the original 14kPSI loading. 45 Colt is 14,000 PSI MAXIMUM, but for Ruger Blackhawk and T/C, levels in the 20,000 to 25,000 range are considered more the norm. If you want light weight, accurate target loads, you can load up Schofield brass with bullets in the 200 grain range to make nice little cookie cutter holes in itty-bitty groups. Contrary to what many believe, the. 45 said to belong to lawman Wyatt Earp and possibly carried at the O. 45 ACP ('08). after 1912. Many will say that it ought to be called simply the “. There are a wide range of bullet styles and weights available for the cartridge, it’s a delight for any reloader. 22 LR Caliber Adapter Chamber Reducer. In its original form, the. The Moon Clips have an optimized charge hole design for positive ejection over a wide range of. The sights are the traditional buckhorn type, which aren't the. 45acp ammo was with a 250 gr. The performance level is pretty close to the original Black Powder load but far more effective due to the bullet I use. Or for the 44-40, as so many today think. Colt Revolver. The Henry rifle was never chambered originally for the 45 Long Colt cartridge. I am loading Hornady 255 gr LRN with Unique powder and Winchester WLP primers. The original caliber of this carbine was 11. bullet in the original guns. Forty-four caliber, that is. 223 Rifle Acknowledgements. 45 Colt sixguns. It was designed for the U. VELOCITY FPS 245 gr. 45 Colt cartridge. NOTE: This is listed as Ruger T/C Only load data, with significantly higher pressures than SAAMI specs for. 45 Long Colt, or Long. 454" bullets. The 45 long colt ammunition is the oldest caliber still in common use. 45 Colt and. 45 Long Colt. Old Model, 1 Piece Walnut, Original Finish, Model MP513A00 The 'Model P' Old Model, featuring Cimarron's superior fit and finish has long been the most authentic and highest quality reproduction of the 1873 Colt®. I can't tell a difference in wound channels, they all work fine. 45 S&W became commonly known as the. However, a good quantity of the Black Hills cowboy action load gave both good accuracy and a full powder burn. It's got everything I love and more. 45 Colt loads ONLY. The original 357’s and the wildly popular 44 Specials have been highly prized for their smaller dimensions and great balance. 45 ACP: Photo from Mark Curtis. Colt Single Action Revolver: A little bit of the wild west being added to the game thanks to 500slr. The makers of Bullseye (the company has changed hands several times… most recently Alliant brand) have kept the stuff remarkably consistent over the years. I used to kill deer regularly with an old 45 ACP Colt 1911A1 WWII bring back with a cast 200 gr SWC pushed by 7 grs Unique which should have ran around 900ish fps. 451), with the. Gold Cup Series. It was followed by two for. 44 Colt Cartridge Conversion handles both factory and smokeless powder loads well and as an extra added bonus no problems are encountered with black powder loads in the. For some powders, starting low in the Ruger section actually uses more powder than the max load of the "Colt SAA" section. 30-30 Winchester,. This at the expense of a reduced load in the SAA and the risk of jamming under the extractor in the S&W. General Specs: Colt, 1964, 5 1/2" Barrel, 6 Shot, Fixed Sights Serial Number: 0364SB This is a beautiful Colt Single Action Army 1964 St. The original. TALO Special Edition Pistols. It saw service with the U. It all depends on what you want to use it for. And speaking of versatility… you can even get a. 45 loads for use in Colt or replicas, I prefer. The original Model 1873 was one of Winchester's most popular rifle designs, manufactured from 1873 well into more modern smokeless-powder times, and it was dropped from production after a 50-year run in 1923, with over 720,000 produced. 357 Magnum in 1935. When first invented, it was propelled by black powder. COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER, 38/40, 4-3/4" BARREL, 1890 Serial No. In developmental testing, some 40-gr. 45 Colt by Jeff Quinn. of Worcester, Mass. That load evolved into a 230-grain bullet moving at 850 fps. 457 chamber throats. 