45 Colt Vs 45 Acp Ballistics

"The PPQ 45 has the features American customers are demanding," Deger said. He noted the .45-caliber ACP cartridge’s size, weight and ballistics make it a popular.

38-caliber Long Colt cartridge.

I can load the .45 Colt to power levels in my Blackhawk, with bullets up to 300 grains, that will strain your hand when fired. The .45 acp normally is limited to 230 grain bullets at the top end, but you can load heavier bullets in the Blackhawk, but they won't approach the heavy bullets from the .45 Colt in power. Hope this helps. Fred

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It was named the 45 Colt and all was right with the world. Two years later Army units began adopting the Smith & Wesson Schofield Revolver for use as an alternate sidearm. .45 ACP vs 45 Colt. When will this everlasting debate end.


It is quite simple as to dimentions and for which firearms intented.

45 ACP Ballistics Chart. There is such a variety of pistols in public use that we will not determine what guns are compatible with which loads. It is up to you to determine the compatibility of any ammo with your particular pistols. To determine whether or not they are +P or +P+ rated, Call you manufacturer.

45 Colt goodness fans of the cartridge enjoy, including low-recoil cowboy loads for target shooting or high quality hollow points for hunting. Adding the .45 ACP opens up a whole new level of.

45 ACP round. The result was a high-capacity .45 pistol, something that wasn’t exactly common. The Glock 21 could carry.

Clapp on Handguns: New .45 Auto Rim Loads – It is useful—with no need for clips—in either Colt or S&W .45 ACP revolvers with swing-out cylinders. By the time the American ammo industry went on three shifts to feed the nation’s armed forces in.

357 Magnum vs 45 ACP.

There are always debates on which is the better carry handgun and we get down to the ballistics, which is better?, a .357 Magnum or a 45ACP?

The GAP allows the user to have a 45 ballistic equivalent to the 45 ACP but in a package the same size as a G 19 (compact,) or G 26 (sub compact.) Typically the GAP will be moving at 50 to 75 fps faster than the same bullet weight in 45 ACP. 45+gap+vs+45+acp ballistics, 45acp [.


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Well, the ACP in .45 ACP stands for Automatic Colt Pistol, initially designed for Colt’s semi automatic 1911 model while, the .45 Colt was made for Colt’s single action Army pistol and the 45 Long Colt Rifle. Today there is some confusion over the Colt.45 and the .45 Long Colt. To end that dispute there is a simple answer!

Smith & Wesson Governor 410/ 45 Colt/ 45 ACP Revolver Review – VIDEO – 410 shotgun shells, 45 Colt, 45 Auto Rim, 45 Schofield and even 45 ACP with the supplied moon clips.

over what else is on the market in a package this size. The Smith & Wesson Governor Revolver is.

Testing the 45 Colt Winchester PDX1 225 grain bonded hollow point thru four layers of denim (per IWBA protocol) into calibrated ballistic gel. Fired out of a Ruger Vaquero 5.5" barrel (Yes I know.

The maximum average chamber pressure of the .45 ACP is 21,000 psi vs. 14,000 for .45 Colt. Higher permissible chamber pressure enables a cleaner burn, more uniform velocities and leaves less powder residue. With 230-260 grain cast bullets, a 45 ACP approxcimates the velocity of factory .45 Colt lead loads, and uses common pistol powders.

Designed in the early 1900s by John Moses Browning, the 1911 pistol.

as a .45 caliber automatic Colt pistol, or .45 ACP—continues to thrive in 2014 despite a few apparent shortcomings. The 1911 is.

45 ACP Ballistics Chart There is such a variety of pistols in public use that we will not determine what guns are compatible with which loads. It is up to you to determine the compatibility of any ammo with your particular pistols.

Reloading Data 45 Acp Bullseye As stated earlier, 5.0 gr of Bullseye was a factory hardball duplication load. That 5.7 gr load of Bullseye must be in the +P+ range. It will beat your gun pretty bad. Some of the data offered by the powder manufactures is kind of vague, as it is seldom mentioned in any great detail on

The 45 ACP is only equal to the 45Colt if the colt is downloaded. The buffalo bore is T-Rex killing ammo. That ammo is capable of killing anything that walks the earth, and the 45ACP isn't even in the conversation.

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45 Colt & .45 ACP’ class=’alignleft’>Just a simple none scientific test between the .45 acp and .45 Colt penetration test in wet magazines tied together.

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This is a discussion on 45 acp vs 45 long colt within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I do not have any books to look up the specs on these two.can anyone provide any info please? Muzzel velocity and impact info etc.


The .45 caliber cartridge is probably the most popular pistol round in America today. Both rounds are used for competition, self defense and for target use.

Difference in Colt .45 and Long Colt .45 – 45 Revolver). As a result, it became common, informally at first, to refer to the Colt cartridge as the long one, or .45 Colt (long), to save getting it mixed up with the shorter service cartridge.

Most of the load results were taken from a 5 – 5.5" BBL. Each manufacturer may very. –> Get your 45 Long Colt Ammo from our friends at AmmunitionToGo.com <–: Blazer Ammunition Ballistics

by Mike Searson Let's set the record straight once and for all, the 45 Colt & 45 Long Colt are the same exact round of ammunition. 45 Colt vs 45 Long Colt – a 45 Caliber Debate Over Nothing.