The late Elmer Keith's pushing the .44 Special to quasi-magnum ballistics eventually led to the .44 Magnum round and in Contenders and Ruger revolvers, the .45 Colt can be similarly jacked up. The .454 Casull is more powerful than the .44 Magnum but has the same dimensions as the .45 Colt round.
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THE .44-40 WINCHESTER (.44WCF) "Winchester '73, The Gun That Won The West" had as its most serious chambering, the .44 Winchester Center Fire. Introduced in the same year as the .45 Colt, the .44-40 looks much like a .45 that has been necked down to .44 giving a slightly bottlenecked cartridge for ease of feeding in the lever action Winchester.
Oct 04, 2016 · As to the lack of lever rifles in .45 Colt: That’s true. The .44-40 occupied this space, and with good reason. Look at the taper on the .44-40 case. It makes it much easier to extract that brass reliably than a case with no taper like the .45 Colt. The .44-40 was designed to be easy to extract from actions with low extraction force – and it.
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Re: 44-40 vs 45 colt. « Reply #8 on: February 17, 2018, 03:29:56 PM » The thin case mouth and slight bottleneck is what make the 44-40 better with blackpowder. seals the chamber on a rifle better than the 45 colt,
Dec 18, 2002 · .45 Colt vs .44-40 vs .357 Magnum Handguns: The Revolver Forum. The .44-40 is a really nice caliber for BP. Its a necked case originally designed for 40 grains of BP (actually somewhere between 35-40 depending).
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.45 Long Colt – The premier revolver cartridge of the black powder era, it remained our most powerful handgun cartridge until the advent of the .357 Magnum. Historically, it was never chambered in rifles. The modern sport of cowboy action shooting has resulted in .45 Colt carbines being offered for the first time.
Mar 15, 2008 · the colt 45. the factory ammo and reloads will have a edge over the 44-40 i have both rifles and revolvers in both calibers and have used both for hunting.i have taken deer and wild rams in Hawaii with the 44-40 its a good round but the 45 has a bit more power and it will be cheaper to buy ammo or reload. the 44-40 has a 200 gr bullet and the.
45 Long Colt cartridge into his .44/40 Model 73, jamming the rifle nicely. Pulling out his knife, Lloyd unscrewed the 73′s side plate, pried out the .45, replaced the part, and got back in the.
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Reload 40 Sw The .40 S&W (10×22mm Smith & Wesson) is a rimless pistol cartridge developed jointly by major American firearms manufacturers Smith & Wesson and Winchester. The .40 S&W was developed from the ground up as a law enforcement cartridge designed to duplicate performance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's reduced-velocity 10mm Auto cartridge. Students, Parents Chant
Like I said, I own a number of guns in .45 Colt, but only one in .44-40 WCF. To me, the .45 Colt is the more ubiquitous of the two in today's market. Yes, historically speaking, it was the .44-40 WCF that was the combo cartridge for handguns and lever actions.
The .45 Colt at that time did not enjoy the .44-40's advantage of a Winchester rifle chambered for it, allowing use of the same cartridge in both pistol and rifle. The rumor was that early .45 Colt cartridges had a very minimal rim, and would not eject reliably. Currently manufactured brass has a rim of adequate diameter for such uses.