45 Colt are common names for two different handgun bullets that share the same caliber. Keith emphasized not relying totally on a hard crimp for heavy. Archive Services. Licensed Products. 45 colt round ( this is how it became known as long colt) but can be chambered in both. And speaking of versatility… you can even get a. Its handy size is punctuated by a quick-pointing, straight-grip stock design and Old West-styled, adjustable semi-buckhorn sights. 45 Colt is because it is designed to be loaded to pressures of 60,000 CUP). They’re all fine firearms and all will do the job. 45 Colt loads. If you were just using pistols, you could also use round nose bullets, but a RN bullet in a tubular magazine is an accident waiting to happen. I can't tell a difference in wound channels, they all work fine. 45 Colt ammo from the Snake Slayer is a good option, I prefer to think of this thing as close range protection from poisonous snakes and two-legged vipers, and in that capacity, the. Barrel has some original blue. The Rossi R92 in. Offered in. If you like this video Please. 45 Colt bullet has changed as well, and it is now. 454 Casull or for use in T/C Contender & Encore, Freedom Arms, Ruger Blackhawk, and original model Ruger Vaquero firearms chambered in. With the gas of fired cartridges driving back the slide to eject the spent cartridge casing, the pistol was self-loading. Firearms Flattop Target. 44-40 Winchester or. Never shot one much over 50 yards but I also never recovered a bullet, 45 hole in and 45 hole exit. FYI-- If you have a new model Vaquero (it's built on a slightly smaller frame than the original), it's NOT rated for the hot 'Ruger Only' loads. The Henry H006S displayed very accuracy with a wide variety of. Most of the load results were taken from a 5 - 5. Colt Ammo (Double Tap) Gun Parts (Brownells) Colt Apparel & Accessories (Store) Gun Parts (Midway USA) Customer Services. This data is intended for original Single Action Army, Ruger New Model Vaquero, and SAA replica revolvers. 45 Colt 185 Grain RNFP FB. Delta Elite Series. 460"; the ideal is. For "Strong Action" handguns please refer to "45 Colt (Ruger and TC Contender)". 45 Colt and. The data in the above table was taken from the Colt Black Powder Instruction Manual. The original 44 WCF load had a 217 gr. 45 Colt was not as accurate. Note that the "Ruger New Vaquero" uses a smaller frame and cylinder like original Colts. 1903 Re-Issue Series. Traditional Series. 45 Colt 185 Grain RNFP FB. The barrel retains almost all of the original bluing. It is sometimes referred to as the Colt. Get the best deals on Colt Saa In Vintage Hunting Gun Parts when you shop the largest online selection at eBay. 5 to 6 grains of Green Dot. Selling my Colt Government Model Mark IV Series’70 45 Auto, Factory Nickel finish This 1911 is “Pristine”, has barely seen action The factory Nickel finish is flawless and the factory Walnut grips are also flawless Included is the original box, numbered to the pistol and some of the paperwork The box has one of the end flaps missing, Overall, a very nice, scarce, factory Nickel Series 70. Fine engraving on the barrel and frame with. It was made from 1878 to 1905 in 11 different calibers including 45 Colt. Redesigned in 1924 with slight modifications to the original design (most parts interchangeable between the models), the Colt. By 1898 the Colt revolvers were modified with a shorter 5½" and issued first to Artillery units. The Case-Gard P-100’s are the perfect ammo carrier for the handgunner who wants to spend several hours at the range. 36 Caliber Pistol. The sights are the traditional buckhorn type, which aren't the. The 45 AR is a 45 ACP case with a rim thickness equal to the combined thickness of the 45 ACP rim and the half moon clip. In the extreme use as a DA anti big bear defense, a 4"Redhawk, (6 shot) in 45 Colt shooting a load such as the Garrett 45RHO (405gr HH/Redhawk only) load, is a substantial handful. 44 mag, and is about. 45 Colt, rather than the original. Original vintage Schofields had a shorter cylinder and would not accept the. The first thing about the original. Ammo cost, availability, ease of reloading, and compatibility with a wider range of handguns drove my preference over the 44-40 versions. 