How wide is a revolver cylinder?

How wide is a revolver cylinder?

The Taurus mid-size frame (M66) has a 40mm cylinder (approx. 1.58″) while the large frame (M608) has a 44mm cylinder (approx.

Is 45 colt and 45 ACP the same?

The primary difference between the 45 Long Colt and 45 ACP is readily apparent: One is designed for a revolver, while the other is designed for a semi-auto. If you would rather differentiate the two cartridges by their lengths alone, the 45 Long Colt is 0.325” longer.

Can you shoot 45 ACP out of a 45 Long Colt revolver?

You cannot shoot 45 acp out of a . 45 colt unless you get a conversion cylinder for it, no 44 ammo either.

What is the spinning thing on a revolver called?

In firearms, the cylinder is the cylindrical, rotating part of a revolver containing multiple chambers, each of which is capable of holding a single cartridge.

Is a 44 or 45 more powerful?

44 Magnum is listed at over twice the muzzle energy (806 ft-lbs) and has 665 ft-lbs after 50 yards. The MagTech 250-grain . 45 Colt has a muzzle energy of 321 ft-lbs and at 50 yards maintains 300 ft-lbs. 44 Magnum is clearly the more powerful cartridge.

Can I shoot 45 ACP in my Taurus Judge?

The chamber pressure of the 45 acp is higher than the 45 colt. Taurus does not recommend the acp round in the judge.

How big is the cylinder throat on a.45 Colt?

It would seem that after over 150 years of revolver manufacture, that those involved in the process would have settled upon a proper diameter for cylinder throats in relation to barrel dimensions, but it just ain’t so. Oddly, the problem occurs most often with our oldest centerfire revolver cartridge in common use; the .45 Colt.

What do you need to Reame a.45 revolver?

Brownells’ cylinder throat reaming tool is a simple and relatively-inexpensive way to solve a common accuracy problem with .45 revolvers: undersize cylinder throats. As tested, the reamer kit consists of the cutting tool and six pilot bushings. A T-handle, commonly seen in tap sets, and oil are the only other items needed.

Is there a cylinder throat Reamer for.45 revolvers?

There are untold thousands of good .45 revolvers that could benefit from this simple procedure, with more being made every day. If you have a .45 Colt, .45 ACP, or .45 Auto Rim revolver, shoot it first. If it is accurate, you are blessed. If it is not, the problem could be undersize cylinder throats, and Brownells has the answer.

What is the bore diameter of a.45 Ruger?

I have a pair of .45 Ruger Vaqueros that were shipped with a proper bore diameter of .452, with cylinder throat diameters of between .4505 to .451.