45 colt Ruger Redhawk. You can reach impressive power levels with. Like said above, trying to achieve 1000 fps from a 250gr bullet in a. What that means is if I wanted to shoot lighter. Use of smokeless powder. You need to switch to something like 4227 or 296 to get that extra horse power in a ruger. 38 Spl S&W Bodyguard. 44 mag pressures. Specs are below. So we have loads for older Colts and such. I have inherited several hundred rounds of 45 Colt reloads from my uncle. 45 Colt Bisley or Freedom Arms or custom five-shot. I’ve got a stainless Blackhawk convertible 45ACP/45Colt[has the conversion done by Ruger]as well as 3 screw 7. 44 frame, which safely digest loads up to 32,000 CUP and will easily out-step the. 45 Colt black powder loads. I have a Ruger Vaquero 5½" in 45 Colt and a Ruger SS Bisley Black Hawk. Under no circumstances should this data be used in Original Trapdoor Springfields, modern trapdoor replicas, original Sharps Model 1874 rifles, any rolling block actions, or other original (old) 45-70 rifles. Ballistics and Drop for the. 327 Federals. 45 Colt 300 gr XTP Ruger Load [Re I shot the same. 460 you will be fine. I've been looking for a lever action in. Sturm Ruger loading data 45 black powder pistol? Wiki User 2009-05-07 15:45:46. 45 Colt in a 4-3/4 Ruger Blackhawk reloading data with 9 loads. Be careful with hot. Hornady SP load data specifically Post by coyoterod » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:12 am hi guys, as I'm new to the 204 Ruger, I have a H&R Ultra Varmint to start off with, I haven't been posting, but have popped in now and then to add to my learnin' !. Never had a problem. 0 grs of Bullseye or equivalent). The 45-70 Government cartridge is the oldest rifle cartridge chambered in modern firearms. Select a Powder Hodgdon - 700-X Hodgdon - 800-X Hodgdon - AutoComp Hodgdon - CFE Pistol Hodgdon - HP-38 Hodgdon - HS-6 Hodgdon - Titegroup Hodgdon - Universal Winchester - 231. Why do all of my reloading manuals have RUGER ONLY load data? If the S&W is just as strong as a Ruger revolver, then why does every reloading manual I own have a section for Ruger Only loads? It seems to me that if the S&W was built as strong as the Ruger, there'd be a section for S&W revolvers too. The Ruger Blackhawk Convertible has been a dream gun for me for a while. 45 Long Colt from him. For the same type of revolver, my Speer #14 stops at 20 grs. 72" and an average of 3. The revolver is timed perfectly. Also the Black Hawk models can handle the 45+p loads,and I believe the Red Hawks can also. 14,000psi A RUGER. 45 Colt By Chuck Hawks. If I want to do that with a S&W in 45 Colt, I'd need to buy a 460, which shoots three different cartridges including 45 Colt. If you're willing to use data from 10 years ago you will reach the 1K mark. I fire the same load once in a Ruger Blackhawk. Sturm, Ruger & Co. 0 grains of 296 under 250 gr lead swc in ruger s/a not very accurate use 8. You may note that there is NO such cartridge as the. I was into the Cowboy shooting for a while with the 45 Colts but soon found out the way to compete in that sport is to shot a 38 Spec. Staff member. 45 Colt long after the introduction of the. New Model Super Blackhawk: Produced in blued and stainless, with or without a rib for mounting a scope. 45 JSP Weight (grains) 300 Maximum loads should be used with CAUTION • C = Compressed Load 45 Colt (Ruger and Contender Only) 1193 1156 1048 1041 1029 MAXIMUM. a stronger Ruger Super Blackhawk. I hope you have a great birthday. 45 Colt and you will be swarmed with load data. Caution would need to be used though, to mark the ammo somehow and/or the ammo boxes as +P, so that they don't somehow wind up being fired in single action Colt. Load Data Eligible Ruger SR1911. The H110 load is ok but you are right it is a warmer load. Hodgdon only shows data for the Ruger-only loads but it is an option both for the 225gr FTX and the 240gr Sierra JHC at what seems to be moderately-to-high velocities for this cartridge. Buy a Ruger Blackhawk 45 Colt online. 5" barrelled revolvers. Then, I stepped up to the Ruger only loads. As of 2013, however, barrel lengths are limited to 4″ and 4. 0 grains and then to 18. I'd not load any lighter than 20. 5gr of 2400, STD primer, mixed 357 cases, firm crimp A real thumper, considered by many to be the classic load for that bullet. Ruger has offered "convertible" cylinder revolvers in. A new shooter in our club has a pair of Ruger Vaquero 5. 45 Colt single action sixguns with extra cylinders available from Colt, Freedom Arms, Ruger, and USFA, Smith & Wesson offers a varied line of Model 625 stainless steel heavy underlug barreled. of Bullseye, or equivalent) and a H&G #68 from Mihec mold) and have the perfect solution. 