45 with a casing about 7/8's of an inch long that preceded the Long Colt, which measures about 1 1/8" in case length. Using the Impact Guns links on this page will credit the forum with a small commission on the sale. AR-15 Military Classics. It is sometimes referred to as the Colt. 45 LC is a good name. 45 COLT 165 gr JHP 1100 fps 20/ct …original COR®BON JHP was designed with higher velocity than our competitors. 45 Colt, at 250 grains. 45 Colt 185 Grain RNFP FB. This is the reward for all the time spent working on the gun and the handloads. 45 Colt version, even though that caliber wasn't available in original 1873s. These full moon clips are made from. 38 Short Colt F. 4 5/8’’ barrel Chambered for the. And, of course, it didn't hurt the cartridge's popularity that it was designed for one of the greatest handguns of all time, the Colt Single Action Army revolver. H110 is a good max pressure powder for the 45 Colt. Weapon ID: xxCADF99 1b. CONNECTICUT VALLEY ARMS 1. Aguila 1E454319: Aguila's centerfire pistol ammunition is engineered for consistent accuracy and performance round after round. So, Charter Arms designed and started making the Bulldog XL frame—one large enough to hold that classic cartridge. The original Vaquero was made on the 44 mag. ; This is for 1 pair of half moon clips Each clip holds 3 Rounds of. When loading a Colt single action, you would have to load every other chamber because of the larger rim diameter. I'll shoot 300 rounds in a practice session-twice a week! $240/week. Archive Services. The cartridge can be easily inspected along every step of the reloading process. With the advent of the. This load, depending on the gun turns in 1000fps +/- depending on barrel length. Astra-Unceta Astra 600 9x19mm Pistol Layaway Mod 600/43 USED-Good Condition Layaway Available - 9mm Luger $459. Colt Custom Shop. 45 Colt sixguns. How I got started with the 41 Long Colt. 44 Magnum, on the other hand, uses a bullet that's actually more like. Go to your next shoot with your bullets outfitted in this original reproduction Colt. 45 COLT 165 gr JHP 1100 fps 20/ct. If you were just using pistols, you could also use round nose bullets, but a RN bullet in a tubular magazine is an accident waiting to happen. 0 grains of #2400 again in balloon head cases. 45 Schofield) a few feet per second slower but with an extra 20 grains of lead. 45 caliber round worked perfectly in the surplus Colt and Smith & Wesson revolvers and essentially matched the performance level of the original 45 ACP load. While the original development utilized a 200gr bullet at approximately 900 foot-seconds in 1906, subsequently the Ordnance Department desired a cartridge that approximated the old. A heavier load uses 8. 5 grains in modern brass with all loads using the 260 grain #454424 Keith bullet. It is sometimes referred to as the Colt. 45 Colt cylinder. After firing simply remove the adapter and tip upside down to remove the spent shell. It was followed by two for. Thank you Contender. The data in the above table was taken from the Colt Black Powder Instruction Manual. 45 Colt bullet type (flatpoint roundnose). 45 ACP 230g FMJ is possessed of great inherent accuracy. I load the. 45 Auto ammunition used in the Ruger® Redhawk® in. The 45 Colt version is brass like in the photo. EastBostonPrep01 (where the boss is) 1a. 5 Titegroup) for a 300 grain Spr JFP for “Ruger, Freedom Arms & T/C Only” level loads, but above max charge for a 260 grain slug in the original 14kPSI loading. 6 grains of Clays. If you like this video Please. of black powder as the. I have shot many critters with my. 45 Schofield Brass' that goes into considerable detail on the above and the problems I went through finding the best performance for the. photography by Jeff Quinn & Boge Quinn. This battle-proven big-bore just oozes history, versatility and potential. Original Colt Single Action Army patent, submitted by William Mason in 1875. 45 Colt enjoys enormous popularity with reloaders. 45 Win Mag Anything less than over kill is under achievement. Delta Elite Series. 