What is 45 LC good for?

What is 45 LC good for?

The 45 Colt can be used in both rifle and pistol if both are chambered for it thus reducing the types of ammo needed to carry. According to lots of western movies it also has medical uses. Like cauterizing arrow and bullet wounds. Pull the bullet from the case.

Is 45 Colt the same as 45 LC?

This cartridge was adopted by the U.S. Army in 1873 and served as an official US military handgun cartridge for 14 years. While it is sometimes referred to as . 45 Long Colt or . 45 LC, to differentiate it from the very popular ….

.45 Colt
Used by United States
Production history
Designer U.S. Army
Designed 1872

What is the velocity of a 45 long colt?

45 Colt has a muzzle velocity of 860 feet-per-second (fps).

Is 45 LC hard to find?

45lc? It’s hard to find locally. Like many revolver rounds, it really benefits if you can reload, that’s the only way I can keep my Blackhawk fed. If you must make a compromise to carry a concealed handgun, compromise on fashion, not the firearm.

How powerful is the 45 Colt?

45 Colt. Colt revolvers, Colt clones and similar handguns, are designed to operate at about 14,000 psi. The hefty revolvers, like select Ruger and Freedom Arms guns, can handle much higher pressures, around the 25,000 psi range. 45 Colt cartridge exists today because it is a powerful, useful cartridge.

Is there Lee Precision Data for 45 Colt?

The .45 Colt with Lee Precision Data is a very popular load. Below you will find reloading data associated with the .45 Colt in different variations with different powder variants for loading and bullet types. Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.

What should I reload my 45 Colt LSWC at?

All the books and reloading manuals caution against reduced loads with slower powders. Alliant’s recipe for a 250 gr. LSWC is a max of 15.4 grs of 2400 which keeps the velocity below 1000 fps. However, I am considering a starting load if 13 grs. and working up in .5 gr. increments.

When did the 45 Colt pistol come out?

It’s pretty hard to find any other handgun cartridge that is as versatile as the good old 45 Colt. If you’re into reloading, here’s some valuable load data to get you started. In 1935 we entered the “Magnum Sixgun Era” with the arrival of the 357 Magnum; however, long before that we had the 45 Colt.

Which is the best primer for a.45 Colt?

Warning! Notes: Large Pistol primer; with NEVER EXCEED LOADS maintain Minimum Over All Length or longer (Modern Reloading – Second Edition – Richard Lee) The .45 Colt with Lee Precision Data is a very popular load.