45 colt loads. Using in a modern Ruger allows the use of '+P' type loads for 45colt and many loading data list's these loads as 45colt(for use with Ruger's only). 45 Colt loads. The Ruger's loading gate may be opened with the hammer down. You're shooting a Ruger so you can load a little hotter, but its still a. Be forewarned (Personally, I'd stick with the traditional Lead Keith/standard load and enjoy myself a whole lot more). 45 ACP rounds headspace with full-moon clips (includes 3), which also aid in rapid loading and unloading. Actually I don't know. 45 Colt, though a lot of people will say absolutely don't do it. I use both a Model 25-5 Smith and several Ruger SA in. In ranking the various 45 Colt sixguns now in production from the least strongest to that capable of a handling the heaviest loads, I would set the following order. 475 LB and 500 JRH. 45 Colt Rifle For smaller pests, CCI offers shotshell rounds in several loadings, including (from left to right). The gun to be used is a customized Ruger Super Black Hawk that has been fitted with a heavy duty 5-shot 45 Colt cylinder and heavy duty octagon 7 1/2 in barrel. 45 Colt with 10 gr Unique in Ruger Blackhawks and Winchester 94 and 92's. 0 gr but at 590 fps not sure thats enough for 40-50 yard shots?. 0 gr Unique. 45 Colt Review Ruger Redhawk. I've been loading for a Ruger Blackhawk 4 5/8" bbl. The Sixguns of Hamilton Bowen. Today, outdoorsmen use a standard handload of a 250-grain semi-wadcutter at about 1000 fps. The top 3 debates seem to start with the name or proper nomenclature is it 45 Colt or. If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at [email protected] 45 Auto +P). 45 Colt built on the larger. 31 caliber revolvers use #10 percussion caps. 327 Federals. 45 Colt) A. 45 Colt mountain gun in great condition. 0 grs of Bullseye or equivalent). If you're willing to use data from 10 years ago you will reach the 1K mark. Any brand-Large Pistol. With hot loads, the Ruger Blackhawk Bisley. For 2400, they stop at 22. This load is NOT intended for handguns such as older Smith & Wesson, Colt Single Action Army, or the Colt clones imported single action revolvers. Heavy loads that are safe for use in the Ruger Redhawk would destroy a fine Colt SAA. 45ACP Glock Model 17 9mm Glock Model 19 9mm Beretta M9/92 9mm Colt 4-in Python. They then changed the new models later on so that some of them are smaller framed. Use only in the following firearms: 1. 45 ACP cylinder into my Ruger SS Bisley. Deep penetration, controlled expansion, and match-grade accuracy make this load very hard to beat! T. I've got 2 favorite loads for the 45 Colt. 45 Colt to the range for accuracy testing. 44 Magnum and target loads with recoil like mild. 357 Mag Colt 2-in Cobra. 44 Special double-action revolver and the. Hodgdon - 700-X. Again, this assumes you are adhering exactly to components, trim length, and using new, or pretty new brass. The top 3 debates seem to start with the name or proper nomenclature is it 45 Colt or. 45 Colt cartridge can be loaded safely to 32,000 psi pressure in the Ruger single action, and even to higher pressures in the Ruger Redhawk. FWIW Dale53. 450" for a. 45 Colt single action sixguns with extra cylinders available from Colt, Freedom Arms, Ruger, and USFA, Smith & Wesson offers a varied line of Model 625 stainless steel heavy underlug barreled. 45 Colt works hard to get a 250gr bullet up to 850fps. But when I shoot my. You're shooting a Ruger so you can load a little hotter, but its still a. 45 Colt cartridges using 250 grain bullets and Trail Boss. Something with enough "umph" to take a deer and capable against the two legged animals. Hi Pards, I am loading x. All three cyllinder throats needed reaming. The year was 1873 and Colt's latest handgun, the Model P (aka as the Single Action Army Revolver of 1873) was just awarded the contract as the official sidearm for the US Army. 45 Colt Classic Model 25. I've got 2 favorite loads for the 45 Colt. Reloading Data Center. Accurate load in my manual shows 6. 6gr W231 with a WLP. Gelatin tests, however, were impressive. 45 Colt loads before. 45 Silhouette-Hi-Tek) So I load up 25 tonight and when I drop one into. 45 Colt loads. Can anyone provide a link to any reloading data for a 45 Long Colt with a hard cast bullet weight of around 405 gr. 357 and occasionally. I plan on hunting for Deer and Elk this fall and would like to take them with my newly aquired. ATTENTION: New reloading data must be opened as a PDF. This Ruger is built to last. At this point I don't really see a need for the 45 acp load either, personally. Heavy loads that are safe for use in the Ruger Redhawk would destroy a fine Colt SAA. Our research into this issue has resulted in the following recommendations for firearms that we are confident can safely shoot our 45 Colt Bear Load +P and our other 45 Colt +P ammunition. 