45 Colt lever-action rifles in modern firearms were inspired a great deal by competitive cowboy action. Original leverguns, like the 73 and 92 Winchesters, were chambered in revolver cartridges but not the. First chronograph screen was 10 feet from the muzzle. In this visit, I revisit the topic of how to load. 38 Long Colt,. While the original development utilized a 200gr bullet at approximately 900 foot-seconds in 1906, subsequently the Ordnance Department desired a cartridge that approximated the old. it is the maximum load listed for that bullet weight. These are great dies for loading cast bullets. This is 45 Colt black powder cartridge loaded ammunition using a 250 grain, round nose, flat point lead bullet. 223 Rifle Acknowledgements. In "A STUDY OF THE COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER", authors Graham, Kopec and Moore state that Colt factory ledgers list eighteen revolvers with ten, twelve and sixteen inch carbine length. The original. I have 400 of the Berry's Bullets Hard Cast. 456-265 grain Keith SWC. 451 bullet- was loaded with 15gr. Now, you can have this classic revolver in the most classic sixgun cartridge of them all, the 45 Colt. Mild +P pressure not for use in original 45 Colt firearms! Per hodgdonreloading. JRN (WC= WadCutter, SWC= Semi-WadCutter, HP= Hollow Point, RN= Round Nose), SP=Soft Point (JHP= Jacketed Hollow Point and if GC indicated, means Gas Check at bottom of lead bullet) Loads for. The original model Ruger Vaquero is a fixed sight variation of the Blackhawk and falls under the "Blackhawk" classification, as is the Ruger Bisley version of the Blackhawk. More than four hundred distinct models of Colt handguns and longarms are. 0 grains of Goex FFg yields a muzzle velocity of 770 fps. Shop online for the best selection and prices of 45 Long Colt rifles at Hinterland Outfitters. 45 colt round that has over 1200 ft lbs of energy but can only be used in the firearms specified by the manufacture. Original load was 40 grains of black. Jacketed bullets in the. 45 Colt, sometimes called the. Just keep those out of Colts or Colt clones because they are NOT designed to shoot that high a pressure load in the. The Colt Single Action Army, also known as the "Peacemaker", is a single action revolver. Unlike in the westerns, in horseback combat, it was common to shoot the enemies horse putting him on the ground, and hopefully under the horse. As a bonus, we spec'd out these guns to include an auxillary 45 ACP cylinder. 44 caliber revolvers use #11 percussion caps. And that created a logistics nightmare for the Army, and also many complained about the decrease in power. Cimarron's 1860. Old Model, 1 Piece Walnut, Original Finish, Model MP513A00 The 'Model P' Old Model, featuring Cimarron's superior fit and finish has long been the most authentic and highest quality reproduction of the 1873 Colt®. It has oft been reported herein that the original and long time factory smokeless load for the 45 Colt was 6. Add to Wish List. NOTE: All ammunition is shipped via UPS or FedEx Ground. Selling my Colt Government Model Mark IV Series’70 45 Auto, Factory Nickel finish This 1911 is “Pristine”, has barely seen action The factory Nickel finish is flawless and the factory Walnut grips are also flawless Included is the original box, numbered to the pistol and some of the paperwork The box has one of the end flaps missing, Overall, a very nice, scarce, factory Nickel Series 70. Often featuring a 250 gr. 45 Colt gun I have around here is the Colt New Service Model 1909. For decades, many firearm magazines have listed 40-gr. 45 load is clear. Lyman has a 255 grain. The only time I used Blue Dot for. These loads cannot be used in any original Colt Single Action Army or replica thereof, such as those produced by Uberti, Beretta, the Taurus Gaucho, or the Ruger New Vaquero, as these guns are built on the smaller frame with thinner cylinder walls. 45 Colt cartridge featured a 250 gr lead bullet over some 40 grains of black powder, driving along at about 1,000fps from a 7 1/2-inch barrel. 460 S&W will also chamber. In fact, I load both cartridges with the same set of dies. While there are numerous importers of foreign made Colt replicas, U. Firearms Flattop Target. 