Reloading 45 Acp Vs 45 Colt

Recently, I solicited your ideas for and eBook that I’m working on related to 45 ACP reloading. I got a lot of great ideas, and appreciate your feedback! Now, I’d like to ask you all a pointed question: what are your favorite “pet loads” for 45 ACP?

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

The .45 Colt cartridge, which is sometimes called .45 Long Colt, .45 LC, or 11.43×33mmR, is a handgun cartridge dating to 1872.It was originally a black-powder revolver round developed for the Colt Single Action Army revolver.

The .380 ACP (9×17mm) (Automatic Colt Pistol) is a rimless, straight-walled pistol cartridge developed by firearms designer John Moses Browning.The cartridge headspaces on the mouth of the case. It was introduced in 1908 by Colt, for use in its new Colt Model 1908 pocket hammerless semi-automatic, and has been a popular self-defense cartridge ever since, seeing wide use in numerous handguns.

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The best way to prep the cases for the bullets. By David W. This has saved me a lot of work and frustration. I am able to set bullets in all the cases in the loading block straight, be for seating.

Colt Commercial Production: Govt. Model: 1912 to 1981. Model 1911 Serial Numbers – Date – Number Made. S/N C1 to C1899 – 1912 – 1899 S/N C1900 to C5399 – 1913 – 3500

Nov 16, 2010  · After combing through the assorted stuff in the box I found that I was able to put together all the parts to a 1911, and under it all was a slide marked “Colt MK IV” on one side, and “Officer’s ACP” on the other side beneath the ejection port.

This a new European American Armory ‘Bounty Hunter’ with a 4 1/2″ barrel, in 45 Colt. For basically what is a $400 revolver, these are very well finished with nice bluing and bright case colors. The photo does not.

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concurrently developed Colt Model 1911 pistol, the longest serving pistol of any military force to the best of my knowledge, some 75 years of.

7 rounds from a Rossi Mare's Leg and 6 rounds for my Ruger Vaquero. At the same spot I shot the 22 long rifle into.

It’s most basic improvement was simple math— a soldier now had six shots before reloading.

faced Colt’s John Browning-designed entry and the iconic Luger designed by Georg Luger. All three pistols.

Reloading 50 rounds of 45 acp on a single stage press A New Cartridge? – 45 case, head-stamped “Cowboy” and “.45 Special.” It is best described as a .45 Colt, shortened to .45 ACP length. The necessity for such.

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Aug 15, 2017  · When compared to a cartridge such as the 10mm with its SAAMI overall length of 1.250 inches, bullet diameter of .400 inch and maximum pressure of 33,000 psi, it appears even smaller. However, the .380 vs 9mm, with its matching bullet diameter of.

62 thoughts on “ The Obsolete .45 ACP ” Rick February 18, 2013 at 3:20 pm. Firing a Sig with the .357 magnum is the best experience you can have with a handgun — as noted in an earlier post, a Sig is like a fine watch.

First, the .45 Colt can use the many component bullets for the uber-popular .45 ACP, and that's good. The vast amount of .45-caliber FMJ projectiles Although the .45 Colt has been criticized for having a thin case wall, especially in comparison to the younger magnum pistol cartridges such as the .44 Mag.

What is the BEST handgun round?!? The debate over the 9mm and .45 ACP is one of the most heated conversations in the firearms community. Enough to spawn sayings you’ll see all over forums (and t-shirts). Both handguns have a huge following thanks to their popularity and success in the field. But.

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I'd like to work up a reasonably hot .45 ACP 200gr SWC load. I'm familiar with the Cooper load of 7.3(?) grains of Unique under a 215gr wadcutter, and if I recall that load should run up close to 1100 fps from a 5" barrel, but I'd like to tweak that one a tad.

I load both 45-70 and 45×2.4 (aka 45-90). If you are a black powder shooter, as I am, the 45×2.4 will hold 12 to 15 grains more powder than the 45-70, which will give you 100 fps or so more velocity.

With a 12-gauge insert you can convert the gun to the following: 20 gauge, .410/.45 Colt, .45 ACP, .44 Rem. Mag., .40 S&W, .357 Mag./.38 Spl., 9 mm, and .380 ACP. With a 20-gauge insert the following.

The .45 acp cartridges are shorter than the .45 long Colt cartridges. While the die that you referenced will seat all of the listed cartridges, the .45 acp resizing die is too short for the .45 Long Colt cartridge to go all the way into. You might be able to.

An iconic American cartridge, the .45 ACP was popularized in John Browning’s classic Colt Model 1911 pistol. Today it remains as popular as ever – with military, police and civilian shooters continuing to make this cartridge their choice for personal protection.

A perfect example of this is the World War I perennial: The armorer offers you a Colt Automatic Pistol.

The M1917 in full recoil; the .45 ACP revolver had enough torque to challenge a steady grasp.

Can I load the brass up using bullets for 45 acp as long as their the same diameter ( .452) Thanks. Clancy. Most load data I've seen for the 45 colt use heavier bullets than what you tend to see for the 45acp.


also made by Colt’s, is the .45- cal. Colt Automatic Pistol. The Army bought about 2.7 million of these from 1911 to 1985 when it was replaced by the Italian-made Beretta 9-mm which can.

Revolvers made for semi-auto rounds date back more than 100 years to the S&W and Colt .45 ACP guns produced to use military cartridges.

concealable format for easy and fumble-free reloading.

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45 Acp Oval Sticker U.S.A. –-( we added a threaded barrel to our SIG Sauer P220 in 45 ACP so we could use it to test out more. of “extra stuff” and we don’t mean just patches and stickers. We are. Technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC : transcription de l’anglais information and communication technologies, ICT) est

GoTo to MDS Home Page MDS FFL page Jan. ’97 and Oct. ’96 2016: Celebrating 21 Years on the Web . These pages are devoted to hand reloading of pistol and rifle cartridges.

+P in .45 ACP is rated at 23,000 PSI, so you can figure that a 625 .45 Colt could also handle 23k PSI level loads with ease, while pushing the same bullet faster. An interesting point is that the 625 .45 Colt will handle 30k+ PSI loads on occasion.

Well, of course the .45 Colt is the older of the two cartridges, and the .45 ACP was actually developed to match the ballistics of the former. Without delving too deep into the specifics, the differences are minimal with the 'standard loads': .45 ACP 230 grain bullet @ 830 FPS (military ball load) .45 Colt.

45ACP bullets in 45Colt cases? This is a discussion on 45ACP bullets in 45Colt cases? within the Reloading forums, part of the Firearm Forum category; Back when I first got into reloading, I bought a box of .452 diameter 45acp 200grn semi wadcutter bullets on the advice that they would.

Apr 29, 2010  · How much difference is there betwenn 32 S&W short brass and 32 Colt short brass? Are they interchangeable? What I am trying to do is get brass for my H&R and Iver Johnson 32 cal starter pistols, drill out the primer hole to accept 209 shotgun primers for dog training.

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