45 Colt load is capable of 1450fps. But they left the new model Blackhawk 45's able to take ruger only loads. The 6gr RD in the 45colt is a nice plinking load. 45 Colt cartridges using 250 grain bullets and Trail Boss. There are two articles available, with load data, on this very subject. For Single Action Army and replica revolvers, please refer to “45 Colt (SAA and replicas)”. Lead target load: very accurate, my 50 yd target load. The H110 load is ok but you are right it is a warmer load. The recoil shoved the hammer and grips cut into my hand. The year was 1873 and Colt's latest handgun, the Model P (aka as the Single Action Army Revolver of 1873) was just awarded the contract as the official sidearm for the US Army. Around 900 fps. These Heavy. 285" Width: 0. Hot Rod Re-loads For Vaquero. 45 colt old blackpowder specs around 800 fps have shot 25. The recoil is also very impressive / John Taffin has some stout loads listed for the Marlin 1894 in. 3 single-shots; Browning model 1885 single shot; Mauser M98 bolt actions properly converted to fire 45-70 ammunition. s but I swear ) at 25 yards from a rest all shots touching about. 183 COAL Tested 1. 45 JSP Weight (grains) 300 Maximum loads should be used with CAUTION • C = Compressed Load 45 Colt (Ruger and Contender Only) 1193 1156 1048 1041 1029 MAXIMUM. I shot up some heavy "Ruger only" loads that I found after I had sold my Ruger Bisley. If you're willing to use data from 10 years ago you will reach the 1K mark. 45 Colt (Single Action Army & Replicas) 45 Colt (Single Action Army & Replicas) Handgun Cartridge. 45 Colt, sometimes called the. These bullets are the Barnes TSX all copper. 45 colt loads. 45 Colt For Ruger (Oregon Trail Handgun Data) reloading data with 16 loads. Cartridge: 45 Colt. The year was 1873 and Colt's latest handgun, the Model P (aka as the Single Action Army Revolver of 1873) was just awarded the contract as the official sidearm for the US Army. 45 Colt is really three cartridges in one, and if you intend to reload it, you must be aware of the differences. You can reach impressive power levels with. a stronger Ruger Super Blackhawk. Accurate load in my manual shows 6. position right now to check the charge but I'm safely pushing a 360gr Oregon Laser Cast. Just keep those out of Colts or Colt clones because they are NOT designed to shoot that high a pressure load in the. 45 these loads averaged 962 fps and produced a muzzle energy of 532 ft. 45 *Casing image above is an artist rendering and not a real photo of. This was dropped to 20. 45 Colt loads. I started out shooting my own reloads which were charged with W-231. 5 grains unique (depending on the gun and your target velocity) with a 255-265 grain bullet meet most of my needs. 45 Colt+P 255gr Hardcast Solids 50rds. 45 Colt in a Ruger Super Blackhawk. Using a Keith-style SWC hardcast bullet, this loading makes your. I was into the Cowboy shooting for a while with the 45 Colts but soon found out the way to compete in that sport is to shot a 38 Spec. In our opinion, the Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style. of Win 231/HP38. Our load data is intended for “Strong Action” handguns. 44 Magnum and target loads with recoil like mild. ive heard that the 45long colt would work for deer but only if they are loaded very hot and used in a ruger i dont have a ruger and i do have the H&R hartford single action some say that they wont handle "hunting" loads others say they will i was goin to use a mild load like a 230 cast flat point at or around 1100fps goin to be shots under 50yds before goin out and buyin every thing just. 5" barrel and was wondering about the section of data that say for Ruger/TC only. They're the Hornady FP Cowboy 225-grain. 45 Colt are at or below the SAAMI MAP (Maximum Average Pressure) of 14,000 psi. The Fabulous Family of Forty-Four Sixguns. The 45 Colt loaded to it's potential in modern revolvers is a great hunting/bear load. After considerable dry firing (during the trigger work) and another 100 or so reloads, the cylinder has no wear line. 45 Long Colt) Cartridge Type: Height: 1. Only FFFg BLACK POWDER may be used in these or similar percussion revolvers. Observations to the following data include that as the Power. 45 Colt Review Ruger Redhawk. All three cyllinder throats needed reaming. The following are some other 45 colt load recommendations for Ruger Blackhawks from respected sources that I have run across over the years. 