45 Colt revolvers, with tight SD/ES numbers and. Original load generated between 950 and 1050 fps with a 250 gr. If you don't mind the mess black powder also does well as that was the original. 45 Colt loading. 45 Colt was developed in 1873 to go with the first Colt Single Action Army Revolver, the old 'cowboy six shooter'. 45 long colt ammo or. The bore of an 1860 Army revolver is actually. 45 COLT: Keith's early load was an extremely powerful 22. 45 Colt didn't really appear until the 1980's when attempts were made to load SD ammo with lighter JHP bullets. They have an easy to grip, scuff-resistant textured surface and are stackable. The Henry H006S displayed very accuracy with a wide variety of. As I understand it, the. The modern smokeless. Authors John Taffin and Mike Venturino have demonstrated that modern black powder loadings of the 45 Colt cartridge frequently achieve velocities in the vicinity of 1,000 feet per second (300 m/s) with the 7½. 032 thickness stainless steel and function as a speed loader as well as to assure positive ejection. Thread starter fordf1004x4; Start date May 3, 2017; Tags 45-acp black powder colt powder; F. Even black powder shooters seldom load to that level. Original Item: Only One Available. 45 schofield rounds, so named for the s&w schofield (break top revolver) that the army adopted along with the 1873 saa colts ( peacemaker). 45 ACP (also sometimes, incorrectly, referred to as the. Add to Wish List. 45 Colt originally was a black-powder cartridge, but modern loadings use smokeless powder. 45 ACP ('15). 36 caliber revolvers:. 45 Colt, and has all matching numbers in the 164,000 range. 45 Colt data is shot to 30,000 psi and is intended for use in firearms chambered for the. I used to kill deer regularly with an old 45 ACP Colt 1911A1 WWII bring back with a cast 200 gr SWC pushed by 7 grs Unique which should have ran around 900ish fps. This is a great all purpose load for the. NEVER use any high pressure. 4 5/8’’ barrel Chambered for the. The sharp-shouldered SWC with its broad nose hits hard and penetrates straight and deep. 44 Remington and Colt original gun:. Balloon-heads were old REM-UMC. The data in the above table was taken from the Colt Black Powder Instruction Manual. 45 Colt Derringer that shoots. Gun is mint in the original box. Reloading, does this look like enough crimp for 45 Colt in a lever action? I checked it against some factory loads I have and 2 of the 3 have a stronger crimp, but they are all lead cowboy loads. For some powders, starting low in the Ruger section actually uses more powder than the max load of the "Colt SAA" section. It shoots 2 inch groups at 100yrds. I have shot many critters with my. 45 long colt ammo or. I have 400 of the Berry's Bullets Hard Cast. Or for the 44-40, as so many today think. They are my choice for everyday use and also for hunting larger, tougher game. This battle-proven big-bore just oozes history, versatility and potential. Witness also the fact that the. Firearms Company in Hartford, Connecticut has become within the past few years the favorite source for high quality American made Colt Single Action Army replicas. Black powder 45 colt loads. 451), with the. photography by Jeff Quinn. May 29th, 2007 The title above obviously is not consistent with history. Schofield loads tend to be less accurate than. 45 schofield rounds, so named for the s&w schofield (break top revolver) that the army adopted along with the 1873 saa colts ( peacemaker). This 45 Long Colt has a soft point bullet and comes packaged 50 per box, 20 per case. Jeff Hoffman liked the big-bore revolvers and tried a 255-gr. 45 Colt of course) with the mandated 8 3/8 inch barrel in the wooden case it came with in those days. 44-40 Winchester. Original Colt Single Action Army patent, submitted by William Mason in 1875. The forcing cone is deep and perfectly executed. With the advent of the. A "new Vaquero" revolver produced from 2005 to the present has dimensions closer to that of the Colt Single Action Army revolver. All loads used Winchester WLP primers. 44 Colt Cartridge Conversion handles both factory and smokeless powder loads well and as an extra added bonus no problems are encountered with black powder loads in the. 30-06 and other cartridges, the. The original black-powder. 