Is A 45 Colt The Same As 45 Acp

It was replaced by a solid-head Boxer primed version, in the same shorter length.

It’s referred to as a "long colt" to distinguish it from the .45 schofield and the later .45 ACP. I guess you could.

Are they the same round? A buddy was telling me that some manufacturers wont put another manufaturers name on their product so instead of it saying 45 automatic colt pistol or acp they just shorten it to 45 auto.

The .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) or .45 Auto (11.43×23mm) is a handgun cartridge designed by John Moses Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic pistol.

To meet the increased need for 45 acp handguns, both Colt and Smith & Wesson developed a large frame revolver designated the M-1917, that could shoot the same ammo as the Colt 1911 semi-auto pistol. (.

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Although the Army eventually chose a different caliber (the .45 ACP), .38 Special eventually.

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The 45 ACP is only equal to the 45Colt if the colt is downloaded. The buffalo bore is T-Rex killing ammo. I have a Ruger Vaquero in 45 colt that also has a 45ACP cylinder. It headspaces in the cylinder on the front of the case and shoots to the same point of impact as the Colt cylinder.

Is it the 9mm, the .40 S&W, or the .45 ACP? Discover the advantages and disadvantages of each caliber. This of course is beyond absurd. The .38 Special and .357 Magnum shoot the same bullet, but due to the higher velocity of the .357, there's no question it's a better neutralizer.

The chambering selected was a .45 caliber black powder cartridge manufactured by the Union Metallic Cartridge Company of Bridgeport, CT. While either term is correct, 45 Long Colt was really just a nickname. The majority of ammunition manufacturers stamp their cases with "45 Colt" as do the.

Where does a .45 colt compare to a .44mag? Is it the same as a .45 ACP? Probably not since that's for a semi-auto. Is the Taurus Judge good enough for Best Answer: The 45 Long Colt is deliberately underloaded in deference to older revolvers. I used to fire 45LC out of a 454 Casull revolver for practice.

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45 Colt & .45 ACP’ class=’alignleft’>A Look Back At The M1911 Double-Stack – 45 ACP to .38 Super. The blued-steel beauty was built on a Colt frame and slide.

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The .45 ACP has been around since it was created by John Moses Browning in 1905. The Colt 1905 was the first step in creating a handgun that would lead to the M1911 pistol used by the US Army. The standard design uses a 230 grain (gr) lead bullet and has a muzzle velocity of 830 feet per second (fps).

The Thunder 5 was followed up by Brazilian gunmaker Taurus and their Judge revolver, which is similar in appearance and.

Designed in the early 1900s by John Moses Browning, the 1911 pistol— named for the year it was.

the American born 1911—most well known as a .45 caliber automatic Colt pistol, or .45 ACP—continues.

Blue Dot 45 Acp Loads I got a nearly full pound of Blue dot givin to me and I was hoping there was a workable load for .45 ACP. One suspects that anything under 700fps is a soft load, so that starting load is probably a good place to start. I’ve got a nifty and quite comfortable dual magazine carrier

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.


so is the 45 colt and 45 acp have the same power? what you guys think?? Historically, the 45 ACP was intended (and the government specifications were written to that effect) to be the equivalent of the 45 Colt as used in the late 19th Century in the SAA (Single Action Army) revolver as used by the U.S.

45 Long Colt ammo is the round that tamed the west. The round was loaded into some of the most famous weapons not only of the west, but of all time. The 45 Long Colt or 45 Colt found it's way into the famed Single Action Army revolver and the famous Winchester Lever Action rifle.

The gun you buy today is more or less the exact same gun that was used.

t never seen anyone with .45 ACP scar.” The 1911.

45 Automatic Colt Pistol round, or .45 ACP as it is commonly known.

45 ACP magazine of up to eight rounds, the same as a Government model. The pistol features a bobtail frame and smoothed edges to.

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