09, while select standard-pressure handloads containing 280-grain bullets pushed to 950 fps factor at 17. a stronger Ruger Super Blackhawk. Is it safe to load beefed-up. 275” 225 BARNES XPB 14. I use a taper crimp die from a 45 acp die set and seat the shoulder of the bullet flush with the case mouth. Or do a search, there a gazillion threads on 45 Colt loads. 45 Colt to 80% of the pressure of the. I have Lyman showing a Ruger & TC Only load for the #454190 250gr with 11. 45 Colt, though a lot of people will say absolutely don't do it. 45 Colt mountain gun in great condition. 45 Colt Rifle For smaller pests, CCI offers shotshell rounds in several loadings, including (from left to right). 5" barrelled revolvers. Both have an MSRP of $979. In my 7 1/2" Ruger. I don't have the newer Speer manual and am needing load data for Ruger Black Hawk loads for the 45 Colt with the Speer 300 gr SP bullet. This is the equivalent of +P loading as normal pressure for the. 17 Remington Load Data; 204 Ruger Load Data; 22 Hornet Load Data; 221 Remington Fireball Load Data; 222 Remington Load Data; 223 Remington Load Data; 5. 45 Colt is really three cartridges in one, and if you intend to reload it, you must be aware of the differences. Hamilton Bowen's. Just keep those out of Colts or Colt clones because they are NOT designed to shoot that high a pressure load in the. Reply With Quote 07-18-2019, 12:03 PM #6. 45 Colt +P loads are safe in all LARGE FRAME Ruger revolvers. Read the articles on John Linebaughs - CustomSixguns. 5 inch ruger blackhawk. Just for everyone on this forum, a Modern Starline. Lead target load: very accurate, my 50 yd target load. 454" bullet being used in. 45 Colt For Ruger (Oregon Trail Handgun Data) reloading data with 16 loads. Trigger pull was a slightly creepy 4. 5" barrel and was wondering about the section of data that say for Ruger/TC only. 45 Colt that are built on heavy duty frames, such as the Ruger, Freedom Arms, Colt Anaconda, and Thompson-Center Contender will handle this load with authority. I've got a lb of AA#7 that I want to use, and there is factory load data for it, but like I said, it's in the high pressure section of the book. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. If you got a manual that doesn't list much for 255gr in. Loaded May 1, 2017. Sturm, Ruger & Co. I've got 2 favorite loads for the 45 Colt. 45 with lead bullets is no. bullet over 40 grains of black powder, the load produced 1,000 feet per second (fps) out of the new Colt Single Action Army with a 7. Posts about 45 Colt written by Sierra Bullets. Search loads for 255gr in. It isn't necessary to place the revolver on half cock. 45 Colt is 14,000 psi. That said, the top loads of the 480 Ruger are producing more energy at 100 yards than that heavy 45 Colt does at the muzzle. 460 you will be fine. 45 ACP Auto. Now I know that in general, heavier bullets should get less powder. I shot up some heavy "Ruger only" loads that I found after I had sold my Ruger Bisley. 45 Colt+P 300gr Bonded Hunter™ 20rds. I apologize in advance if its already here. The Ruger’s loading gate may be opened with the hammer down. My SS Ruger. 45 Colt loads do seal the cartridge case to the chamber! only outlaws will have guns! Ruger SA. 45 Colt appeared in 1872 it was the magnum handgun round of its time. They then changed the new models later on so that some of them are smaller framed. As long as you don't load Ruger/TC data, I am sure you are good to go. 45 Colt page with about a dozen different powders. 45 Colt published load data. Redhawk ® in. Almost seven years ago, Ruger introduced their New Vaquero single action revolver. These loads are safe in ANY. However, it is quite slow, even for this cartridge, at 775 fps. Look at it this way: There is one set of data for the Colt Single Action Army revolver and its clones, held to a lower velocity and pressure limit. george, I'm not sure what "book" your loading data comes from, but 6gr of RedDot in a 45acp case is pushing max. Ruger Redhawk double action revolver, chambered for. Using bullets from Semi Wad Cutter, Flat Point. The velocity is right at 1000fps. I just checked. 460 you will be fine. Maximum loads should be used with CAUTION • C = Compressed Load 45 Colt (Ruger and Contender Only) 1183 1180 1151 1082 1079 1067 1064 MAXIMUM CHARGE. Almost seven years ago, Ruger introduced their New Vaquero single action revolver. 0 unique 250 gr lead swc in my ww2 lend lease colt new service for 6 shot 1 hole groups ( I KNOW sounds like b. I realize that 255 is pretty heavy for 45 acp, but I would think I can get these to work. This Ruger is built to last. It is my first S&W. Yet, in the right gun, the tried-and-true cartridge is an absolute sledgehammer. 