44 Russian,. 45 Long Colt was the cartridge used in the Colt Single Action Army - also known as "The Peacemaker. The mainstay of the. 460 Rowland. H110 is a good max pressure powder for the 45 Colt. They are well out of specs, might function in lever guns but I would avoid for 45 Colt Revolvers. It was made from 1878 to 1905 in 11 different calibers including 45 Colt. 45 ACP (also sometimes, incorrectly, referred to as the. com) in your signature to attract more members. With the excellent trigger and this load, you can shoot ragged holes all day. 45 with JHP, 230 gr. 45 Colt rifle with Henry's hardened brass receiver. It features "Non-Corr Priming" for reliable ignition no matter the weather conditions. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. This big revolver carries a lot of nostalgia for fans of western movies and people who pretended to be cowboys as. 45 Win Mag Anything less than over kill is under achievement. 45 Long Colt cartridge in a conversion cylinder provides a similar delightful experience in shooting one of the classic guns of the old west. hard cast Hammer Head designed for use in 2nd and 3rd Generation Colt Single Actions and recently produced Uberti replicas. Designed in 1872, the. It was designed for the U. The modern. Bullet at around 700 fps. 45 Colt was the magnum of its era. 44-40 Winchester. Barnes Spit-Fire TMZ. 45 Long Colt — is an old cartridge design, dating back more than a century. Witness also the fact that the. 357 Magnum #358156GC and the. The Colt Revolving Belt Pistol of Naval Caliber (i. It sees 8 grains of Unique under a 250-255 grain cast lead bullet for a velocity of 800-825 fps. These loads cannot be used in any original Colt Single Action Army or replica thereof, such as those produced by Uberti, Beretta, the Taurus Gaucho, or the Ruger New Vaquero, as these guns are built on the smaller frame with thinner cylinder walls. Easy shooting 45 colt loads. However, while shooting. FAST 'N FREE. This battle-proven big-bore just oozes history, versatility and potential. Midwest Gun Works is proud to offer a wide variety of firearm parts from Colt. FFFG black powder. Black powder shooters definitely have fun with the original cap-and-ball black powder pistols, but shooting one of the 1860 Army reproductions with a. In Star Line brass this will give around 3/16" compression. Cor-Bon Handgun Ammunition. Hornady has there new 45 long colt leverlution ammo, I'm going to try as a load while hunting, not necessary for hunting, but as a much stiffer load for my Colt SAA, just in case I need it, it's recommended as hunting ammo, and they say this ammo is safe in all colt like SAA revolvers that can shoot smokeless powder and all lever actions that fire 45 long colt that can shoot smokeless powder. 45 Colt, also sometimes called the. Colt 1851 Navy. All loads used Winchester WLP primers. These full moon clips are made from. government service revolver trials of 1872 by Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company—today's Colt's Manufacturing Company—and was adopted as the standard military. All bullets were from Lachmiller 454-255 LC mould similar to the original. I look forward to using it in future SASS matches, and for general fun and plinking with the. Black Hills makes a really fine Schofield loadand it is the berries as a small game load in my 45 Colt chambered. 45 Schofield, I believe the. Marlin Firearms 6. If you frequent other forums, include this site's URL (https://www. Rock Island Auction Company is proud, pleased, and honored to present the collecting community with the most famous, the most renowned, and among the most sought-after of all variations of the Colt Single Action Army. The original black-powder. Combat Unit Carbine. 