Is 45 Colt and 45 Long Colt the same ammo?

Is 45 Colt and 45 Long Colt the same ammo?

They are both the same cartridge. 45 Colt is the original cartridge name. It began to be called 45 Long Colt to avoid confusion with the . 45 ACP cartridge.

Does the judge shoot 45 Colt or 45 Long Colt?

Because in addition to the famous and long-lived . 45 Colt it can fire, this revolver can also chamber and fire . 410 shotshell chambering, Taurus redesigned the revolver with the model number 4510 — and dubbed it The Judge. Needless to say, the name stuck.

What’s the difference between 45 and 45 Long Colt?

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. The 45 Long Colt’s shell casing thus features a rim that enables it to sit securely in a cylinder.

What ammo can a 45 Colt shoot?

45 Colt originally was a black-powder cartridge, but modern loadings use smokeless powder. The original black-powder loads called for 28 to 40 grains (1.8 to 2.6 g) of black powder behind a 230-to-255-grain (14.9 to 16.5 g) lead bullet. These loads developed muzzle velocities of up to 1,050 ft/s (320 m/s).

Will 45 Long Colt work in a judge?

Any standard power 45 colt, or long colt, or LC should work with no problem. Like others said any 410, newer ones even say handgun on the box, should work just fine in a 3″ chambered JUDGE. Please save your money and do not buy slug 410s, as a 45 colt give much more accurate shooting.

Can you shoot 410 out of a 45 long colt?

Post subject: Re: Can I shoot 45 long colt in my 410? The short answer is NO, it would be unsafe. The standard bore diameter of a 410 is as expected 0.410 inches in diameter with constriction down to ~0.375 inch if your gun is choked about full choke .

How much does it cost to reload 45 long colt?

You can reload . 45 Long Colt for approx. $11/box of 25 or $22/box of 50. Now it sells in boxes of 20 so you are best off reloading your own.

Is a 45 Colt expensive?

45 Colt (some call it . 45 Long Colt, but that is a misnomer) is expensive and can be hard to locate. Many times the only ammo you can find are light loaded “cowboy” loads used in cowboy action shooting competitions.