4515” then polished them lightly. Re: 45 Colt loads. 44 mag and my. 45 Colt that can handle hot Ruger only loads and can cycle heavy 300+ grain bullets and it seems that the only one that can do that is the Rossi in. One thing that troubles me about the Ruger Red Hawk in 45 Colt is no one is publishing any data that loads for the TC or SBH (or Bisleys) are safe in the Ruger Red Hawk 45 Colt. 45 Cowboy Special (or sometimes just 45 Special) is a 45 ACP case, with a 45 Colt rim. Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:44 pm Post subject: Re: Hot loads for a Ruger #1 in 45-70 My load for my. Buy a Ruger Blackhawk 45 Colt online. The 6gr RD in the 45colt is a nice plinking load. 327 Federals. 45 Colt loads in a carbine, especially the heavy 300+ grain loads. Without running different brands and models each through several hundred thousand operating cycles in an engineering laboratory to develop actual performance data , we are forced to rely on. Started out loading with the standard SAAMI spec loading using a 255 grn. For 2400, they stop at 22. Taking a look at the Alliant powder load data would indicate that is a reasonable load with certain bullets. 45 Colt is 14,000 psi. 45 Colt and. I've got some 240gr XTPs loaded at the high end of the rifle data that I want to deer hunt with, just haven't got a chance to yet. What that means is if I wanted to shoot lighter. Sow's Ear Becomes A Silk Purse! USFA PRESERVING SIXGUN HISTORY. 566 ft lbs 20 Round Box. 45 Long Colt) Cartridge Type: Height: 1. Can anyone help finding load data with this combination of caliber and. 45 Colt Convertible and use my. 451" 450 Bushmaster bullets. 45 Colt cartridges using 250 grain bullets and Trail Boss. I have shot thousands of 250 gr lead. 45 Colt+P 265-gr. We knew that we could develop a couple standard pressure 45 colt loads that would feature a 255gr. I soon learned that it shot OK, but not as well as I had come to expect a good Ruger to shoot, so I set about to do some work on it. However, I've cast some 405 gr bullets using 45/70 moulds, and have sized the bullets. Note: This data should NOT be used in the Ruger New Model Vaquero (Manufactured in 2005 or newer). 45 ACP cylinder into my Ruger SS Bisley. 44 Special and. The Ruger's loading gate may be opened with the hammer down. 5 inch ruger blackhawk. 44 Special double-action revolver and the. I fire the same load once in a Ruger Blackhawk. XTP bullets. 45 ACP in moonclips to boot. Select a Bullet Weight 260 300. Always check the manual. For Single Action Army and replica revolvers, please refer to “45 Colt (SAA and replicas)”. Commonly available bullets are 250, 300, 350, 400, and 500 grain. The only revolver cartridges I can find around here are. 45 Colt loads. For this hunt I used my recently customized Ruger Bisley in 45 Colt. I worked with three different loads, Hornady 185 grain Critical Defense, Winchester 225 grain PDX, and Fiocchi 250 grain LRN cowboy ammo. 45 Silhouette-Hi-Tek) So I load up 25 tonight and when I drop one into. I did load testing of primers and loads with hs6. corbon makes a lead free 45 colt +p. Load Data Eligible Ruger SR1911. I've seen some data in Handloader magazines where they list 45 Colt data in several pressure groups. Maximum loads should be used with CAUTION • C = Compressed Load 45 Colt (Ruger and Contender Only) 1183 1180 1151 1082 1079 1067 1064 MAXIMUM CHARGE. These are Blackhawk only loads and are a bit stout. the 44 Magnum. 36,000psi There are. 357-size frame. In this photo the first revolver from the left and the third are my two. 45 Colt for many years. 45 Colt BHs are very accurate with 260 grain swc over 18 grains of 2400 for 1250 fps. One is my granddads Colt he bought in 1918. ) Use your WW 296 when you want to cut in the afterburners. 44 Magnum enthusiasts rested on stronger brass. I've looked around for information on 2 types of loads for the gun but I haven't found a definitive answer. If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at [email protected] Ruger Redhawk 45Colt. Where it lists H110 you can safely substitute W296 since Hodgdon tells us they are the same. 5 grains unique (depending on the gun and your target velocity) with a 255-265 grain bullet meet most of my needs. You're shooting a Ruger so you can load a little hotter, but its still a. 45 colt loads. In this photo the first revolver from the left and the third are my two. Currently I like Power Pistol more. Then, I stepped up to the Ruger only loads. 45 Colt By Chuck Hawks. Shes a beauty. Long story, quite a horse trade. 45 ACP cylinder I shoot the same loads as I do with my 625's - 200 gr H&G #68 ahead of 4. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. 