45 Colt Keith bullet molds with 45-255KT being a virtual dead ringer for Lyman's old 454424 and 45-270 SWC, a slightly heavier version expertly designed by Dave Scovill. This pellet gun pistol also has some features that are similar to those of the famous. Firearms Company in Hartford, Connecticut has become within the past few years the favorite source for high quality American made Colt Single Action Army replicas. The superior Colt was found to be, more reliable, more durable, more easily disassembled, less fatiguing and more accurate. This is a beautiful, engraved, Colt 1902, 45, marked 101 Ranch Wild West Show gun, with the original holster, in as found condition. Easy shooting 45 colt loads. 2X36mm Werndl Carbine, in black powder (likely FFG). When solid cases came along, with less powder capacity, the charge was dropped to 17. 45 Caliber Automatic Pistol including the Thompson-LaGarde cadaver tests of 1904. 45 Colt ammunition varied from mild to heavy, depending of course upon the load chosen. This was dropped to 20. 457 chamber throats. Army, Navy, and Marines by World War II. Wiley Clapp Series. It has about 65-70% of all the original Colt Factory nickel plating. It is similar to the. I could stuff more powder in the case but don't feel comfortable doing that and the SBH doesn't need it. Springs have reduced ends to center on Colt Officers factory guides and replace the originial dual factory springs in the Officers model. Colt 1851 Navy. 45 Colt load could do this, thought the contemporary riffle round the 45-70 was much better at this. In developmental testing, some 40-gr. Dealer Locator My Account Contact. 45 Colt was the magnum of its era. 45+P Long Colt 300 Grain SP Handgun Ammo, 50 rounds available at a great price in our. A heavier load uses 8. 45 Colt loads. I used to kill deer regularly with an old 45 ACP Colt 1911A1 WWII bring back with a cast 200 gr SWC pushed by 7 grs Unique which should have ran around 900ish fps. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. - you're already using something that is designed to operate at a relatively high pressure, but still considerably less than most modern rifles. 45 Long Colt to distinguish it from the short. Manufacturers (ALL) TAYLORS & CO. At some point in time this piece was bored out and converted to 45 Long Colt. 45 Schofield Brass - Showing the Ruger data only. 45 Colt Ruger NMBHs in CAS partly as an excuse to have the single action revolvers. All bullets were from Lachmiller 454-255 LC mould similar to the original. Average Gr: 238. There are millions of pistols and revolvers bearing the Colt name attesting to the company’s keen knowledge of shooters' needs coupled with the ability to deliver a quality product. In addition, it is a Single Action Army (SAA) revolver and it looks and feels exactly like the legendary Colt Peacemaker. 45 Colt to shoot in my Cimarron Model P. 45 colt round ( this is how it became known as long colt) but can be chambered in both. 44 WCF becomes 44-40, 38 S&W becomes 38 New Police etc. 45 Colt cartridge. Original Colt Single Action Army patent, submitted by William Mason in 1875. Just keep those out of Colts or Colt clones because they are NOT designed to shoot that high a pressure load in the. The Army Ordinance Department had reduced the issue load to 30gr of BP behind a 250gr bullet by early 1874. The vast majority of my 45 Colt handloads over the last 60 years, however, has been put together with cast bullets. Many will say that it ought to be called simply the “. 45 Colt in a M94 Win. In this visit, I revisit the topic of how to load. 0 grains of Unique to jolt the 255-grain SWC to 890 fps. Most of the load results were taken from a 5 - 5. A lot of cowboy shooters use light bullets with light loads that are a little slower. the right cartridge is the 45 Short Colt. 45 Long Colt cartridge in a conversion cylinder provides a similar delightful experience in shooting one of the classic guns of the old west. 45 Colt was designed for black powder way back in 1873. Hope you enjoyed the video and as always Thanks For Watching. Original Item: Only One Available. 45 Colt, and. 38 ammo is reasonable. 45 Colt version, even though that caliber wasn't available in original 1873s. This piece shows a 5 1/2" barrel, a bright excellent bore, small London & view commercial proofs and the 455 Eley marking. Near excellent condition with box (box is tatty). 452 for lead bullets. 45 Schofield Brass - Showing the Ruger data only. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. 45 Colt By Chuck Hawks. Add to Wish List. And speaking of versatility… you can even get a. 45 Colt black-powder cartridges for authentic wild-west cowboy shooting. 45 ACP as well, and bullets for that cartridge can be loaded in the 45 Colt. 45 Long Colt) Ballistics cartridge. 410 shotgun shells. By SASS standards that is a VERY stout load - actually about equivalent to original factory loads. The modern. The original. 45 Long Colt. 00 and over. 45 Colt mountain gun in great condition. For example, in a magnum handgun -. 45 colt ammunition is available from 200 to 325 grain bullet weights. 45 Colt are common names for two different handgun bullets that share the same caliber. 44 caliber black powder revolver mirrors the Colt 1851 Navy version commonly known as the "London Model," distinguished by its octagon barrel and lever-style loader. 45 Schofield (. And speaking of versatility… you can even get a. 44-40 bullet lubed with Lyman Black Powder Gold and seated over 25. 45 Colt, (not Long Colt) was never in a model '92 for sure, wont swear about others. 45 Colt which is about 1/10th" longer. I look forward to using it in future SASS matches, and for general fun and plinking with the. 45 acp $1,990. With every purchase, Ammo. The pistol's serial number is 3907. Top that,. NEVER use any high pressure. I load the. It was an instant hit. Hodgdon Powder Co. Hillsboro, Oregon. 45 Colt sixguns. The top 3 debates seem to start with the name or proper nomenclature is it 45 Colt or. 45 Colt vs 45 Long Colt History. Its a match made in Heaven. jacketed bullet… that is to say, that is the round the pistol was designed to shoot… that is a pretty good endorsement. Made in 1856. lead bullet at around 900 fps, it's a powerhouse. I load the. Black powder shooters definitely have fun with the original cap-and-ball black powder pistols, but shooting one of the 1860 Army reproductions with a. 5 grains of FFF Goex. FYI Just received this product today 11-7-2016. This 45 Long Colt has a soft point bullet and comes packaged 50 per box, 20 per case. Because it was so widely used in military sidearms, the. bullet also at 900 fps. Even though the gun will handle. The performance level is pretty close to the original Black Powder load but far more effective due to the bullet I use. Shop online for the best selection and prices of 45 Long Colt rifles at Hinterland Outfitters. Also commonly written is that early. 44 Magnum #431244GC. In Star Line brass this will give around 3/16" compression. It shows the loss, due to wear, on the cylinder, otherwise one could say an 85%+ nickel finish remaining. Original load was 40 grains of black. Besides the U. I also don't want to take the chance of mixing up ammo and shooting an over max/high pressure load in my wheelgun. if you are prudent, and smart, you will work up to that load with a series of test loads just to be safe. 45 Long Colt) A Ruger Vaquero revolver made between the years of 1993 - 2005, often called an “old Vaquero,” is slightly larger than a Colt Single Action Army revolver. But the Colt’s cylinder was too small to accept a cartridge with the bullet recessed into it; the case needed to be the same outside diameter as the bullet. This doesn't add a whole lot of extra capacity (the main reason the Casull is so much more powerful than the. 25-20 Winchester,. 45 Colt is loaded to this pressure level, it offers substantial perfonn- ance and iS capable of pushing 250-grain jacketed bullets 1,100 fps, 280-grai_n cast bullets 1,150 fps or 318-grain versions 1,070 fps. M4 Magpul Series. Hillsboro, Oregon. This adapter gives your 45 Colt single or double action revolver the ability to fire. of ww-296 with a cci-350 primer in new winchester brass. 45 Caliber Automatic Pistol including the Thompson-LaGarde cadaver tests of 1904. FYI-- If you have a new model Vaquero (it's built on a slightly smaller frame than the original), it's NOT rated for the hot 'Ruger Only' loads. 45 Colt revolvers. This is an extremely rare, totally original example of a Colt Single Action Army Revolver with 16-inch barrel, special front and rear sights and attachable factory stock.
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