45 Colt are when it is used in a Colt Single Action Army or one of the clones vs. For comparison the above. We knew that we could develop a couple standard pressure 45 colt loads that would feature a 255gr. These include FEDERAL 45 LC 225GR SWC HP 20PKT, FEDERAL AMERICAN EAGLE 45 COLT 225 GRAIN JSP 50PKT, HORNADY 45 COLT 225GR FTX AMMUNITION 20PKT. Hornady SP load data specifically Post by coyoterod » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:12 am hi guys, as I'm new to the 204 Ruger, I have a H&R Ultra Varmint to start off with, I haven't been posting, but have popped in now and then to add to my learnin' !. Fans of the 45Colt stood on higher velocity for the same pressure. I have a Ruger Blackhawk 45acp/45 Colt convertable. This data is intended for original Single Action Army, Ruger New Model Vaquero, and SAA replica revolvers. 45 Colt (Ruger & T/C Only) (Lee Precision Data) Warning! Notes: These loads must not be used in old or reproduction firearms. 45 LC round you take into grizzly country for protection. purchase a Ruger New Model Blackhawk. 5 inch barrel revolver. I have shot thousands of 250 gr lead. RUGER ONLY LOADS in. However I cannot find a published load for W231 at this level. Ruger Redhawk double action revolver, chambered for. My dad has an 1899 Colt 45, which is an amazing shooter. You're shooting a Ruger so you can load a little hotter, but its still a. The 3rd load tested was my own 45 Colt reloads using Alliant’s 2400 powder producing 890fps. I've looked around for information on 2 types of loads for the gun but I haven't found a definitive answer. The 45 Colt version uses the same frame and cylinder dimensions as the 44 Magnum version so it is strong enough for moderately-hot 45 Colt loads*. If you want to go heavy artelery, I suggest that you look at the BFR in 45-70 or the 45/410 combo. 45 Colt are at or below the SAAMI MAP (Maximum Average Pressure) of 14,000 psi. Again, this assumes you are adhering exactly to components, trim length, and using new, or pretty new brass. 5 gr as MAX load with a velocity of 1185 out of 10" TC. 45 Colt loads before. I've got 2 favorite loads for the 45 Colt. Using bullets from Hornady XTP-MAG, Hornady HP-XTP, Hornady XTP-MAG or HP-XTP. So what other powder do have in stock. 45 Colt loads. In a section specifically titled "45 Colt for Ruger or Contender only" Speer makes reference to velocities up to 1300 feet per second with 200 grain bullets. I use a taper crimp die from a 45 acp die set and seat the shoulder of the bullet flush with the case mouth. The top 3 debates seem to start with the name or proper nomenclature is it 45 Colt or. If you desire a lighter-weight version, there is an aluminum-frame 9mm variant that weighs in at only 27. 45 Colt), is the oldest service cartridge still in use today. After considerable dry firing (during the trigger work) and another 100 or so reloads, the cylinder has no wear line. Note: This data should NOT be used in the Ruger New Model Vaquero (Manufactured in 2005 or newer). Wait, and then read them again. loads are produc-ing something less than 32,000 CUp, which is generally considered (even scientifically) the safe working limit for Ruger. 44 Magnum enthusiasts rested on stronger brass. 45 colt loads that are safe for everything, (including SAA clones) then they jump right to Ruger only, TC contender etc. 45 Colt, sometimes called the. After considerable dry firing (during the trigger work) and another 100 or so reloads, the cylinder has no wear line. This Ruger is built to last. New Vaquero exhibited excellent accuracy at 25 yards. I'm looking for input on ya'lls favorite. 44 Mag, loaded light, will feel like a. 45 Cowboy Special (or sometimes just 45 Special) is a 45 ACP case, with a 45 Colt rim. 26” ¦ Twist: 1-16” ¦ Primer: REM 2 ½ ¦ Bullet Diameter: 0. 45 Long Colt from him. I wouldn't hesitate to hunt with a. 45 Colt is really three cartridges in one, and if you intend to reload it, you must be aware of the differences. It is my favorite accuracy powder , it devolped speed slow and consistently. All Ruger large frame revolvers chambered in 45 Colt or 454 Casull, (never. 5" barrelled revolvers. by Nosler Inc. 0 unique 250 gr lead swc in my ww2 lend lease colt new service for 6 shot 1 hole groups ( I KNOW sounds like b. The 45 Colt is the foundation of many debates occurring daily on the internet and in gun shops around the world. I'd be leery of straying outside of their warnings, but perhaps other loading manuals might have some pressure tested data for standard. 45 Colt, but Accurate lists data for 14,000 PSI and 30000 PSI don't see the 250g XTP in their data. Winchester Super X. I'm shooting a Ruger New Vaquero, and just ordered some Keith-style 255 gr. The solution is simple. I've been using 325 gr bullets. They're the Hornady FP Cowboy 225-grain. Just finished looking through a batch of old (1970's) Muzzleblasts Magazines and an article in one talked about loading the ruger old army. One is my granddads Colt he bought in 1918. 45 Colt load is capable of 1450fps. The 45-70 Government cartridge is the oldest rifle cartridge chambered in modern firearms. Be forewarned (Personally, I'd stick with the traditional Lead Keith/standard load and enjoy myself a whole lot more). 45 Colt (often called. 45 Colt at Make Mine A Marlin. 45 Colt vs 45 Long Colt History. I use a taper crimp die from a 45 acp die set and seat the shoulder of the bullet flush with the case mouth. After that I had to get a Ruger Vaquero. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. This big, wooley "San Diego" blood line boar was slowly. 45 JSP Weight (grains) 300 Maximum loads should be used with CAUTION • C = Compressed Load 45 Colt (Ruger and Contender Only) 1193 1156 1048 1041 1029 MAXIMUM. 183 COAL Tested 1. The Blackhawk is the stronger gun and the "Ruger" 45 Colt loads are intended for this model. 17 Remington Load Data; 204 Ruger Load Data; 22 Hornet Load Data; 221 Remington Fireball Load Data; 222 Remington Load Data; 223 Remington Load Data; 5. The revolver is timed perfectly. 45-70 is 41. These loads are safe in ANY. 45 Colt is 14,000 psi. 45ACP Glock Model 17 9mm Glock Model 19 9mm Beretta M9/92 9mm Colt 4-in Python. I fired the Redhawk with a variety of 45 ACP and 45 Colt ammunition, from standard pressure 45 ACP through +P+ loads, and with both standard-pressure and heavy 45 Colt Magnum loads. 45 Colt gas-checked bullet, #454490GC, that was designed by Ray Thompson who also brought forth the. This is the equivalent of +P loading as normal pressure for the. This is the. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. It is noteworthy that both Frank Hamer and Tom Threepersons carried the. These are capable rifles made with modern metal alloys and designed and proofed for 45 Colt loadings!. Other articles Linebaugh's Custom Sixguns - The. Users can shoot. Or do a search, there a gazillion threads on 45 Colt loads. Extra Cylinder: 45 Colt / 45 Auto. 45 Colt is hard to find in my environs. Yeah, that'd be a little stiff - ONLY USE PROVEN LOAD DATA FROM THE POWDER MANUFACTURER PERTAINING TO YOUR FIREARM -. Add to Wish List. They are Speer 260gr JHP, 9. Posts about 45 Colt written by Sierra Bullets. In the late ‘90s, I bought a 7 ½” Ruger Bisley Blackhawk in. I do love the “Ruger Only”loads in the 45 Colt. here in cali we have a lead free condor zone and at the time the corbon load was the only lead free round in 45 colt so i decided to not buy the new model vaquero. Great Big Bore Leverguns; Great Loads. 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. Sow's Ear Becomes A Silk Purse! USFA PRESERVING SIXGUN HISTORY. Reloading Education. 45 Colt loads in a carbine, especially the heavy 300+ grain loads. 45/410 and have shot corbon+p 300 grain loads with no problems- the ruger bisley and black are essentialy same gun just differant handle. Cliffs Guns Safes Reloading. 45 colt power. One in Handloader #275 and the other in #283. This is right up my alley. 357 and occasionally. 45 Auto Rim with a 260 gr bullet, and also a. 357 Mag / 9mm Luger. 45 Long Colt Ruger Blackhawk. 45 Colt), is the oldest service cartridge still in use today. For a medium load I use 10. It is my first S&W. I love that Taurus Judge, makes an excellent woods Gun. 45 Colt hunting ammunition (such as the loads from Buffalo Bore ); the cylinder walls are thicker than are. I like 250 gr XTP 24 gr H110 in a 45 Colt Uberti 1874 Colt clone. 45 Long Colt) Ballistics cartridge. Where is a good place to find info on this ? I see data in my manuals for 45 Colt and Ruger only 45 Colt but I am a bit lost on the "small frame" Rugers. From what Ive found so far there are general. purchase a Ruger New Model Blackhawk. I shot up some heavy "Ruger only" loads that I found after I had sold my Ruger Bisley. Is it safe to load beefed-up. The Redhawk is the strongest. I've got some 240gr XTPs loaded at the high end of the rifle data that I want to deer hunt with, just haven't got a chance to yet. Other than being sold with multiple cylinders, these firearms are identical to the Blackhawk. 45 Colt appeared in 1872 it was the magnum handgun round of its time. 45 Colt (often called. Reactions: Reb Tyree. 45 ACP cylinder into my Ruger SS Bisley. 45 Cowboy Special (or sometimes just 45 Special) is a 45 ACP case, with a 45 Colt rim. 45 colt rounds into ANY. Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:44 pm Post subject: Re: Hot loads for a Ruger #1 in 45-70 My load for my. Select a Bullet Make Sierra Speer. It is my first S&W. Hodgdon - 700-X. You're shooting a Ruger so you can load a little hotter, but its still a. ) DO NOT USE SMOKELESS POWDER in any blackpowder firearm. Heavy doses of 296 are required for full power acheivement. 45 Colt loads. Sow's Ear Becomes A Silk Purse! USFA PRESERVING SIXGUN HISTORY. 45 Colt Case holds approx. Often featuring a 250 gr. 45 Colts, that's the load I'd use. Reloading Education. 45 Colt is a close match to 44 mag dimensions, so the Rossi gun SHOULD be able to handle Ruger loads in the high 20, 000psi range. According to the Hornady manual, these bullets will work for. 183 Sectional Density 0. I like that it can be used on pistol ranges here in northern california. The revolver is timed perfectly. 45 Colt that are built on the larger. A popular debate about 10 years ago was the hot loaded 45 Colt vs. 72" and an average of 3. You have to consider the gun you have & what your use is. 45 Long Colt, 45 Colt is better than 44 Magnum especially if reloading and last but not least, should 45 Colt be used for hunting. Like said above, trying to achieve 1000 fps from a 250gr bullet in a. Ruger Redhawk 45 Auto-45 Colt Range Time & Review This firearm shoots very easy with 45ACP and the lighter 45 LC loads but is still manageable while firing heavy loads delivering 1200-1300 ft. 45 colt power. 45 ACP cylinder into my Ruger SS Bisley. Ruger Redhawk. Sell your Ruger Blackhawk 45 Colt for FREE today on GunsAmerica!. 327 Federals. Never had a problem. 45 colt loads that are safe for everything, (including SAA clones) then they jump right to Ruger only, TC contender etc. Read the articles on John Linebaughs - CustomSixguns. 6 grains of titegroup, 1. The gun has a 6 inch barrel and I was able to install a Freedom Arms red fiber optic front sight and along with an excellent trigger job by the Pistol Parlor it was almost easy to use the iron sights and make the shot. 45 Colt in an attempt not to find load data for the projectile in question, of course, but to get an idea where to start. So we have loads for older Colts and such. This means we can load the. This was dropped to 20. You will get the 800 fps you're looking for but 1,000, I think not. Buy a Ruger Blackhawk 45 Colt online. In the late ‘90s, I bought a 7 ½” Ruger Bisley Blackhawk in. 45 Colt page with about a dozen different powders. I have one in the. 45 Colt, shoots to the sights at 25 yards, and is a pleasant load to shoot. But they left the new model Blackhawk 45's able to take ruger only loads. Hodgdon - 800-X. Allow me to preface any further comments by saying I have consulted my Hodgdon #26, Hornady 4th - 7th addns, Speer # 12 & 13, Lee Second Ed, Nosler #3, Lyman cast bullet handbook and my Loadbook Complete Manual for the. The solution is simple. 45 Colt works hard to get a 250gr bullet up to 850fps. hard cast Hammer Head designed for use in 2nd and 3rd Generation Colt Single Actions and recently produced Uberti replicas. We have a loading for flattop sized Rugers, then a loading for Super Blackhawk,Redhawk etc. Just do not exceed published data for the. 452” Case: REM ¦ Max Case Length: 1. This big, wooley "San Diego" blood line boar was slowly. The bullet is from Missouri Bullet Company (. 45 Colt hunting ammunition (such as the loads from Buffalo Bore ); the cylinder walls are thicker than are. 285” ¦ Trim Length: 1. 45colt fan also. Click "Get Data" to view results. If you fix the title of your thread to 45 Colt, there will be a bunch of similar threads pop up at the bottom of this thread. Select a Bullet Weight 260 300. I've got 2 favorite loads for the 45 Colt. When the Ruger. 590" Speer Part No. Any brand-Large Pistol. The gun I have in mind is a New Vaquero. 45 Colt double action handgun made. 45 Colt T/C & Ruger (Using Hornady Bullets) reloading data with 78 loads. The new Lyman manual is just plain awful in this regard. The 6gr RD in the 45colt is a nice plinking load. But they left the new model Blackhawk 45's able to take ruger only loads. lonQtt* Ccmmont MAXIMUM LOADS P©*c*t Grain* Vnl Puiier 2i5 (USWC GC P0. For Single Action Army and replica revolvers, please refer to “45 Colt (SAA and replicas)”. Bottom line is Ruger only loads for the 45 Colt in the 1894 is perfectly safe. Variety of caliber, barrel length, grips, finish and weight guarantees a model to meet the needs of today’s single-action shooters. Great Big Bore Leverguns; Great Loads. I'm not trying to make super screamers but I want a good hot load for some 275g bullets I have. 38-40/10mm Auto, and. Just do not exceed published data for the. 10 reloading manual state that they do not exceed 15,000 psi. 20 Round Box.